What Is Paracord Used For
The term paracord, also referred to as parachute cord, type III cord and 550 cord, comes from the cord originally used by the US soldiers’ parachutes during world war 2. The difference between a paracord and a regular nylon or polyester rope is paracord is 3x stronger and can be easily tailored to fit in many survival situations. You can create or buy them in bracelet or belt form. Wondering what is paracord used for? Here are 10 things you can make out of paracord while hiking or camping. See also How to Tie Knots in Rope and the Ultimate Survival Prepping Guide.