There's a million different knots for doing a million different things. But, these five are easy-to-learn, easy-to-tie and accomplish 99 percent of the jobs you'll ever need a rope to do. Anyone can make these, here's how.
The ParaPull is an ingenious block and tackle pulley system scaled down to work with common 550 paracord. It fits in your pocket and gives you a 6:1 mechanical advantage over any heavy object.
A more masculine bracelet you will not find: Survival Straps are tightly braided, 20-foot lengths of parachute cord that can support 550 pounds.