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Old 04-08-2008, 04:48   #1
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Double braid/chain splice

I have some 14mm nylon double braid and some 5/16" chain. I need to splice them together in such a way that they can go round the gypsy (of a Muir Windlass) and down the hole without a problem. Can anyone point me towards some insruuctions, please. Thanks, David
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Old 04-08-2008, 05:29   #2
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Greetings David, and WELCOME aboard!


Some previous relevant discussions:

Rope to Chain Connections
http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...tions-978.html

Chain to Rope Connection
http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...ion-13064.html

HOW TO EYE SPLICE DOUBLE BRAID ROPE
http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...pe-6344-3.html

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Thanks Gord but I am looking for DOUBLE BRAID to chain. I see anchor plait and 3 strand but no double braid. David
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Double Braid Eye Splice Instructions, from:

Sampson Rope (Including Double Braid):
Samson
http://www.samsonrope.com/site_files...Splice_Rev.pdf

Yale Cordage:

http://www.yalecordage.com/html/pdf/...ust_dbraid.pdf

Rope Inc:
Ropes inc. Splicing Guide: Double Braid Eye splice

Bob Norson: How to Eye Splice double braid rope
as discussed here: http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...e-6344-3.html:
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