550 Paracord - 250'
Item #: 550C-250
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550 Type III Paracord, 100% nylon, 7 strand core. Made in the USA.

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    Our 550 paracord has a 7 strand nylon core and a 550 lb. minimum breaking strength. Our cord is made in America by a certified U.S. Government contractor and comes in dozens of colors and multiple lengths ranging from 50' hanks to bulk paracord in 1,000' spools.  

    Paracord is a must have for any "bug out bag" or survival kit. Also known as parachute cord or 550 cord, it was originally used in parachute lines during World War II. Once on the ground, troops saved the cord and used it for multiple tasks. Today, it is used as a general purpose cord by all branches of the military.

    It can be used for countless survival needs from tourniquets, nets and utility rope to building a shelter, making a fire bow and catching food. The seven strand inner core can even be removed and used as sewing thread or fishing line.

    Outdoor enthusiasts and crafters use paracord to create unique projects including paracord bracelets, lanyards, keychains, belts, whips and dog collars.

    Whatever your adventure, wherever you go, make sure paracord is in your bag!

    Please view our Paracord Color Disclaimer for information on cord color variations. Also please note that a small percentage of spools may contain a splice. This is a normal result of the manufacturing process and is not a defect in the cord. 

    550 Type III Commercial Grade
    Made by a Certified U.S. Government Contractor
    550 lb. Minimum Break Test Strength
    7 Strand Nylon Core
    32 Strand Nylon Sheath
    Approximate Diameter: 5/32" (4mm)
    Mildew and Rot Resistant
    Made in USA

    Overall Customer Rating of 74 Reviews:


    Good items, fast delivery!

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    Excellent service, excellent product. I made a 7' bullwhip using this product and it came out beautiful. I absolutely love it, thank you.


    Great product.


    Great product at a great price. Bulk spools are the way to go. No tangles and keeps work area neat. Delivery time is very good.



    This is pretty cool cord for sporting applications. It's nice having a pattern over a solid when building projects.