550 Paracord

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550 Paracord

Postby Reverenddel » Thu, 07 Jan 2010 14:59:25

Love this stuff! Buy some every gun show.

Between the usual usages, anyone have any out of the ordinary usages? I know one guy who stated "if yer ego can take the ribbin', you can use it to knit, or crochet items that are unbelievably strong".

That's the oddest one so far.


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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby Palladin » Thu, 07 Jan 2010 18:45:21

Good stuff for back packing...

also made dog leashes out of it using an eight strand braid, now that's strong too!
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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby Reverenddel » Sat, 26 Nov 2011 22:01:57

http://www.supplycaptain.com/index.cfm?category=6

Supply Captain is running a deal... Check it out on 550 Paracord!


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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby Kreutz » Sun, 27 Nov 2011 11:00:09

Reverenddel wrote:Love this stuff! Buy some every gun show.

Between the usual usages, anyone have any out of the ordinary usages? I know one guy who stated "if yer ego can take the ribbin', you can use it to knit, or crochet items that are unbelievably strong".

That's the oddest one so far.


Still working out the kinks, but I know duct tape and paracord can fix anything, so I'm working on a functional duct-cord heart transplant. FDA is gonna be a bitch though.


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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby AlanM » Sun, 27 Nov 2011 15:06:59

Reverenddel wrote:Love this stuff! Buy some every gun show.

Between the usual usages, anyone have any out of the ordinary usages? I know one guy who stated "if yer ego can take the ribbin', you can use it to knit, or crochet items that are unbelievably strong".

That's the oddest one so far.


Do a Google of "Macrame".
I learned it as "square knotting".
I suspect that any macrame made of 550 paracord will survive Armageddon.

Also Google "sennit" and click on images.
My father taught me knotting before my teens, including basic knitting. I ended teaching my first wife to knit.
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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby OakRidgeStars » Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:46:45

Lots of people like to knit.

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Yep, that's R. Lee Ermy knitting. Just remember, he knows at least 10 ways to kill you with the knitting needles and yarn alone.


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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby Jakeiscrazy » Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:50:45

OakRidgeStars wrote:Lots of people like to knit.

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Yep, that's R. Lee Ermy knitting. Just remember, he knows at least 10 ways to kill you with the knitting needles and yarn alone.

:hysterical:

I used it as a safety line rope by doubling it over and knotting the cords together. That said it was all I had I would hate to test it.
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Re: 550 Paracord

Postby Reverenddel » Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:03:14

"KNIT ONE, PERL TWO YOU MAGGOTS!" -R. Lee Ermey.


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