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post #20 of Old 04-05-2013
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Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!

Originally Posted by overbored View Post
Originally Posted by Brent Swain
With 1X19 stainless being so effective, with zero problems, and used boaters supplies being awash in the stuff for very cheap, why would you use anything else?
then you have never fallen against it with bare skin
Which, if true, would point to the FAR greater importance of the ability to safely move about your deck with alacrity - and the low probablity that Mr Swain will ever need to rely on a lifeline to "save" his life - than to the relative merits of wire vs. rope... (grin)
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