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Any rope experts out there ?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by OZ-T, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Apr 4, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Wasn't sure what section of the site was best for this

    I'm going to purchase a set of rigging blocks and rope , I am hoping to be able to get a really good general purpose rope that will work for rigging and yarding of firewood logs and general rope work

    I am leaning towards this double braid , composite bull rope , this is essentially where my budget is , but I am certainly open to suggestions

    http://m.westechrigging.com/rope-husky-058.html

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Apr 4, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    You might check a climbing shop for PMI EZ Bend or Blue Water static lines. Can be bought in standard lengths, or off a spool by the foot. These types of static lines have tight outer sheaths to keep dirt out of the core and help ensure integrity. They are designed for minimal stretch, wet or dry conditions.
     
  3. Apr 4, 2013 at 2:36 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Will do , thanks
     
  4. Apr 4, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    The Blue Water static line seems a little low on breaking strength , I should have stated I want a higher breaking strength for yarding

    The PMI EZ bend is almost at the BS of the Husky line in my link , a little bit more expensive too

    Both look like great products though , thanks
     
  5. Apr 4, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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    That Husky line looks like good stuff for what you're planning. I don't know if your'e familiar with splicing double-braid line, but it's very simple to learn. Here's a good link to instructions. I've used a ton of Samson products over the years and they've always been top-notch. Wherever you buy your line from should be able to set you up with a splicing fid and pusher too.
     
  6. Apr 4, 2013 at 4:53 PM
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    Thanks for the link , I'll check it out
     
  7. Apr 4, 2013 at 4:53 PM
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  8. Apr 4, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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    OZ-T

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  9. Apr 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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    Yeah that's some nice rope, can't go wrong with 18,000 lbs breaking straight. Don't know what hardware your going to use, but here are some ideas.
    http://youtu.be/BEX0MlpIA6I
     
  10. Apr 4, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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  11. Apr 4, 2013 at 8:44 PM
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    Nice, post some pics of the final setup.
     
  12. Apr 4, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    :facepalm:
     
  13. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    What ?
     
  14. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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  15. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    nothing, just that you actually made a thread for it
     
  16. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    I want to get some more info before I spend $500
     
  17. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:34 PM
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    thought you were an expert though...everyone that lives in the PNW is a rope and rigging expert.
     
  18. Apr 4, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I'm getting there , thanks for asking
     
  19. Apr 4, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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    just giving you shit
     
  20. Apr 4, 2013 at 10:02 PM
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    Oh , I know

    No worries
     
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