When is paracord something much more?
When it’s Titan Survival SurvivorCord it offers much, much more.
I got a chance to thoroughly review the Titan Survival SurvivorCord and this is what I found.
As long as I have been wandering the wilds I have carried paracord. It has been carried in bundles in my pack, made into rifle slings, bracelets and even a great belt my wife made me that I wear daily. When I discovered paracord in my younger years I marveled at all the cordage packed into a single outer cover. All of the cord could be used together for maximum strength (550 pounds) or split up for multiple uses.
While flipping through the pages of a gear catalog I came across the Titan Survival SurvivorCord. Immediately I was very interested in that product. Not only did this new school paracord act like the old much loved style it offered 3 other tools. Snare wire, fishing line and waxed jute cord is included with 7 traditional style nylon inner cords. I sent off an email to the good folks at Titan Survival and they sent me a bundle of desert tan colored SuvivorCord for a thorough review. Lets look at each component of the Titan Survival SurvivorCord and how it stood up ultimately to 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 found in my testing that the Titan SurvivorCord is far superior to any paracord I have used. With a vast array of colors and even reflective coloration varieties they certainly have your favorite color for your needs. Check out their whole SurvivorCord line on their website and also be sure to check out the other great survival items.
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