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Old 09 June 2009, 13:57   #11
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Neil - try splicing it yourself. I did some for the first time last week and was pleasantly surprised.

Google for some instructions....
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Splicing is good to learn, it took me a while but just seemed to click one day!
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Old 09 June 2009, 14:58   #13
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Yes Tim, very helpful, many thanks. I'll take your advice and order differently. The larger rope I can use for the kids in the garden as they want a swing on one of the trees.....

I'm not sure about splicing and binding myself, it looks a dark art.
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Its easy, get some old rope and practice on that, 3 splices will hold anything, the heavier the load the tighter and stronger it gets.
Did you buy nylon ropes for your moorings, it has quite a bit of give in it so you don't put undue strain on your deck fittings.
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Yes all the warp is nylon - and fitted by someone who knows what they're doing! I was just getting spares.....
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