From bracelets and bootlaces, to gun slings and zipper pulls, parachute cord, also known as 550 paracord, has taken many forms and been a favorite of military professionals, preppers, and outdoor enthusiasts for years. It's strong, lightweight, and suits a diverse range of survival tasks. How could it be any better than it already is? Well, what if someone made a 550 cord that could be used as fire starting material? That's just what the folks at Live Fire have done.