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Check out our Top 100 Colors of 550 paracord all in one place! With options starting at $3.99 and Free Shipping on orders $8.99 and up - Paracord Planet is the best places to shop for paracord. All colors are 100% Made in the USA. Paracord comes in 10 foot, 25 foot, 50 foot and 100 foot hanks, or buy in bulk with our 250 foot and 1000 foot spool options. 

What is Paracord?

Paracord (also known as Parachute Cord) is a lightweight, nylon kernmantle (inner core protected by a woven outer sheath) rope originally used in the military for suspension lines in parachutes as well as many other purposes where cordage was needed. Veteran’s found thousands of other uses for paracord as time went on including fishing line, survival gear, shoe laces, belts and so much more. 550 Para cord is one of the toughest, most dependable cords available.

The smooth texture of the rope comes from the 32-strand interwoven nylon sheath (kernmantle). Encased in the strong and smooth sheath are 7 nylon inner strands, both of which contribute to the cords 550-pound tensile strength. Another bonus of paracord are the versatile inner strands – which can be removed anytime you need a small and durable string in a wide variety of situations.

Expanding the usage of paracord even further, easily learn weaves, wraps and knots tailor made for easy unravelling in survival situations.

Popular Uses:

  • Crafting - bracelets, lanyards, and keychains
  • Survival - fishing/trapping, fastening, and first aid
  • Fashion - belts, shoelaces, and jewelry

What you can expect from all Paracord Planet 550 Paracord:

  • 100% Made in the USA
  • Type III Nylon Paracord
  • Approximately 4mm in Diameter (.16 inches)
  • 550lbs Tensile Strength
  • 32-Strand Interwoven Nylon Sheath
  • 7 Nylon Inner Strands





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  • 5
    550 paracord

    Posted by Donna on May 14th 2022

    It's the best 550 paracord I've found

  • 5
    paracord for ham radio

    Posted by kevin on May 9th 2022

    the paracord works perfect for hanging my remote ham radio antenna

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Dale on May 9th 2022

    Strong product that will hold up to the elements. Love the variety of colors.

  • 5
    Black 550

    Posted by Patrick R. Connelly on Apr 21st 2022

    Great company. Great product. Great price.

  • 5
    Parachord 550

    Posted by David on Mar 13th 2022

    Very tough stuff.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on Feb 25th 2022

    very nice material and colors

  • 5
    I love your product ,turnaround time and price.

    Posted by phil bibeau (Anita) on Nov 6th 2021

    will definitely buy more as needed. you're the best!

  • 5
    item as ordered , great packaging, arrived on time what more could a customer wan t?!

    Posted by Phil Bibeau on Nov 4th 2021

    This was my second order from your company . Keep up the great service.

  • 5
    Kaleidoscope Para cord

    Posted by Pamela Carter on Oct 18th 2021

    Colors were vibrant,clients love the colors stand out. My only suggestion is to wrap cord on a much longer tube, the short tube cord comes unraveled takes time to untangle. Super product for my product. Will order again thanks

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