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Topic Review (Newest First)
03-11-2010 10:33 AM
sailingdog The negative qualities of three-strand make it a non-starter if you can afford megaplait or one of the double-braids. The double braids and megaplait also have very good stretch characteristics.
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One good thing about the 3 strand is that you get more stretch out of it. Also I think it's more chafe resistance although those two properties seem to be at odds.
03-11-2010 08:50 AM
lancelot9898 One good thing about the 3 strand is that you get more stretch out of it. Also I think it's more chafe resistance although those two properties seem to be at odds.
03-10-2010 09:44 PM
davidpm [QUOTE=sailingdog;578490 and an average breaking strength of 15200 lbs.[/QUOTE]

Impressive. Thanks
03-08-2010 11:23 PM
sailingdog The new double-braids probably stow as neatly as the MegaPlait. It is also stronger than the MegaPlait. 5/8" MegaPlait has an minimum breaking strength of 10000 lbs. 5/8" Samson SUPER STRONG ANCHOR LINE has a minimum breaking strength of 12900 lbs., and an average breaking strength of 15200 lbs.
03-08-2010 10:46 PM
davidpm Mr. dog did you mis this question?
02-26-2010 11:20 PM
davidpm
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It's pretty good stuff, better than three-strand, but not as good as the new nylon double braids designed for anchor rode use.
In what way better? I thought the Mega stuff was supposed to be the best?

It folds up the smallest and easiest in the anchor locker at least doesn't it?
02-26-2010 08:17 PM
sailingdog It's pretty good stuff, better than three-strand, but not as good as the new nylon double braids designed for anchor rode use.
02-26-2010 07:16 PM
Arclight
New England Ropes Mega Plait

I'm considering using New England Ropes Mega Plait spliced to chain to make up a new anchor rode and would appreciate any user reviews. TIA

 
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