Are you a traditional paracord fan?
Well you will certainly love the Titan Survival SurvivorCord® even more.
I got a chance to test it out and here is how it did.
A short history on SurvivorCord® is in order. SurvivorCord® is the original survival cord, invented by the founder of TITAN Survival in 2012, for battlefield use by Special Forces. SurvivorCord® takes normal MIL-SPEC 550 paracord and kicks it up a notch by increasing the tensile strength and adding 3x potentially lifesaving survival strands to the parachute cord core: Fishing Line, Waterproof Fire Tinder, and Brass Utility Wire. All SurvivorCord® products come with a LIFETIME Guarantee. Impressive right? Here are what the strands are made of and how they did in testing.
Wire in a survival situation can be more useful than even cordage for repairs and use. This brass wire is 30 AWG in size and is quite bendable. Repairing eyeglasses or other quick fixes this wire would be hard to beat. I took a piece of this wire and held each end with a thumb and trigger finger at each end. The idea was to bend a single spot in a 360 degree loop to see how much stress a single strand could take before breaking. On average there were 10 revolutions on a single spot before the wire broke. Yes I was very impressed with this lightweight wire in that test. Another chunk was tested for strength by pulling it straight and measuring on a fish weight scale how it held up. A single strand measured on average 4 pounds before breaking. When another strand was added by twisting together the poundage strength was now at 8 pounds. When using this wire as an emergency snare double it up for maximum holding power or even add more for larger game. Try that with traditional paracord.
Another great addition to the SurvivorCord® certainly is this heavy duty fishing line. The fishing line is a tough nylon variety rated to 25 pounds. That is certainly heavy enough small to even larger fish and would be handy as snare line too. Need a plastic repair melt down the line into a goo, apply and let cool.
Waxed jute fiber strand
Waxed jute fibers are quite well known for being great fire starting material. When fuzzed out a flint sparker will light this cordage when needed. A match or lighter will also ignite this waxed jute cordage and the jute with wax will burn until completely used up. This is a great fire starter conveniently hidden inside of the SurvivorCord®.
Traditional nylon cords
From lashing to any other outdoor needs the 7 strands of inner nylon cords is ready for service.
Not to be outdone the outer sheath of the SurvivorCord® is as tough as traditional paracord outer sheaths. Use it for shelter building or tying your food high in bear country. You get the point as it is the do it all cord ready for any job.
I do really feel the SurvivorCord® is an asset to anyone afield. Lace up your boots with it, make a belt or a rifle sling from it and use it for various everyday tasks. If you find yourself in a survival situation, you are all set. Be sure to check out both the SurvivorCord® and all of the other great products on the Titan Survival website.
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