Jump to content
Woody12

Hollow braid

Recommended Posts

Hi, I want to make some dead eye slings out of Trex or similar. Is it as simple as it shows in this video?

 

ive also looked at the splicing instructions online but just want a rough idea of what im doing. 

 

Cheers

 

 

Edited by Woody12

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi mate, the brummel splice is indeed as easy as in the video. There's a couple of different ways of doing g it depends ding in whether you've got easy access to the other end if the rope. Just make sure your measurements for the bury are right if it's going to be used for rigging. 

I spliced a pinto rig onto some teufelburger hollow braid to use as a Whoopi redirect and it took me about 5 minutes and has lasted really well. 

I think hollow braid is a good place to start with splicing and it's really simple with a selma set of fids and some tape. 

Best bet is to just give it a go. I think the teufelburger stuff I bought from honey bros was like £3 a meter and I only used 2m of it. 

 

Hope that helps. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did the same a couple of years ago and made some rigging slings and it was very easy. Just follow the steps in the vids. I made a Fid with some stiff wire. I think the guy Matt storrer who's on here does good vids. All the best with it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Featured Adverts

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.