Category: Paracord Supplies

Reflective Paracord

Get reflective paracord for all your paracord projects. You can make a paracord dog collar with reflective paracord, to keep your pet safe at night when you go walking at night. Or make a paracord bracelet for yourself with reflective paracord when your walk or run at night. Reflective paracord comes in a variety of colors, it has a reflective strand in it. Learn the different paracord weaves, the cobra, king cobra, boa, mamba, viper, rattler, and sidewinder. Add a tracer or flatline to some braids, the cobra or king cobra. A Tracer is a piece of micro paracord braided alongside the outer piece of paracord. A Flatine is a piece of paracord with the center strings take out, and is weaves into the top of the paracord bracelet.

Reflective Paracord along with glow in the dark paracord, has been out for a few years. Originally paracord used in Parachutes during world war 2, and now is popular throughout the military as well as civilian world with outdoorists. You can get paracord  with different breaking strengths including 750, 500, 425, and 275 or tactical cord. However Reflective paracord only comes in 550 or type 3 and tactical cord. You can get glow in the dark paracord in 5 different colors, including green, blue, pink, yellow and white, but that only in type 3. You can get glow in the dark micro paracord in white. You can also find glow in the dark paracord that’s just a strand, like reflective paracord.

Reflective Paracord

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.

550 Paracord Projects

Welcome to 550 Paracord Projects, find new paracord projects you can do. Learn all the Paracord Weaves, Cobra, King Cobra, Boa, Viper and more. You can make everything from a paracord bracelet, to a paracord dog leash. Plus check out the new paracord projects every week. The best paracord weaves to make paracord keychains are the cobra, viper, or king cobra. It you pick the cobra braid, you can add a Tracer or Flatline to it so it will stand out. A Tracer is a piece of micro paracord braided along the outside piece of paracord. A Flatline is a piece of paracord with the guts taken out, and braided into the top. You can add a Tracer of Flatline to any Paracord Project that you use a cobra weave. You can also add a Tracer to the Viper braid. Once you learned the Paracord Weave you want, pick a paracord buckle, you can go with a plastic side release paracord buckle, or try a metal adjustable paracord buckle.

Paracord Projects can be a great hobby, you can learn how to make a variety of things out of paracord that you can use daily. Learn to make a Paracord Bracelet or keychain, have a pet you can make a paracord collar. You can even use Paracord as grip for you knife, just wrap it tight around the handle. Have a big dog, make a paracord leash so you don’t have to worry about it breaking. Go hiking and camping a lot, make a Paracord Survival Bracelet, Survival Bracelets can hold up to 25 feet of paracord, plus you can braid in hooks, fire starters and other survival gear you may need in case you get in a tough situation. Get some 550 Paracord and start you Paracord Projects today, check out the rest of this blog for more ideas.

550 paracord projects

Paracord Bracelet Kit

Get a Paracord bracelet kit, many survival enthusiasts out there would prefer to buy paracord bracelet kit, and learn how to make a Paracord Bracelet. If you have all the supplies you can make a Paracord Bracelet in about 15 minuets, depending on the braid you choose. The Cobra, King Cobra, Mamba, Rattler, Boa, Fishtail, Viper, or Sidewinder Braid Learn How to make a Paracord Bracelet, with these different Paracord Braids.

Paracord bracelet kits are complete with all the supplies you will need to make your paracord bracelet. The kit should contain 12 ft of paracord, and a paracord Buckle. You can choose to make a 2 color paracord bracelet, just make sure you order the right kit. You can pick from a variety of paracord buckles, Different color or black plastic buckle, adjustible metal buckles, and even a buckle that has a whistle on it. Get your Paracord Bracelet kit and start making Paracord bracelet.

Type I Paracord

Type 1 paracord, or Tactical cord. Not as strong as 550 cord, but is great for the smaller projects. Tactical Cord comes in just as many colors as 550 Paracord, but sometimes is harder to find. Type 1 Paracord is great for snares and traps, is about half the diameter of 550 Paracord, with a breaking strength of around 100 pounds. It is becoming more popular to make Paracord Bracelets for people with smaller wrist, and children. It is also great for making lanyards, and wrapping knife handles. Get some Type 1 Paracord today to add to your supply.


Paracord is sometimes called a parachute cord or 550 cord, is a lightweight and durable mini rope. With a core of strong nylon strands, surrounded by a woven protective layer. Originally, Para-cord was used on parachutes during World War II.  Today, Para-cord is available in several sizes and a variety of colors, and color patterns. You can even get it with a reflective strand, and glow in the Dark Paracord. 550 cord is now used by both throughout the military and civilian world with outdoorsmen. Paracord become a universal all purpose cord that was used even by astronauts. With a variety of color patterns, and high breaking strength, puts Para-cord in high demand for all purpose cord use by the Military forces around the world. 550 cord is also great for tying knots, learn the Paracord knots.
Paracord is made in a variety of different diameters, Type 3, Type 2, and Type 1. 550 paracord is rated to hold 550 pounds, with 7 inner strands. Type 2 is rated at 450 pounds, with 4 inner strands. and Type 1, 100 pounds, with 2 inner strands. You can also get 750 rated Para cord. Its always good to keep a bundle of Paracord around the house. You can use it for camping, hiking, hunting, and everything from tying a truck load down to anything else you can think of. There are hundreds of Paracord Projects you can make. Paracord Bracelets are becoming more and more popular with outdoor enthusiast. You’ll never know when you’ll need a piece of Paracord, just wear a Paracord Bracelet on your wrist, and you will be ready.


Paracord Buckles

Buy Paracord Buckles for your Paracord Bracelet kit. Paracord bracelets have variety of buckles. The most common is the side release plastic buckle. It comes in a variety of sizes and colors, and some with a little whistle on the side. They also have metal adjustable Paracord Buckles. They look fancy, but cam be uncomfortable to wear, especially on smaller wrists. Because of the weight of the buckle, it always hangs down, and the pin can fall out if you don’t tighten it. You can also use the ball closure, closing it with a monkey fist and a loop. Get your Buckles and Paracord Supplies, and Paracord Bracelet Instructions.


Survival Bracelet kit

Buy a Survival bracelet kit, its the best way to learn how to tie knots and braids the fun way especially for children or even adults. The original intention of survival bracelet kits is for the user to learn how to make knots and turn an ordinary paracord into bracelets for the purpose of survival. Buy your Survival Bracelet kit, from

If ever you find yourself in a pinch and you need a good quality of rope that could either be 3 – 10 ft for repairs, ridge-line or to make a tourniquet – a paracord will be a big help and you can learn how to create, carry (in a fashionable way) and learn from survival bracelet kits. Survival bracelet kits include a paracord that is always long enough, a buckle that could is either plastic or metal that also comes in different designs. Survival bracelet kits also include instructions on the many designs of weaves and knots.