Posted on March 06, 2013
What is 550 paracord? Originally developed as a line for parachutes in WWII, 550 paracord has become an essential tool in survivalist circles. The reason is simple. As a simple cordage, it's unparalled and easy to use for just about any situation where a line of cord or rope is needed. On a survivalist level, however, paracord can broken down into composite strands for multiple uses. Fishing line, sewing threat, tripwires, and netting are just a few of the applications that paracord can be used for. Get yours at Shepherd Survival!