The Fire Strand 550 Paracord is a versatile and durable utility cord for outdoor adventures. It can be used for hanging clothes, tensioning tarps, making a shoelace, or starting a fire. It includes a sturdy carabiner for easy attachment to packs and gear. The 7-strand cord is made of 100% nylon and can be unraveled for use as a fire starter or fishing line.
Multipurpose utility line to hang gear and tie-down tarps for camping, backpacking or hunting; doubles as a flammable “paratinder” cord
Seven inner strands can be unraveled and pulled out to reveal the wax-coated fire strand for sparking campfires, or used as a fishing line, thread, or floss
Heavy-duty, 100% nylon construction in coyote makes it a handy survival cord and durable bear hang rope for food
Includes rustproof carabiner for additional connection options to secure loads and suspend gear or lights in the field
Not for climbing
CORD Length: 50 ft (15.24 m)
Materials: nylon paracord / acetal carabiner
Construction: seven inner strands plus one wax-coated tinder cord
Weight: 4.58 oz
Cord Load Size: 550 lbs (not for climbing)
CARABINER Size: 3.375” H
Weight: 0.58 oz
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"Duane and Nancy McNett and the McNett team have built a great company over the past 35 years very much the same way as Coghlan’s has done, one item at a time," said Rob Coghlan, president of Coghlan’s Ltd. "We look forward to working with the McNett team on introducing new and expanded offerings to each market the company touches with its family of brands."
About McNett® Corporation
For over three decades McNett and its family of brands, Gear Aid®, Outgo®, M Essentials™, and McNett® Tactical, have provided quality, innovative products for the dive, outdoor, sporting goods, and military markets. With its unique blend of reliable outdoor gear and accessories, McNett provides the Essentials for Adventure
COGHLAN’S LTD. ACQUIRES MCNETT® CORPORATION. McNett Corporation becomes GEAR AID Inc.
After three decades as McNett Corporation, the gear care and repair company outdoor enthusiasts know and love, is now officially known as GEAR AID Inc. This legal name change comes at the heels of new ownership, a comprehensive rebrand, and a refreshed vision to expand into additional markets.
Along with the legal name change, visitors to mcnett.com will be redirected to gearaid.com beginning January 1, 2017.