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Re: Protective coatings for splices and stitching
Dyneema covers? Certainly a very valid option, perhaps the best option in many cases. I've done this before.
* Overkill for many. Those pictures are halyard porn and my boat would faint.
* Doesn't apply to webbing, such as jacklines, tethers and exposed clew stitching.
* What is protecting all of the stitching? Normally waxed whipping twine will last as long as the line in such an application.
* Often too large to fit into blocks, unless the blocks have been over sized (which is certainly possible if the line has been downsized).
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