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Scroll through the pages of the Handbook Splicing Modern ropes in this Issuu presentation made by Bloomsbury publisher.

Rigging

Love splicing ropes!

Splicing ropes with a core of superfibre, like Dyneema® is quite easy and rewarding. This picture shows a twintail made for a catamaran made of 100% Dyneema® attached to a swiftcord cover with Cordura fibres for grip. 46 more words

Rigging

To make a Brummel Splice in Dyneema

This time last year we were bashing to windward with our newly installed dyneema inner forestay and staysail flying. It made the three day trip from New Caledonia to Vanuatu a whole lot easier. 14 more words

Sailing

HMPE rigging

When I took Gilgarran under my wing her standing rigging was still in a good condition and still is. The only problem, though, is that the stainless cables are a bit short. 328 more words

Contessa 26

Climbing tips: Nylon vs Dyneema

In this video we talk about Nylon and Dyneema and the pros and cons of each material. Disclaimer – http://www.obsessionclimbing.com/disclaimer

Snail trails and Trailstars

The Mountain Laurel Designs Trailstar has a look of the space age when it is first erected. But after seam sealing, the sheer lines and shiney smoothness disappear, masked by, in my case, clumsy finger lines of silicon sealant, that leave as much Sil Net smeared on the right index finger as is left on the seam. 668 more words

MLD

Softfid

When rope splicing it can be very difficult to pull through a rope. Even a D-SPLICER pulling fid will not always do the job as more strength needs to be applied and/or there is not enough space. 40 more words

D-splicer