550 Paracord is the most popular type of paracord. It’s original name was Parachute cord, it is also call 550 cord. Paracord was first used during WW2 with parachutes. Paracord is now popular through out the military, Law Enforcement, and the civilian world with outdoorist. You can get it in 750, 450, and 275 breaking strengths. 550 cord comes in 100’s of color patterns, everything from solid colors, neon’s, zombie colors and camouflage patterns, even reflective and glow in the dark paracord. Paracord is not only used in place of a rope, but you can make lots of different Paracord Projects. Paracord Bracelets, Paracord Keychain, Lanyards, Dog Collars and Leashes. Get Paracord Bracelet instructions, you can weave in a fish hook, fire starter, and wire saw. Use the Paracord to make a bow fire starter, or make a survival shelter. There are many of uses for paracord, every thing from shoe laces, to tie down a truck load. Because it has a test strength of more than 550 lbs, you don’t have to worry about it breaking. Get a Paracord Bracelet, and you’ll always have paracord handy. Remember to use 550 Paracord made in the US, it should have 7 inner strands double twisted. Note: paracord sold on sites like Amazon, eBay, and ubid, are made in china and cheap because of the high completion.
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