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Making a Paracord Survival Bracelet

Paracord is a highly versatile product that has a variety of uses and should be a part of any wilderness survival gear.  Originally designed for use with parachutes. Each line of paracord is made of a continuous nylon filament on the outside and seven high strength inner nylon cords.   A single line of paracord has the tensile strength of 550 pounds.

Use for Paracord
By making a paracord survival bracelet you can ensure that you have about 7' (about 213cm or 2.1m).  Below is a list of some possible uses for paracord:
  • Bootlaces
  • Bottle Holder
  • Camp and Bushcraft
  • Fish Nets
  • Guylines
  • Handle Wrapping
  • Hanging Food from Bears
  • Repairing Equipment
  • Restraints
  • Ridgeline for Tarps
  • Securing Equipment
  • Shelter Making
  • Snares/Traps
  • Surfing\Snowboarding leashes
  • Tourniquet
  • Trail Marking
  • Washing Lines
Below are some uses for the inner cores:
  • Dental Floss
  • Emergency Stitches
  • Fishing Line
  • Sewing fabric together
  • and many other applications...
Tying a Paracord Bracelet
The video below demonstrate how to tie a paracord bracelet: