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Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!
How so? I guess your stainless life line will hold up better if you fall against them while wearing knife covered trousers, but otherwise the strength of both materials is very similar.
Chafe and UV resistance of stainless is far greater.
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"