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Originally Posted by knothead View Post
I absolutely agree about splicing old line. Usually not worth the trouble. I charge a flat rate for different splices and when someone wants me to splice old line I charge by the hour. This usually discourages them.
I recommend simply tying a Halyard knot which is a lot stronger and takes up a lot less room than a bowline.
Is this what you are thinking of? I tied this around the splice that I just made.

I might give this a try today if this is it.



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