Get rid of those cheap boot laces that you are currently using and replace them with genuine US made 550 cord - paracord. These laces are one of a kind, paracord cut to bootlace length and finished with tips. Great way to ensure you always have some life-saving paracord with you.
We've been replacing our own laces for years with paracord and with some boots and shoes, it's hard to get the melted ends through the eyelets. Now we have real, factory made paracord shoelaces. And they're cheaper than shoelaces at your local store.
Paracord made by an approved vendor of the United States Department of Defense, passing all of the government's quality control, first-article inspection requirements. This supplier has earned its reputation of quality cordage among Yankee clipper ship sailors who insisted on the most dependable and durable cordage as they sailed to all parts of the world. During World War II, the U.S. and Allied government called upon the supplier's expertise for the manufacture of parachute cords, tow lines, bomb lanyards, shroud lines, survival kit items, and cordage for many other special needs.
We also have a wide variety of brightly colored paracord now available, please check them out!
The supplier's certified and calibrated laboratory's policy is one of continuous product improvement and development. Constant monitoring and testing of incoming raw materials, in-process manufacturing inspections, and final product specification testing assure that all components meet and often surpass government standards.
Nylon itself holds up well in UV. The colorants add an extra element of UV inhibitors as well. All of these factors add up to a U.V. resistant cord, however everything will eventually break down in the sunlight. Colors fade and strength is ultimately reduced when exposed to direct sunlight. This is true with all fibers, however nylon does hold up a bit better than others.
This paracord is ideal for camping, boating, crabbing, indoor or outdoor clothesline, halyard line, garden line & any other uses requiring great strength & durability.
Contains Seven (7) Removable Inner Strands that can be used for fishing line, sewing thread, tripwire, nets, traps and other emergency +/or survival situations.
Paracord is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II. Once in the field, paratroopers found this cord useful for many other tasks. It is now used as a general purpose utility cord by both military personnel and civilians. This versatile cord was even used by astronauts during STS-82, the second Space Shuttle mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all nylon construction makes paracord fairly elastic; depending on the application this can be either an asset or a liability.
Mil Spec 550 Para Cord is made to Mil-C-5040 specifications (7-strand core). This para cord is trusted and used by our armed forces.
Military grade 550 paracord rope known as Mil-C-5040 Type 3 is made of nylon so that is dries quickly and is mildew resistant. It is 1/8 inch in diameter and is rated for 550 lbs.
Note from Tom Sciacca:
I've been wearing paracord shoelaces for years and it can be difficult with some shoes as I never perfected the ends. For a while I've wanted to have them professionally made, and now do. I'm very excited about this as it is both an urban and wilderness preparedness and survival (and much more) type gear. They are not only versatile as paracord is, but as you may know, they are stronger and more durable than other laces, but at our low price, they are now even less expensive than buying shoe laces at the store. With the strong outer nylon sheath and the 7 inner strands, it's like always having a survival kit in your shoes.