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Old 23-01-2015, 09:36   #16
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Re: Double Braid Polyester Line On The Cheap

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Once again I will say go look at Defender.. Most of the apples to apples comparison of line is cheaper at Defender than @ West with thier 40% off. Not all, but most.
I did not check all lines but in the 1/2" size I was looking for, the only apples to apples I could see between the sites was for Sampson LS Yacht Braid and WM was .78/ft and Defender was .89/ft.

The other comparison I did was between Sampson XLS Yacht Braid and New England ropes Sta-set Yacht Braid. I have no idea if these line are comparable but the stated breaking strength of the 1/2" N.E. Rope is 9200 lb and the Sampson Yacht Braid is 8300 lb. My assumption is the N.E. Rope is a better line because of this?
Maybe not, but at Defender the Sampson is $1.24/ft and at WM the N.E. line is 1.20/ft for an arguably better line.

Maybe I am lucky the size I need is cheaper at WM, but only during this sale. It could be every other line is more expensive at WM but this was the extent of my comparison.
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Old 23-01-2015, 13:45   #17
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Re: Double Braid Polyester Line On The Cheap

WM is having a 40% off sale today.
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Old 23-01-2015, 14:09   #18
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Re: Double Braid Polyester Line On The Cheap

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I need to get a few hundred feet of 1/2 double braided polyester line to replace my old Spinnaker and Genoa halyards for my 38 foot Morgan sailboat.

I have been looking around online and I am seeing sites selling these lines from anywhere between $1.50 to $3.00 a foot, until I stumbled across this site:

e-rigging dot com

Looking into their double braid polyester line, they are selling 600 feet for $323! That is quite a bit of savings on twice as much line.

Here is the kicker, are all double braided polyester lines created equal... and should I trust this site?

I would love anyone opinion on this business or maybe I just came across a nice bulk deal?
You might look for a commercial chandler. Buy a reel. They generally won't question your being commercial or not.
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Old 23-01-2015, 16:34   #19
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A friend forwarded me an email to me about it. Look on their site tomorrow.

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It turns out you were quite correct. WM now have all the ads up.
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