Turquoise Paracord - Military 550 Cord
Originally designed for the military 550 paracord is extremely versatile and up for any challenge. Secure your gear, rig up a tent, or make your own fashionable survival bracelet, lanyard, keychain and more! The Turquoise paracord is approximately 5/32 of an inch (4mm) in diameter and comes in a 100 foot hank. The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture and incredible strength. The all-nylon construction of this Turquoise 550 paracord makes it slightly elastic, allowing it some give so it won't snap when under pressure. Tough, lightweight, and ready for what every job you have, order this Turquoise Military Cord online today! Proudly made in the USA!
What is 550 Paracord?
550 paracord was originally designed by the military for field use by paratroopers and made with a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds, giving it the name 550 cord. The unique 7 strand design gives it strength without adding extra bulk or weight. While still in use by the military, it is now used as a general purpose utility cord by civilians as well. Paracord is used for camping, hunting, hiking and more! Paracord bracelets, or survival bracelets have even become a popular trend seen everywhere! This versatile survival cord was even used by astronauts during STS-82, the second Space Shuttle mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope!
Turquoise USA made 550 Cord Paracord Details:
- Made by a certified U.S. Government Contractor.
- 550 pound tested
- 7 Strand Core
- 100 percent Nylon
- Diameter of 5/32 Inches.
- Made In USA
- GSA compliant.