550 Parachute Cord has 7 strands in the core similar to military spec but without the fancy (and expensive) cover yarn. Still wears like iron and has 550 pound strength. Great for camping, tie downs, shoe laces, emergency and survival situations, etc., etc.
Stock colors: Olive Drab, Black, Red, White, Neon Orange, Coyote Brown, Foliage Green, Desert Tan, Charcoal Grey, OD w/ black fleck, Desert Camo, and Digital Camo
Stock lengths: 50 ft, 100 ft, 250 ft, 1200 ft
Parachute cord, or paraline as it is also known, is primarily used as a braiding cord in this industry. Make your own straps, ties, reins, or halters by hand braiding several ends together. Allows for great creative possibilities. Also great for millions of other uses, from shoe laces to light weight tie downs.
Stock colors: 32 different solid colors
Stock sizes: approximately 5/32"