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Old 01-01-09   #1 (permalink)
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splicing tips

any tips and hints for splicing
high scale this is for you
the dog walking crabs are brill for clipping into the eye when finishing the splice and at a 1 they are a must
got mine from pound shops
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Re: splicing tips

Nice one.
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Re: splicing tips

another one i found usefull
after putting the alpine butterfly in just in front of it tie a simple overhand knot and when milking the splice at the end undo the overhand knot and this stops any sheath getting lost at the butterfly
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Re: splicing tips

have you got any websites or information i could look at as i am interested in having a go at splicing (or old threads to look at?)?
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Re: splicing tips

http://www.samsonrope.com/index.cfm?page=28
there are loads out there but samson seem better than most
try yale or whatever rope it is that you have
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Re: splicing tips

Check this out on the Treehouse.

http://www.gypoclimber.com/forumdisplay.php?f=20
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