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 Orange Paracord
Orange is an energizing color. It represents not only energy, but fun and flamboyance. Many people have a love/hate relationship with orange: they either love it or they hate it. This is because orange provokes a strong reaction in many people. Various shades of orange could include terra cotta, rust, autumn leaf, peach and safety orange.
Orange is known to do many things to the human body. When a person sees orange, it can stimulate their appetite. Orange can also stimulate activity and encourage socialization.
Currently, only one state lists orange as an official color. This is the Hawaiian Island of L?ni'i. Each Hawaiian Island has its own official color, as degreed by the Hawaiian state government.
There are several professional sports teams that list orange as an official color. In the NFL, the Chicago Bears, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns and the Denver Broncos all list orange as an official color.
Orange is also prominent in the NBA: the Charlotte Bobcats, the Miami Heat, the New York Knicks, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Phoenix Suns all use orange as an official color.
Only four MLB teams have orange as an official color. This includes the Baltimore Orioles, the Detroit Tigers, the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants.
Orange is more popular as an official color of major colleges and universities. Schools who use this color include the University of Florida, Idaho State University, the University of Illinois, Princeton University, Oklahoma State University, Oregon State University, Clemson University, the University of Tennessee, the University of Texas and Virginia Tech University.
Interesting Facts About the Color Orange
In China and Japan, orange symbolizes happiness and love.
Orange is the national color of the Netherlands.
Several places in the United States are named Orange: Orange County, California; Orange, California and Orange, New Jersey.
Safety orange is the color used for traffic cones, traffic barrels and various other construction zone marking equipment.
People who drive orange vehicles tend to be fun-loving, talkative, fickle and trendy.