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

This isn't an idea I dreamed up, it is an old one that I read of many years ago in the New Glenans Sailing Manual. They also speak of stropes, the precursor to soft shackles.

The new Glenans sailing manual: Centre nautique des Glenans: 9780914814108: Amazon.com: Books The new Glenans sailing manual: Centre nautique des Glenans: 9780914814108: Amazon.com: Books



(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




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