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BlueWater Ropes 5.5mm Titan Cord

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
photo: BlueWater Ropes 5.5mm Titan Cord cord

I bought this rope as an emergency rope.  Extremely strong for its size being made from Dyneema with a nylon cover sheath. I bought a color of solid black.


  • high strength, 3100Lbs break
  • low stretch and low settle
  • light weight
  • very durable core
  • Highly cut resistant


  • stiff


  • wish it was sold as a 50ft package rather than the 20ft package.
  • cover is nylon so it can chafe (easier than the core).


I bought a second and have woven one into a lifting sling (strength theoretically = 12400lbs).

Yes, I do recommend and would buy again from REI.

Price Paid: $18.95

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Price Historic Range: $1.00-$18.95
Reviewers Paid: $18.95
Diameter 5 mm/ 5.5 mm actual
Grams Per Meter 18.4
Tensile Strength 3,100 lbf / 13.7 kN
Sheath Mass 41%
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