You have probably seen people wearing paracord bracelets. You might even wear one yourself.

They are worn by many for fashion, but they have other uses. Outdoor Life magazine has 10 practical uses for these bracelets.

Setting traps can be a useful backup strategy for nourishment in a survival situation, and it frees up your time to accomplish other tasks. The cord of a Survival Strap can be deployed for snare nooses and triggers. The inner strands of cord can be used for smaller trap parts, such as the string on a Paiute Deadfall. The shackle can be employed as a trigger mechanism in many ways, like as an “eye” for a tripwire style trigger as shown… [continued]

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