Monthly archives: May, 2014

Paracord Needle

Do you make a lot of Paracord Projects, making Paracord Bracelets or Keychains, and don’t have a Paracord Needle?  Have you ever made a Paracord Bracelet, and got to the end, and wonder what to do with the ends? With a Paracord Needle you can run the ends back down into the braid giving it a cleaner look. Then just cut it close and melt the ends. You will get a sharper professional look. I’ve tried a few different tools like small needle nose pliers or a nail, but a Paracord Needle makes the process much easier and faster giving it a better end result. Paracord needles are also call paracord fid, and they come in a few different sizes and shapes. Depending with what kind of paracord your working with, and the types of paracord projects your doing, will depend on they type of needle you’ll want. I like the 2 1/2 inch perma lok needle, that has a diameter of 1/16 inch. The main reason I like it, is you can use it for regular 550 paracord as well as tactical cord. The reg size of a paracord needle is 3 inches with a 1/8 inch diameter. They will work great if your just working with regular 550 cord. You can even get a paracord needle with a 45 degree bend in it, for the special paracord projects. You can just do a search for “Paracord Needles” or look at leather supply sites or stores. Just make sure it has a diameter of 1/8 inch or smaller, some needles come in a variety of diameters, sizes, and curves. Once you have the needle you want, learn How to make a Paracord Bracelet, or more Paracord Projects.

45 paracord needle

paracord needle

550 cord

Use Real 550 cord for all you paracord projects, get a couple hanks next time you go camping, or just have around the house. 550 cord was first call Parachute cord, and was first used during WW2 for parachutes. Now 550 cord or Paracord is popular throughout all branches of the military, and the civilian world as well.  550 Paracord has a breaking strength of more than 550 pounds. You can also find it in 750, 450, and 275 pound test. They also make micro and nano paracord. 550 cord comes in hundreds of color and color patterns, every solid color, neon colors, zombie and camo. Even reflective and Glow in the dark Paracord.

550 Paracord is more commonly being used to make Paracord Projects like, Paracord or Survival Bracelets, Key chains, Dog Collars, and wrap Knife handles. Learn how to make a Paracord Bracelet that contains around 20 ft of paracord on your wrist. You can weave in a fish hook, wire saw, or fire starter, or more to be ready for any survival case. Take out the inner strands of the 550 cord and tie them together making a longer string. Then put a hook on the end, and your ready to go fishing. You can also use Paracord to make a bow fire starter. There are hundreds of uses for 550 cord, every thing from replacing your shoe laces, to tying on your bumper. Because Paracord has a test strength of more than 550 pounds, you don’t have to worry about it breaking. Get Paracord Bracelet Instructions, learn Paracord Bracelet Patterns, or more Paracord Projects.

550 cord

550 Paracord

Get 550 Paracord for all you para cord projects, next time you go camping or hiking, or just keep some around the house. Parachute cord, or 550 Paracord, was first used during WWII on parachutes. Now Paracord is now popular through the military, Law Enforcement, and the the civilian world. 550 Paracord is called a varity of different things. First it was called Parachute cord, and now it has been shortened to Paracord, or 550 cord. The most common type of paracord is type III or 550 Paracord, with a breaking point of more than 550 pounds. 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.

550 Paracord is not only used in place of rope, but also to make Paracord Projects like, Paracord Bracelets, Keychains, Dog Collars and Leashes, Lanyards, Knife handles, and Survival Bracelets. Learn how to make a Paracord Bracelet, so you can carry 24 feet of 550 paracord on your wrist. You can weave in a fish hook, wire saw, or fire starter. You can take out the inner strands of the Para cord, tie them together with a fish hook on the end. Find some bait, and your ready to go fishing. Use the Paracord to make a bow fire starter, or tie sticks to make a shelter. There are many of uses for 550 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 USA, it should have 7 inner strands double twisted. Because of the high competition, paracord sold on some sites like Amazon, eBay, and ubid, have tendency to be made of cheaper material, because of the high competition. Get Paracord Bracelet Instructions, and learn Paracord Knots.