Originally Posted by east_stingray
We're all averse to paracord because justjeff has reported using it (cut straight from a parachute, nonetheless) and having it break on him.
That parachute may have had 3-400 deployments. Also, if it is green paracord from a main parachute, it is only 375# test, not 550# test. Actual 550 cord is white.