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  1. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Paracord 1100 Today I saw some Paracord 1100. That insinuates that it is twice as strong as Paracord 550. A search on the internet found a guy who tested it and found that the breaking strength of 550 is about 810 lbs, the and the 1100 is about 1600 lbs. That was one test. It is larger than...
  2. Vendor Deals
    5col Survival Supply now offers tarred bank line, made in the USA by Catahoula Manufacturing in Louisiana. www.5col.net Twisted is $8.99 per 1/4 lb spool. Braided is $9.99 per 1/4 lb spool. Shipping is FREE. We offer two types: braided and twisted. The braided bank line will not ravel when...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I need to buy some 550 cord but how do I know what I am buying is a good quality rope? Are there any name brands to look for?
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I made a 550 paracord bracelet. Good way to keep cord with you at all times.
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have a package of 550 paracord, never been opened, at least 20 yrs old that has been kept in a dry sack with some other stuff. Forgot I had it, the climbing gear (rope, web seat, misc. items) is marginal. I'll toss the regular rope (don't trust it from sitting so long), the web seat seems...
  6. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Not a bad deal at $34-36 per USGI Roll and is there any such thing as too much 550 cord?:D: Gladding is an approved vendor of the United States Department of Defense, passing all of the government's quality control, first-article inspection requirements. Gladding earned its reputation of...
  7. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I have heard a lot of good things about it, so I just bought 100' of Paracord-550-rope, for about $9.00 from Ebay. I already have some ideas, but I would like some more. -------------------------------------------------- Please list all the uses of this rope, that you can think of. This will...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    http://www.countycomm.com/550cord.htm just awesome
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