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Used Double Braid Splicing

jtrouse

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Hey just wondered if i wanted to put a splice in the end of my blaze rope should i use the used double braid splice or just standarad class 1?
 

rumination

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Yes, and yes. You use the Class 1 Double Braid Splice. And expect to have your work cut out for you. Used double braid climbing lines are a real pain to splice.

Class 1 just indicates what the rope is made of (nylon or polyester), and double braid indicates the style of construction.
 

jtrouse

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sorry what i meant was should i use the double braid class 1 splice or the used double braid splice??
 

NickfromWI

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Jim- I've only perused the special used directions that Samson has, and it was a year or so ago. I think the only big difference was the tension that have you put on when running the splice home.

Have you done a side-by-side comparison of the directions to see if the measurements are the same? Let us know what you find!

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Wagnaw

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Putting tension on it helped me alot with that PI. I would tension it abunch, try milking it. Then I would let most of the tension out and try milking it again. After a few cycles, it worked, and I just used the regular sampson double braid directions.
 

jamie

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I've done some used blaze and found that the original instructions were fine. a bit more work but i massaged, milked, bent and hit a bit more. i got there in the end just it wasn't as nice as new rope.

Jamie
 
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