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- April 19, 2015
Our survival kit contains several bundles of paracord, it’s ideal for so many things from building shelters to hunting + tons of other DIY tricks around the house.
It’s called Paracord because it is/was used in the suspension lines of parachute cords, it’s now used by the public & military the world over for a general purpose utility cord.
Type III (aka 550) is called this because it can withstand a minimum of 550 pounds (39 stone) in weight before breaking, hence why it’s so versatile!
You can buy it from multiple locations but here are the obvious choices: