Having paracord bracelets can save your life in different ways: signaling, building a shelter, and a lot more!
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The materials used for paracord bracelets are not new. I first learned about the paracords (or 550 cords) when I was on active duty as a United States Marine. Our gear was always “dummy-corded” using it. When we were out in the field, the military paracords was our go-to cordage. I immediately appreciated its durability. What impressed me more are their multipurpose applications.
To understand the essence of paracord bracelets, learn a part of its history. It was the US military who first used the paracord in parachute suspension lines. It’s also how it got its name. A nylon sheath enclosed the cords made up of individual strands.
The military paracord (Military-Spec Type III) had a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds. It’s the reason why its other name is 550 cord.
Paracord is so versatile the astronauts even used it to repair the
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