Parachute cord bracelets are a useful survival tool

Parachute Cord Bracelets

Parachute bracelets or paracord bracelets, are a fashion “must have” item these days. But what can you do with these things? How do they work apart from as an ornament in your wrist?
Paracord is a slim nylon rope with 7-9 inner strands of nylon. Composed of 2-3 threads, the inner strands which can be unraveled for many different uses.

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To get the most out of your parachute cord, you should also carry a knife or a rope cutter.
Some already come with rope cutters, as it the case of Shop For Safety’s fantastic 5 in 1 Survival Tool

There are literally hundreds of uses for the unravelled cord that comes off your parachute bracelet, so I am going to nominate a few of the best ones.

* Make a shelter

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* Fishing line

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* Make traps

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* Tourniquet

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* Tie straight sticks around a broken arm or leg to make a splint

* Replacement for shoe laces

* Help hold the sail on a boat

* Make a stretcher by running a paracord between two long branches

* Make a bow drill for fire starting

* Animal leash

* Build a raft

* Make a bow and arrow

As you can see parachute cord bracelet is one of the most useful and easy to carry survival tool around. Wear one and be prepared for the unexpected!
Parachute cord bracelets can be found at shop4safety.com.au