Re: Mind Your Hi-Tech Splices!!!
When I replaced the lifelines on my boat with Dyneema I put thimbles in the eyes, and got some incredulous looks from some folks. And, to tell the truth, I was wondering if I was being a bit obsessive about chafe when I did so. But, after reading this thread I'm feeling a bit smug/justified. Of course, lifelines aren't (or at least shouldn't) be loaded nearly as much as halyards....but still.
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
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