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Old 15-02-2011, 16:03   #1
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Eye Splice Help

I followed a previous thread on making soft shackles and put some together. Easy once you get the stopper knot down. I am trying to put an eye splice on the end of my jib sheet. This is regular double braid line. I am following the instructions here on the eye splice.

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Trying to pull the core at at point B seems next to impossible without damage to the core, the cover or both.

Anything to make this step easier??
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If you "milk" the cover back it loosens up the weave, making it much easier. I fish it out with a small hollow fid... a crochet needle works too
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