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Old 04-10-2013
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Re: New England Ropes Synthetic lifelines?!?!

Originally Posted by FirstCandC View Post
What if you use some of the existing hardware, such as the turnbuckles (in lieu of lashings)? I love the look of the dyneema, but I hate to get rid of all of my hardware.
You can use it if you want. Johnson makes a very nice threaded eye that fits their standard gate hardware, they just want an arm and a leg for it. I probably wouldn't keep the turnbuckles, but the over center gate hooks are still commonly used.
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