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Old 11-02-2015, 12:26   #1
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Chinese SK-75

Anybody have any experience with this:

10mm x 40M Grey Dyneema SK 75 Synthetic Winch Rope Cable UHMWPE 9500kg 4x4 ATV | eBay

Widely available on ebay for tow rope/winch applications, a little cheaper than the real deal. While they are calling it Dyneema sk-75 it is not, of course, as Dyneema's manufacturing process is patented, but it is UHMWPE and they are claiming the same breaking strength as Dyneema. The small price difference does not justify using it in critical applications, but it could have a lot of applications on a boat. Just wondering if anyone has done any pull testing on this stuff.

Hopefully we can get some useful information before the thread devolves into the inevitable sinophobia, I'm guessing around post #3.
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You get what you pay for. Just ask yourself "will I or a loved one be harmed by my decision". Think there's any quality control in China?
Not "sinophobia" just "sinoreality".
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You get what you pay for. Just ask yourself "will I or a loved one be harmed by my decision". Think there's any quality control in China?
Not "sinophobia" just "sinoreality".
Oh.... This is why I don't iPhone or MacBook that made in China. I bought all Apple devices from the U.S.A.
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Think there's any quality control in China?
Yes.

If you pay for it.
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