This compact, lightweight survival tool works well to start fires and sharpen any type of blade - even fish hooks. The handy grip is made from nearly 100" of 550 lbs. Paracord that can serve as a true life saver in emergencies. When unraveled, it can be used to support shelters, create a tourniquet, serve as a life line or inner strands for emergency stitches. This strong and durable cord has been used by the military and survivalist since WWII.