10 Ways a Survival Bracelet Can Save Your Life

Here comes an angry bear -- time to run! If your shoelace is broken, borrow some string from your bracelet and take off. iStockPhoto/Thinkstock

Kenny Rogers said a good gambler knows when to walk away and knows when to run. A good outdoorsman or woman knows the same thing too.

Bracelet paracord has been used to snare a 14-foot alligator, but it's probably best to beat feet when a ferocious animal is coming at you full bore. Tie up your shoes real tight and be ready to run for dear life when the moment strikes. Paracord is a great replacement for busted shoelaces. Just hack off a piece, burn the ends and send them through [source: Survival Bracelet]. Then, take to your heels!

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