GI Tan Paracord - Military 550 Cord
Want a survival bracelet of your own? Maybe a laynard or keychain? Or maybe your a survivalist that wants to be prepared for any situation? What ever the reason, military paracord is the answer! This tan paracord is approximately 5/32 of an inch (4mm) in diameter and comes in an hundred foot hank. The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all-nylon construction of this Tan 550 paracord makes it slightly elastic. Proudly mad in the USA, this military rope is tough enough for nearly any job you have for it.
What is 550 Paracord?
550 paracord was originally designed for field use by paratroopers and designed with a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds, giving it the name 550 cord. The unique 7 strand design gives it strengh 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!
Tan USA made 550 Cord Paracord Details:
- Minimum length per pound of this Tan Cord: 225 ft (69 m; max. 6.61 g/m)
- Core yarns: 7 (7 strand)
- Enhanced Nylon military cord is made in the USA
This cord is available in 100 foot lengths