Paracord is so handy in multiple situations, you’ll want to keep some at home, in your emergency kits, with your camping gear, and in your car. 7-strand 550 lb. paracord. Made in the USA. 50 feet. This really is an impressive cord. The lightweight nylon rope was originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II. Now you can purchase it for your home, emergency supplies, outdoor adventure kits. Paracord is all-weather and will not rot or mildew.