Rope work: learning how to make a loop
Splicing a textile connector: learning how to make a loop
To begin, the loop is a multi-purpose textile connector that you absolutely have to know about! Indeed, reliable and multi-functional, the loop is often fitted with a cow hitch knot around a chainplate, it can also be fitted around the boom. To sum up, Julien Barnet demonstrates a simple and efficient version of the loop. In brief, this method is a must!
In any case, it is a great classic of modern splicing; making a loop consists in joining the two extremities of a Dyneema® braid by splicing them into each other to form a loop. Here are all the steps to follow in order to make a state of the art splice.
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