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Instruction videos

Want to do your own rope rigging and splicing? We have made more than 30 manuals how to eye-splice braided modern ropes, how to make softshackles from ropes with Dyneema® fibers, etc. Watch our video’s! The numbers correspond to the chapters of ‘Handbook Splicing Modern Ropes’. Check out our wide range of splicing tools .

5. Eye splice in plaited or twisted ropes 

      

Eye splice in a three-strand rope

Rope: P-Classic

 

Eye splice in a eight-strand rope

Rope: Eight –strand mooring

 



6. Eye splice in polyester ropes

       D-Splicer rope splicing tools

Eye splice in double braided polyester

Ropes: Cruiser 16, Cruiser 24

   

7. Eye splice in ropes from Dyneema® fibers

      

Single braided ropes with Dyneema® fibers basic method

Rope: SSR

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Single braided Dyneema® when both ends are free

Ropes: D-CoreD-Core 99

 

Single braided Dyneema® when one end is attached

Ropes: D-Core, D-Core 99

 

      

Double braid Dyneema® – simple method

Ropes: D-CupD-Cup Kmix

 

Double braid Dyneema® –cover tucked back

Ropes: D-CupD-Cup Kmix

 

      

Double braid Dyneema® –using cover

Ropes: D-CupD-Cup Kmix

 

Double braid Dyneema® with double cover

Ropes: D-Performance


8. Dyneema® soft shackles

      

Dyneema® softshackle –version 1

Ropes: D-CoreD-Core 99

 

Dyneema® softshackle –version 2


      

Softshackle integrated into rope

 

Diamond knot explained



9. Weight savings and taperings

      

Tapered Dyneeema® halyard or sheet

Ropes: D-CupD-Cup Kmix

 

End-to-end splice two single braid Dyneema®

Ropes: SSRD-Core

      

Splicing a steel wire lead to a double braid polyester

Ropes: Cruiser 24Wire rope 7x19

 

Making a Dyneema® lead

Ropes: D-CoreCruiser 24


10. Thickening and strengthening

      

Splice an extra cover over a rope
Need protection from chafing: chose our Dyneema® Cover.
Need better grip in clutches: chose our Technora cover
.

 

Splicing in an extra core

Rope: D-Core


11. Continuous loops

      

Loop of double braid polyester - equal thickness,
the core is not used in this splice and that leads
to an equal thick rope. However this loop is reduced in strength.
E.g. use it for furlers.

Rope: Cruiser 16

 

Loop of double braid polyester – strong,
the core is used in this loop and adds to the breaking load.

Rope: Cruiser 24

      

Simple Dyneema® loop

Ropes: D-core

 

Dyneema® loop with cover- strong ,
if you want a short and very strong Dyneema® loop,
multiply the loops in the cover.

Ropes: D-Core,  Dyneema® cover,  Dogbones


12. Whippings

       Splicing kit with tools and ropes

Stitched whipping for double braided ropes

Rope: Whipping twine

   
      

Simple whipping

Rope: Whipping twine

 

Whipping for a three-strand rope

Rope: Whipping twine


13. Reeving new halyards

      

Reeving eye, also Flemish eye,
use for reeving only as it is not a strong eye.

 

  Other methods for reeving halyards

14. Splicing tips and tricks

      

Not enough space in a rope: use a SoftFid!

D-Splicer SoftFid

 

 

Other tips and tricks for splicing ropes.;

More background in ''Handbook Splicing Modern Ropes'.


 

Splicing modern ropes - a practical handbook by Jan-Willem Polman
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