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Braided Cord Camo Measures 3/16" Cord 100' Length of Utility Cord
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Manufacturer: Gladding ROPE124
Item: ROPE-124

Braided nylon parachute cord, with seven strands of nylon liner, can be used for fishing, snares, or sewing. The soft braided outer shell is durable yet cushioned, allowing this cord to be flexible so it is the perfect wrap for knife handles, spears, and survival gear. Mil-spec standard USA production and super quality.

Specifications:
Type III.
550 lb (249kg) minimum breaking strength.
30 % minimum elongation.
225 feet (69m) per lb, minimum.
7 core yarns.
32 strand sheath structure.

Parachute cord, also called paracord or 550 cord, is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II. It is now used as a general purpose utility cord by both military personnel and civilians. The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all nylon construction makes paracord fairly elastic.

US Military issue paracord is specified the MIL-C-5040H standard. The Mil-Spec specifies six types: I, IA, II, IIA, III, IV. Type III, the most common, is nominally rated with a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds, thus the term "550 cord". The US military specification for paracord contains specific denier figures for the sheath strands and inner yarns, but there are no overall diameter requirements for the cord.

Available In:
100' Hanks
100' Hank, Black (MLT-5071)
100' Hank, OD Green (MLT-5069)
100' Hank, Coyote Tan (ROPE-127)
100' Hank, Camo Green (ROPE-124)
100' Hank, Desert Sand (ROPE-128)
100' Hank, Foliage Green (ROPE-129)
100' Hank, Grey (ROPE-115)
100' Hank, Hunter Green (ROPE-117)
100' Hank, Navy (ROPE-116)
100' Hank, Pink (ROPE-114)
100' Hank, Red (ROPE-113)


300' Spools
300' Spool, Black (ROPE-120)
300' Spool, OD Green (ROPE-121)
300' Spool, Coyote Tan (ROPE-144)
300' Spool, Camo Green (ROPE-143)
300' Spool, Desert Sand (ROPE-145)
300' Spool, Foliage Green (ROPE-146)
300' Spool, Grey (ROPE-137)
300' Spool, Hunter Green (ROPE-141)
300' Spool, Navy (ROPE-139)
300' Spool, Pink (ROPE-135)
300' Spool, Red (ROPE-133)


1000' Spools
1000' Spool, Black (MHR-305)
1000' Spool, OD Green (MHR-320)
1000' Spool, Coyote Tan (MHR-306)
1000' Spool, Desert Sand (MHR-307)
1000' Spool, Foliage Green (MHR-308)
1000' Spool, Grey (ROPE-138)
1000' Spool, Hunter Green (ROPE-142)
1000' Spool, Navy (ROPE-140)
1000' Spool, Pink (ROPE-136)
1000' Spool, Red (ROPE-134)

Customer Reviews

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
1.0 Rating Poor Quality - 5/31/2011
Reviewer: Ned
This cord is poor quality. It is severely kinked and when attempting to straighten, the inside nylon comes out through the outer braid.
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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful
2.0 Rating NOT 550 CORD!! - 9/22/2011
Reviewer: DIY-SS
THIS IS NOT 550 CORD, so don't expect it to be (CTD had it listed in with the 550 cord). It is also NOT a camo pattern. The colors are a kind of emerald green and silver, with a single strand of compressed nylon(?) inside the outter sheath. The quality is crappy, but still it is somewhat strong, and for the price is usefu for gardening, making a spare line kit, etc... hence the 2 bullets.
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Braided Cord Camo Measures 3/16  Cord 100
Braided Cord Camo Measures 3/16 Cord 100' Length of Utility Cord
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