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 Neon Yellow Paracord
Yellow is a well known, happy color. To many, it represents the promise of a positive future. Aside from happiness and positivity, yellow also represents enlightenment, optimism and overall good energy. There are many, many shades of yellow in the world: sunshine, neon yellow, daffodil, mustard and gold.
When people see yellow, they may become physically or mentally stimulated. This is because the color yellow can stimulate the nervous system of the body and the mental processes of the brain, including memory. Furthermore, yellow also encourages communication.
Currently, a shade of yellow or gold is used in the United States as the official color of many different states: Arizona, California, Louisiana and West Virginia. It is also used on several state flags including those of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Idaho, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, the Hawaiian Island of O'ahu, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Washington. Of course, with yellow's sunny disposition, it's easy to see why these states chose a shade of yellow to represent them in various ways.
Yellow and gold are used to represent many professional sports teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL. Teams in the NFL represented by yellow or gold include the Baltimore Ravens, the Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburg Steelers, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Washington Redskins.
Teams in the NBA represented by yellow or gold include the Boston Celtics, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Denver Nuggets, the Golden State Warriors, the Indiana Pacers, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Memphis Grizzlies, the New Orleans Hornets, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Utah Jazz.
MLB Teams represented by yellow or gold include the Milwaukee Brewers, the Oakland Athletics, the Pittsburg Pirates and the Tampa Bay Rays.
Teams in the NHL represented by yellow or gold include the Anaheim Ducks, the Boston Bruins, the Buffalo Sabres, the Calgary Flames, the Dallas Stars, the Florida Panthers, the Minnesota Wild, the Nashville Predators, the Ottawa Senators and the Pittsburg Penguins.
The color yellow represents a small number of major universities and colleges in the United States, including Wichita State University, the University of Oregon, Dakota State University and South Dakota State University.
Meanwhile, a shade of gold is used to represent a number of major universities and colleges such as Alabama State University, the University of Alaska, Arizona State University, the University of California at Berkley, the University of South California better known as USC, the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, the University of Delaware, Florida State University, the University of Idaho, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, Kentucky State University, Morehead State University, Louisana State University, John Hopkins University (academic colors), the University of Maryland, Towson University, Boston College, the University of Minnesota, the University of Missouri, the University of Montana, Montana State University, North Dakota State University, Kent State University, the University of Pittsburg, Texas State University, the University of Vermont, George Mason University, James Madison University, the University of Washington, West Virginia State University, West Virginia University and the University of Wyoming.
Fun Facts About the Color Yellow
Psychologically speaking, yellow is known as the happiest color in the color spectrum.
Despite this, a well known comic book character, the Green Lantern, is actually afraid of the color yellow!
Yellow is a commonly occurring color in nature. It can be seen in stones such as the yellow diamond or citrine, as well as in birds such as the yellow finch, flowers like the daffodil and even when looking up at the sun.
In many countries, the color yellow is used to symbolize liberalism.
Not surprisingly, 75% of all pencils sold in the United States are painted a shade of yellow.