Is the cordage with orange and beige second on the right Epicord 8mm? If so amazing job and did you use a soft fid as there is barely and wiggle room in there to work.That’s an encouraging result, I’m guessing locked brummels and buries on the cover only Bee Line? My avatar picture is of one I did from a few years ago.
I’ve done a couple others with straight buries that go nearly eye to eye. Haven’t had any tested yet, mostly trying to guess if the covers are the same diameters of the core.
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The name of both the cords is included in the text above her picture.EDIT: Never mind, thought you were talking about Samsquanch's post!Is the cordage with orange and beige second on the right Epicord 8mm? If so amazing job and did you use a soft fid as there is barely and wiggle room in there to work.
Was wondering if you ever gave your method a try? I was recently looking at Yale’s website and finally found the 10.5 listed.I looked at the Yale Arborist catalog and it had elongation and breaking strength. They had it side by side with Tech-Kern and compared "average spliced breaking strength". It breaks at 6,730, whereas T-K breaks at 21,000. I wonder if you use a similar style to the splice used on the T-K? Those instructions have been removed and I can't find them anywhere.
The splice on the 9/16" is a flip-line for a buddy, but I would tend to agree about making a bigger eye on a rigging lines. Obviously an eye splice is essential on a dead-eye sling, but I myself am generally not a fan of eye splices on my lowering/bull-lines or tag-lines. Call me old school but I would rather tie knots as I trust them more and find them much more versatile.Addictive isnt it Erik?
i have always spliced bigger loops in Rigging lines. I was told years ago that the more rope in the system, the more stretch in relation to a rigging scenario. I was told it passes over to the splice as well.
Be interested in others thoughts on this?
I don’t mean dead eyes etc. I do splice these as well with a larger eye. Ensures the cow hitch or timber hitch is not in the throat of the splice.