Originally Posted by Nordburg2001
Is there a best/correct way to attach lifelines to D rings? What knots to use? Slack lifelines or tight? Tied to each ring? Tried my best not to ask another question but after searching online for hours and looking at countless pictures I'm still none the wiser! Thanks yet again guys for your help and imput
Well...I DID have 3/4" lifelines fitted to my Ribcraft,they were fitted via "D rings" inturn glued via patches to the Tubes....,each one was spliced in somehow...
Anyway...I soon decided I didn't like the way they flapped around made a noise when underway,and also messed up my newly polished Tubes!
After some thought I removed the "D rings" (cut them through and threaded each out of the Hyperlon loop) it was a simple matter of then using 1/2"rope (of a better quality) and threading that through loops now left...I used multi strand,and got an old boy I know ex Navy to splice both ends...after pulling it tight...
Much cleaner lines,no flapping around,and still have useable and practical Lifelines if ever needed.
If the loops that hold the "D rings" are big/wide enough that's the way to go IMO.