Our 275 Tactical Cord is a thinner and lighter alternative to 550 paracord, and could be invaluable in a survival situation. This cord has four inner strands and is 3/32" in diameter. A 100 foot hank weighs only 4 ounces, but has a static load capacity of 275 pounds.
This cord is manufactured in the United States by government (GSA) contractors. The outer sheath is rated for 75 lbs. The 4 inner strands add 50 lbs each, resulting in a total minimum breaking strength of 275 lbs.
Thousands of people use our tactical cord for crafting. A simple tactical cord bracelet, keyfob, belt, etc can contain yards of cord that can be quickly unraveled for use in a survival situation. These crafts are an interesting hobby that produces attractive and useful handmade items.