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101 A method of applying paracord

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Paracord (English Parachute cord, paracord, for type 3 - 550 cord) is a lightweight polymer cable made of nylon, originally used in parachute lines. Paracord can be used for many other purposes, both military and civilians.

The paracord shell is woven from a multitude of interwoven fibers, making it relatively smooth. Paracord, made entirely of nylon is quite elastic.

Technical standards for the production of paracord are published by the Parachute Industry Association. The standard of the US Army MIL-C-5040H allows the manufacture of paracord only from nylon. Similar types of cables can be made from other materials, such as polyester.

For most people, paracord is familiar as a very convenient device with a variety of application options. In fact, there are hundreds of possible alternatives to its use, which makes paracord a valuable addition to any set of equipment and equipment for survival. Below is a list of more than 100 ways to use paracord to show how versatile it can be.

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Paracord is so versatile that you may be tempted to purchase it in large quantities for camping and hiking. Since this product is in a variety of colors, it can be tied with various packages, sports bags, packages for ammunition, equipment, weapons, and many other types of equipment to identify things by color code.

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Paracord can be used as a cutting tool (for example, as a friction saw). The cut of the rope can be used to cut another part of a paracord or similar material, for example, nylon or a thin strap. Just drive him from side to side, and he will cut a path for himself.

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Continue: if you have enough rope, you can create a rope with an even larger diameter, weaving a paracord manually or using simple weaving, as shown in these examples. Since a standard paracord can withstand a load of 550 pounds, the resulting rope with a large diameter will have a strength of 550 times more per rope in weaving.

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Three pieces of paracord woven together, as shown here, create a rope that can withstand 1,650 pounds. Such a rope can be useful in many emergency situations, for example, it can be used as a rescue rope for leaving a burning building, etc.

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Braided rope can also be used for climbing, complete with other equipment presented above.

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If you only have a paracord without any other safety equipment, you can still descend on a rope using the method of gradual lowering of the body and rise using the standard Prusik knot, as shown here. Not easy and dangerous, but still possible.

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The paracord is strong enough to tie it with Prusik knots in case of unforeseen mountain climbing.

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The entire length of the paracord can tie the flashlights and turn them on at night as an alarm.

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Paracord "550" can withstand 550 pounds. The individual components of the paracord rope consist of an outer braid with a strength of 300 pounds and 7 inner fibers, each of which has a strength of 35 pounds (the inner fibers are made of double pairs of smaller fibers with a strength of 17.5 pounds each). Each of the above components has many applications, both individually and in combination with other equipment.

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The outer braid is a sturdy tubular braid that can withstand a load of more than 300 pounds. Braid can be worn over electrical wires to provide additional insulation and abrasion resistance. It can also serve as good straps and laces for small items.

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Internal fibers can be used to make homemade traps, fishing rods, ordinary and dental floss, gillnets, small bindings, emergency suture materials, trip wires and other items that need durable fiber.

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Two types of homemade fishing hooks, in which small cords act as attachment points.

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The ideal use of paracord is the manufacture of homemade hook gear.

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Self-made hook tackle from paracord are made by separating the internal fiber lines. The braid is used as a base, and the inner fibers are used as lines of tangential descent. Add a hook and weight to each line, then attach the bait. Tackles can be installed from shore to shore, or between hidden anchors.

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You can make a fishing net out of paracord, but you need about 200 feet of rope to make a 4x8 foot net with three square holes. Yet not the most effective way to use paracord.

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The best way to make fishing nets is to use the paracord shell as the edges of the netting and make weaving from internal fibers. To do this, you need a lot less paracord, and as a result you will get an excellent network.

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You can make a very strong hammock out of paracord, but for this you need to spend a large amount of rope.

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Another way to make a hammock is to use a paracord as a fastener for durable fabric.

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In this way, you can tie up the ends of the dense fabric to form a boat-shaped hammock.

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Paracord can be used as an improvised carrier of wood, which will facilitate any camping and camping.

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Good use of paracord in the manufacture of cargo nets and traps for large game animals.

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With the help of paracord, you can make a simple clamping tool, using internal fibers as lashings.

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Similarly, you can make a great knife for sharpening.

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Self-made vise, made of the cut of the tree at a convenient distance and with a convenient split, a paracord and a stick, used as a rope to provide clamping force. Another clamping tool, made of a short piece of paracord (or another rope) with a loop at each end, and two lever sticks, is very useful for opening closed bamboo stalks.

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Paracord can be an excellent device for kindling a fire by friction.

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Simple mechanisms, such as the lathe shown above, can be made using paracord.

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The small weight and length of the paracord make it a convenient thrower.

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Blowout helps hang up supplies in trees, protecting them from bears and other hungry creatures.

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With paracord, you can also use a small hook, as a throwing and searching tool.

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Self-made snowshoes can be made from branches, using a paracord for fastening, straps and bindings.

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Excellent production of a sling (the main weapon for throwing stones) from just one piece of paracord.

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Paracord can be tied around stones to make a bol — a primitive throwing weapon.

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There are many types of traps that use gear and paracord. From these improvised tools it is possible to make traps, dead trees, traps, box traps, fish traps, mini traps and outdoor alarm

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It is very convenient to make primitive shooting equipment from paracord, and to use internal fibers as fastenings for arrowheads and plumage.

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Self-made steps on a tree can be made from a piece of wood with two holes drilled, as shown in the figure, after tying them to a tree trunk using a paracord, and tied twice around its axis.

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Also, to climb a tree, you can make a device that is widely used in the tropics to collect coconuts from trees. This weave is octagonal in shape and is usually made from the loops of the vine to create a link between the legs and the trunk of the tree. A paracord woven in this way can even be used in rock climbing.

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Paracord can be passed through two chain links or a carbine to make an improvised lift.

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The paracord is strong enough to make a simple rope ladder using sticks or dowels. Tie three ropes together if you need a stronger ladder.

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By tying a paracord around a lead fishing weight, you can make an assistant baton.

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By connecting two sticks with a short piece of paracord, you can make nunchuck.

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Two sticks connected by a paracord with loops at the ends turn into instant nunchucks.

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The paracord is strong enough to use as a garrote.

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It is also a great alternative to handcuffs.

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Paracord perfectly replaces shoe laces

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You can make a homemade backpack of three sticks tied together with a paracord.

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The above shows how to make a backpack of three sticks. Shoulder straps can be made from wrapped paracord.

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Paracord can be used to compress ponchos or sleeping bags to save space in a backpack.

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While camping, a paracord can be used as a tarp over your hammock.

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Paracord can be used to make small traps.

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You can use paracord to tie small boats to each other, thus forming a catamaran, and equipping it with homemade sails.

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Paracord is good as a fixture for harpoons.

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Paracord can also be used with sticks and a saw blade to create a homemade hand saw.

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Paracord perfectly manifests itself as a hemostat.

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You can create any of the innovative projects, for example, furniture for the camp, bridges or towers, where the paracord is used as a rope, tying various attachment points, for example, square or diagonal fastening.

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The paracord is strong enough to tie together a kind of stretcher for moving wounded people.

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An example of an army paracord bracelet.

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Woven paracord will serve as an excellent zipper

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Any small object, such as a key, is much easier to find in your pocket or bag if you equip it with a lanyard with a paracord keychain.

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If you are tired of losing a lighter, make a key ring out of paracord for it.

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A simple way to snap items is to use a piece of braided paracord with a carabiner at each end.

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Another useful application of braided paracord is a convenient dog leash.

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The empty shell of the paracord is an excellent neck string, for example, for sun glasses.

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Paracord (or its empty shell) can be used as straps for watches.

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Here is a great camera strap.

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Braided paracord can be used as additional handles for your backpack or bag.

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Pouch with wicker paracord handle

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Paracord can make an excellent bracelet for attaching a flashlight.

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This belt and paracord hangers are used to tie birds or rabbits on a belt during a hunt.

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A paracord belt, made by a similar weaving technique, as the rest of the paracord straps.

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These pendants are also made of braided paracord.

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Using paracord, you have excellent bridles and reins for horses.

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If you need a safety leash for your dog, you can easily make it out of paracord.

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You can even make a whip or a whip out of paracord.

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You can also make a homemade belt for a gun using a paracord.

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Another paracord strap, single point.

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Paracord can also attach a gun to the corresponding belt.

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With the help of a paracord, you can make a homemade case for cartridges, like, for example, this one.

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You can wrap your rifle's forearm with a paracord for effective thermal insulation.

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A paracord can also be used as an improvised pin holder.

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Here, for example, homemade cartridge belt, made of two strands of paracord with a series of simple knots

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The cartridge belt is a simple way to carry additional ammunition if you do not have special military field equipment.

Empty soda bottles plus paracord and you get a personal flask from your personal bottle.

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You can make a mesh for storing dirty laundry, etc. from paracord.

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Need a pot holder for cooking at the campsite? Weave a crochet like a paracord.

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This headband is made of paracord using a similar hook technique.

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Paracord can be made rack-mounts for many small items, for example, for beer.

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Great paracord flask case and multifunctional case.

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You can combine a paracord with a large piece of fabric to make a hanging chair under the trees.

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From paracord, you can also get a strong braid that can be used in beach chairs.

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Paracord can be wrapped handles of tools or weapons for better grip.

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Recently, knives with handles wrapped in a paracord are gaining more and more popularity.

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Paracord will improve the grip on the handle of the tool, in addition, it can always be removed for use for other purposes.

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Some people like to make paracord sticks for their walking sticks.

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At will it is possible to add the holding belt to the handle.

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Look at these oars wrapped in a paracord.

Via guardianparacord.com & wiki