F.S. in the color name of paracord

Discussion in 'General Paracord Discussion' started by Nelson, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. Nelson

    Nelson New Member

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    I was looking at the color selections on ParacordPlanet website and wondered why they would preface some of the color names with "F.S" such as "F.S. Navy Blue". So, I emailed them and asked. They kindly replied that "F.S." stood for "Federal Standard". I don't think that it really means anything, and can be safely ignored. But if you have been loosing sleep at night over this, now you know. File this under trivia information.:confused:
     
  2. J-Will

    J-Will ermahgerd perrkerd

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    lol I figured it meant full strength. Thanks!
     

  3. MidwestCord

    MidwestCord New Member

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    I am pretty sure it is just in reference to the color, and not anything actually meaningful. There are other shades of Navy Paracord though. Atwood Navy is a much darker color, I call it Dark Navy, because I am not very creative : )
     
  4. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    I was thinking full of well you know the last word for the "S". LOL! I'm joking.
     
  5. MidwestCord

    MidwestCord New Member

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    lol, I like that answer better MrParacord!
     
  6. Trab9000

    Trab9000 New Member

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    F.S. stands for Federal Standard. It means it meets a specification the govt. has set for that color for govt use.
     
  7. MrParacord

    MrParacord Moderator

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    I was close with my answer. :D