Tarred twisted nylon twine is perfect for erecting a shelter from your oilskin tarp. Size 36 bank line has a 138 Lb tensile strength. It has a bit of stretch, but much less than paracord! Also great for fishing, boating, even a makeshift bow string. Toss this 1/4 lb spool in your pack with your tarp, you’ll have over 100 feet of very versatile cord.