550 parachute cord (550 paracord) is truly an amazing product, and can be invaluable in a survival situation. Whether you use paracord as a hobby, for outdoor activities, or for potential survival situations, ours will certainly fit your needs.
Our commercial 550 paracord is manufactured in the United States by government (GSA) contractors. Just like military issue MIL-C-5040H Type III cord, ours is seven strand Kernmantle style with each strand being two-ply 100% nylon. The outer sheath is braided from 32 nylon strands and is rated for 200 lbs. The inner strands add 50 lbs each, resulting in a total minimum breaking strength of 550 lbs.
Thousands of people use our paracord for crafting. A simple paracord 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.
Ideas on how to use our Green Paracord
Foliage is a shade of dark green and as such, is often used to represent all things nature. It is a soothing, calming and peaceful shade, which makes it popular for use in decorating. After all, who doesn't want their bedroom to be a soothing, calm and peaceful area?
Psychologically, darker shades of green can help alleviate depression. They can also help relax a person mentally. In some instances, darker greens can also help sooth feelings of nervousness or anxiety.
Of the ten states with official state colors, Oklahoma is the only state to use green as one of their official colors. However, two states use green as an official flag color. This includes the state of Washington and the Hawaiian Island of Moloka'i. In Hawaii, each island was given its own official color.
However, green extends well into the world of major colleges and universities. It is used as the official color for a number of schools including the University of Alaska, the University of Colorado, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kentucky State University, Michigan State University, Dartmouth College, Sarah Lawrence College, University of North Carolina, North Dakota State University, Ohio University, Portland State University, the University of Oregon, the University of Vermont and George Mason University.
Green extends into the world of professional sports as well. It is the official color of a number of NFL teams: the Green Bay Packers, the New York Jets, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Seattle Seahawks.
NBA teams who rep the color green include the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz.
Currently, only teams in Major League Baseball use the color green as an official color: the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners.
Meanwhile, three teams in the NHL use green as one of their official colors. This includes the Dallas Stars, the Minnesota Wild and the Vancouver Canucks.
Interesting Facts About Green
In auto racing, a green flag is used to resume a race.
Kermit the frog's signature color is green.
Night vision goggles are green. Green is the most sensitive color to the human eye, making it ideal for use at night.
In the late 1800s, Parisian cafes had established 5 p.m. as the "Green Hour" because of drinking Absinthe. At the time, absinthe was toted as a medicinal drink that cured all aches and pains, which is why people would drink it at night, especially after a long day of hard work.
People who drive dark green vehicles are seen as trustworthy, well-balanced and traditional people.