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post #29 of Old 04-05-2013
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Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!

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Originally Posted by Alex W View Post
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.

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