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You are describing a seizing not a splice.
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
I guess it is sort of a seizing procedure. The figure eight that I use works just like Chinese handcuffs. Gotta make it TIGHT, now.
Do you do anything special to protect the whipping?
I have tried a couple of things, but my favorite is beeswax applied liberally to the whipped area and then melted into the whipping with a small flame. I used to wrap it with tape, but I really like to be able to see the splice - just feel like I know what's going on, Ya know?
The finished product does look very similar to the Paraloc photo...............(Man, I gotta get me sumathat pink thread!)
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