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My first Double braid splice

Not bad I thought

Is whipping it recommended ?

With the structure of this splice I would have thought it wasn't neccessary ?
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Re: My first Double braid splice

Nice wand Dean

Whip it mate, bring on the bling
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Yes to lock stitching. Whipping is more decorative than functional IMO.
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Re: My first Double braid splice

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Nice wand Dean

Whip it mate, bring on the bling
That wand has been put to good use mate, cheers
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Yes to lock stitching. Whipping is more decorative than functional IMO.
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Re: My first Double braid splice

Nice one Dean looks great in the eyes of a man that can not splice .

Having said that i would love to learn to splice
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Nice one Dean looks great in the eyes of a man that can not splice .

Having said that i would love to learn to splice
I have quite a bit of experience at knicking my ropes and it's always about 6ft from the eye

So I made it a mission to learn and save myself some money in new rope, although saying that I have to thank Bob for doing my splicing previously and saving me loads
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Nice one Dean looks great in the eyes of a man that can not splice .

Having said that i would love to learn to splice
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Re: My first Double braid splice

I start in the vee of the eye and stitch down about 6-7 inches. I also rotate around the rope as I stitch, so the stitches aren't all parallel, but cross the splice in different directions.

Once you've gone that far a quick whip and box stitch is easy to add.
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Cheers Peter
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