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Old 13-05-2009, 16:03   #1
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Mega Plait / Mega Braid Line

I plan to order 600' of 5/8" line to make 2 300' lines for tying to shore . I thought I knew what I wanted until I started to look at catalogs.

Can anyone tell me the real difference between New England Mega Plait, Mega Braid & Mega Braid II and Marlow Multiplait?

Also, any suggestions for the best price (shipped to a USA address).

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Old 13-05-2009, 18:27   #2
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I'm a three strand guy. But Rigging only are really helpful and I am sure that they would help you decide.


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See the excellent NE & Marlow Rope sites:

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Don't forget other manufacturers. I recently bought Vectran from Yale Cordage and am very impressed with price and quality. See Pleasure Marine - Yale Cordage

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