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Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
Chafe and UV resistance of stainless is far greater.
But it is prone to corrosion inside fittings that can't be inspected. Everything on the dyneema life line can be inspected, making it easy to check on chafe and UV degradation.
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