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7 INTERNAL STRAND Paracord + 1 strand of JUTE + 1 strand of 8# test FISH LINE
TINDER/JUTE STRAND protected inside the sheath for easily starting fires
FISHING line is clear mono filament with a tensile strength of 15 lbs
Waterproof, UV, mildew and rot resistant Cord
In Emergency Situations 550 Survival Cord has a variety of uses: fishing, fire starting, sewing, perimeter, shelter, repairs, and more!
550 Type III Commercial with 1 strand of JUTE and 1 strand of 8# test FISH LINE in the core. A perfect combination when you're caught in a survival situation. ***Product can appear "hairy" due to jute strands sticking out through the outer sheath. This is a normal part of the manufacturing process. "Hairs" can be pulled out easily if you are looking for a clean look for your project.***
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Definitely worth the buy! A little thinner than I expected considering what is in the cord, but is well worth the buy. Great paracord and came days earlier than expected! The fishing line may be a little hard to see in the picture, sorry.
Cordage feels high quality although a little stiff which is slightly difficult to work with when doing my "Man-Crafts". But I still like it.
Paracord is one of those things that everyone has in their kit or in a bracelet or anywhere really, but it is all pretty much the same. It was nice to see a little innovation in this cord by including some tinder material.
This is 7 strand paracord with an extra strand of jute twine inside the sheath which is a fantastic tinder and it doesn’t take much to take a spark and get a fire started, a 1-2” section would be enough to start a fire provided you have other tinder to accompany it. Just take it out and fluff it up by squishing it in-between your fingers using a rolling motion and it will fluff up pretty well, after that all it takes is a spark and you should have fire. The fishing line inside is also a pretty cool feature, you could use the inner strands themselves for fishing line but having a dedicated line is much better than improvising. The combination of the line and the jute twine also add to the strength of the cord. I don’t think there would be...
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