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Mooring snubber w/ Maxi-Moor Pendant

I am considering switching from 3-strand nylon mooring pendants to Maxi-Moor Polydyne pendants but am concerned because from what I read the Maxi-Moor pendants stretch less under load. Stretch in the pendants appears to be an important design feature of mooring system.

To provide additional stretch I am thinking about adding a mooring snubber to one of the Maxi-Moor pendants. Have any of you attempted this? Are the two compatible? Will the soft eye of the Maxi-Moor pendant pass throught the small eyes of the snubber?
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Polydyne pendants, which are made by Yale cordage IIRC, are among the best available and don't really need to have a snubber added to them unless you've grossly oversized them.

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Been using nylon double braid pendants for years and love them. Never felt I needed a snubber even though I'm in a semi-exposed anchorage.
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