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Old 02-02-2011, 19:45   #16
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Please note: MY SPLICES HAVE NEVER PULLED OUT.
And you should have seen the strain that was put on those mooring lines and the splices.

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Old 02-02-2011, 20:25   #17
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New England Ropes Double Braid Splice:
New England Ropes - Splicing Guide

Full Splicing Guide:
http://www.neropes.com/Resources/84906_NEROPE.pdf

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Old 03-02-2011, 14:45   #19
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Anything that potentially weakens something as critical as anchor warp is a no-no for me. I wouldn't risk a splice in that particular line. I'd replace it and use the 2 pieces for something less crucial.

I fully agree with your sentiments and as I said in a previous reply I am not going to repair the anchor rode as at 85 metres plus chain it will do for now. I just don't like the idea of not being able to make the splice.

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