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Olive Drab OD Paracord 100 Foot 550 Type III Commercial

Olive Drab OD Paracord 100 Foot 550 Type III Commercial

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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.

550 paracord Made In the USA By GSA ContractorsOur 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 Olive Drab Paracord

Darker shades of green, such as an olive drab, tend to represent nature or natural items. It is an earthy shade that many find soothing or relaxing, so it is not uncommon to see various shades of olive green being used in interior design. Green is also considered to represent peace and tranquility.

Shades of green can also have many different effects on people either mentally or physically. Green can help someone feel renewed, giving them a fresh start on whatever they desire. Someone sitting in a green room may also notice that their depression, anxiety or nervousness has lessened in intensity.

Only two U.S. states lists green as an official state color: Oklahoma, whose colors are green and white; and the Hawaiian Island of Moloka'i. The Hawaiian government has given each island its own official color. Furthermore, only one state uses green as an official color in their flag: the state of Washington.

Green tends to be more prominent in the college world. Several major universities and colleges use green as an official color: Michigan State University, Portland State University, the University of Alaska, the University of Colorado, the University of Vermont, the University of North Dakota, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kentucky University, George Mason University, the University of Oregon, Ohio University, North Dakota State University, Sarah Lawrence College and Dartmouth College.

Shades of green are also popular in professional sports. NFL teams like the Green Bay Packers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Seattle Seahawks and the New York Jets all list green as one of their official colors.

Four NBA teams also use green as an official color: the Boston Celtics, the Utah Jazz, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Milwaukee Bucks.

Two teams in MLB are fans of green: the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners.

Lastly, three NHL teams, the Dallas Stars, the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild all list green as another official color.

Interesting Facts about Green

Green was the favorite color of George Washington.

The term "green thumb" refers to someone who is able to grow and care for plants.

In many religions, green is associated with resurrection or regeneration.

Green is the color of Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

In the highlands of Scotland, green is worn as a mark of honor.

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