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everybody nows 550, but do you guys use Mil-C-5040H Type III. It's the military equivalant.

found this one when I wanted to make a order for paracord 550 but now I am in doubt rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by pilotter View Post

everybody nows 550, but do you guys use Mil-C-5040H Type III. It's the military equivalant.
found this one when I wanted to make a order for paracord 550 but now I am in doubt rolleyes.gif

It is the same thing, but the Mil-C-5040H Type III is certified and has the correct amount and type of strands on the inside. For sleeving purposes there is no difference.
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It is the same thing, but the Mil-C-5040H Type III is certified and has the correct amount and type of strands on the inside. For sleeving purposes there is no difference.

according specs, but more flexible / stronger 7*3 strands, 550 has 7*2. Only problem. I can only find three colours.

Ordered 550 samples.

( and happy waiting so I can use your sleeving tool thumb.gif )
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Originally Posted by pilotter View Post

according specs, but more flexible / stronger 7*3 strands, 550 has 7*2. Only problem. I can only find three colours.
Ordered 550 samples.
( and happy waiting so I can use your sleeving tool thumb.gif )

Awesome!
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Originally Posted by pilotter View Post

according specs, but more flexible / stronger 7*3 strands, 550 has 7*2. Only problem. I can only find three colours.
Ordered 550 samples.
( and happy waiting so I can use your sleeving tool thumb.gif )

when you use paracord for sleeving, you take the strands out, leaving only the "shell" of the paracord, so the quality of the strands / amount of strands is quite irrelevant. the only difference for you, as a sleever, is that the mil-c stuff is more expensive (and, having used both for their real purpose, 550 cord is just as coord as mil-c).
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thanks, yes still need to start building and sleeving. ( parts are "dripping" in very slow.......
could not find to much coulours of this mil paracord anyhow.

Now looking at MDPC for sleeve.........looks good biggrin.gif
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MDPC is definately better for most jobs in terms of durability and looks (imo), paracord is just a LOT cheaper, so it's a little more beginner friendly. Also, most craft stores carry paracord, so for around $2 you can get quite a bit and be able to practice with it.
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