- Minimum breaking strength: 550 lb
- Diameter: Approx 5/32"
- Core yarns: 7 Strands
- Total length: 100 ft
- Weight: Approx. 0.3 lbs
100 Feet 550 Paracord
There are a number of items that belong in your car or bag wherever you go. A person can place duck tape and a good knife in that list. Another item that goes on that list is definitely some type of cordage. Within this cordage group is paracord. 550 Paracord has been in use since World War II and has been a standard in go bags ever since.
What makes Paracord so ideal for your pack?
There are a number of benefits of paracord. One of the benefits of paracord is that it is lightweight for the tensile strength of the cord. Our paracord is Mil-Spec Type III cord. In other words, there is a 7-strand cord that provides its strength to the cord. Secondly, the line is also guaranteed at a minimum of 550 pounds as a test line. The flexibility, portability and strength of our 550 paracord ensures that you will have a great tool when you need it.
Why would one need Paracord?
Paracord is so versatile that it can be used in many different situations. In an emergency, one is going to want to have cordage of some type around. For medical emergencies there are quite a bit of things one can use 100 ft of 550 Paracord for. For example, one can make a sling utilizing multiple strands of the cordage or having it looped around multiple times. Furthermore, if you are out in the woods and someone is no longer able to walk, you can lash together some sticks and make a stretcher. Another idea for paracord use during medical emergencies is as a tourniquet. If you need to stop bleeding quickly, 550 Paracord is a great resource. Some other uses for a medical emergency involve making a splint or using some of the strands from the cord as sutures.
Other uses for Paracord
550 Paracord has many other uses beyond medical emergencies. You can use the cord to help improvise a survival shelter if you were stuck someplace. In another instance, you can use some of the inner strands as a fishing line. In one situation you'll be using the cordage to help tie back your hair, while in another you may be pulling some of the strands out and using it as floss. Many people also use parachute cord for different creative projects. People can make bracelets and belts and many other impressive items using the cord.
Paracord is truly a versatile tool that belongs in every pack and car and home. Although having different colors of paracord may not be needed during an emergency, we do have the paracord available in multiple colors.
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