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Re: Splicing Old Double Braid Line--Sewn Splice?

Samson Rope published a special splice for this:
http://www.samsonrope.com/Documents/...UG2012_WEB.pdf

It isn't as strong because the cover isn't spliced back into the core, but it is a lot easier. I've used it on line (jib sheets) that is oversized so the reduced strength is not an issue.
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