UST 30 Foot ParaTinder Utility Cord with Heavy Duty Paracord and Flammable Thread Core for Emergency, Hiking, Camping, Backpacking or Outdoor Survival

August 11, 2019 - Comment
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More than just paracord, UST’s innovative ParaTinder Utility Cord combines heavy-duty 550 paracord with life-saving fire tinder integrated into the cord, making it an essential tool in survival and emergency preparedness kits. You can use the 30-foot ParaTinder cord to create bracelets, zipper pulls, handle wraps, lanyards, etc. To ignite the tinder core, simply expose red core thread and light with any fire starter. The core threads can also be used as sewing thread, sutures, fishing line, etc.

Product Features

  • DIMENSIONS: 30′ L and weighs 1.2 oz
  • EASE OF USE: Red core thread can be ignited with any fire starter and the inner strands can be used for sewing thread, sutures, fishing and more
  • BE PREPARED: Perfect for storing in a backpack or other outdoor gear for use during emergency situations that require rope, fire, line, etc
  • VERSATILITY: Paracord can be used to make bracelets, zipper pulls, handle wraps, lanyard and more
  • MATERIALS: Made of durable 550 paracord


Anonymous says:

Works well if you light it. Doesn’t Catch a Spark This is an interesting idea. The red ‘paratinder’ strand in the cord is coated with some type of accelerant (probably waxed base). Will NOT catch a spark even if it is shredded up a bit. It is not too waterproof either. If it is wet, then it won’t light (even with a lighter). Nevertheless, there are some useful uses for this.I discovered that it worked best as an accelerant to a fire. The best use was if I separated the strand out of the cord and left it in tact. If this is lit…

Anonymous says:

Pretty cool stuff Pretty cool stuff, and a great price. Only complaint is that it doesn’t seem to have a safe load weight listed on the package anywhere. It just says “not for climbing”.Otherwise, this is a great deal if you use cordage. It’s multi use and not anymore expensive than regular cordage. Can use it as shoelace, to attach things to your backpack, whatever.Tested out the fire starting capabilities of it and it seems pretty good. You have to play around with it a bit…

Anonymous says:

Difficult to ignite with a ferrocerium spark rod and striker, otherwise good After exposing the inner red tinder cord and cutting off about 4 inches of it, I unwound it and tried to get it to light with a ferrocerium spark rod and striker. The sparks rained down on it strike after strike and made small black burn spots. Sometimes a very short lived, very small red coal would appear and then quickly go out. I tried fluffing it up with finger nails, a knife and by pounding and rubbing it with a rock. Still it would not light with a ferrocerium spark rod and striker. I…

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