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 Tan Paracord
The color tan is a variation of brown. It may incorporate other colors such as red, yellow or orange, to create various shades of colors which may also be referred to as tan. However, the origin of the color tan is from the process of tanning animal hides, in which the hides became described as 'tan' in color due to the name of the process.
Tan is a conservative color. It represents relaxation and simplicity in the world. Psychologically, someone sitting in a tan room may become very relaxed. Darker shades of tan can be particularly soothing and comforting, while lighter shades of tan can be crisp or refreshing.
Of the 10 states with official state colors, only one state lists a shade of tan as their official state color: Delaware. Delaware's official state colors are colonial blue and buff. However, New Jersey uses a shade of tan in its official state flag.
Only one professional major league sports team uses a shade of tan as an official color: the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).
A small number of colleges use a shade of tan as an official color. This includes Indiana University, the University of Nebraska and the University of Oklahoma.
Interesting Facts About the Color Tan
People who drive tan vehicles give the impression of a timeless, simplistic person with basic tastes.
Other words that are used to describe tan include beige, buff, camel, oatmeal, biscuit, cream, ecru or mushroom.
Traditional Saudi Arabian dress includes flowing floor-length outer coats that are often tan in color, but may also be beige, cream, brown or black.
The combined colors of all the light in the entire Universe are a shade of beige.
The first recorded use of the word tan as a shade of color was in 1590.