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X ring splice. How snug ?

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So purchased my first X-ring from honey brothers last month and the splice has seemed to have pulled out a tad. Being new to rings im not sure whether that it’s a common thing and it’s okay or not ?

 

I haven’t loaded it significantly, but of negative rigging but not being used as a redirect rather than taking the full whack. IMG_2767.jpgIMG_2768.jpg

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Do you have a picture of the whipping.

 

Sirus is very easy to pull out if not stitched properly, low repeated loads like you have been doing will cause slippage. This is the third sling I've seen online like this. 

 

It's better to have a slightly loose eye and  whipping/stitching when splicing rings, not enough for the ring to fall out obviously.

 

Call HB, they should replace.

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Do you have a picture of the whipping.
 
Sirus is very easy to pull out if not stitched properly, low repeated loads like you have been doing will cause slippage. This is the third sling I've seen online like this. 
 
It's better to have a slightly loose eye and  whipping/stitching when splicing rings, not enough for the ring to fall out obviously.
 
Call HB, they should replace.


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Do you have a picture of the whipping.
 
Sirus is very easy to pull out if not stitched properly, low repeated loads like you have been doing will cause slippage. This is the third sling I've seen online like this. 
 
It's better to have a slightly loose eye and  whipping/stitching when splicing rings, not enough for the ring to fall out obviously.
 
Call HB, they should replace.


I don’t think there is any whipping ? (I may be wrong but there’s no stitching)

I will give them a call, it still holds the ring but it is considerably easier to spin the ring.

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It could have invisible whipping, ie hidden under the cover braids but that would be unusual, although I think Shizll do this, as whipping distortion is a good indicator of high loading.

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You might be able to milk the cover to close up the eye again. If it gets there, hold it tight at the throat and milk to the end of the rope.  The rope end, if melted, might have to be cut off if the cover bunches at the end.

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25 minutes ago, TTownsend said:

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Sent the sling back to Honey Brothers and they sorted it. Done a nice job really happy with their service!

tidy job that.

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Did they put the whipping on it, nice job?

Yes they, originally wasn’t when but returned to me with it. Does have a much more stiffer feel to it i must admit
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