I would like to use 7/16" Amsteel for a 4-point lifting harness. My thought is to construct it out of two lines with spliced thimbles at each end, and a spliced thimble in the mid-point of each line.
There is no shortage of info about how to splice a thimble at the end of a line, using a Brummel and 72x tapered bury. But I haven't found any sources about splicing in a thimble at the midpoint. Would it be enough to just use a Brummel crossover of each leg and no bury?
I have also considered cutting the rope
into 4 lines instead of 2, splice thimbles into all the ends, but that would require more splices, more thimbles, and more shackles.
Constructive feedback or alternative suggestions would be appreciated.