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    dieseldoc previously posted:
    "hmm will have to look into this splicing"

    Viking Offroad makes a nice kit to throw in your rig, http://vikingoffroad.com/rope-repair-kit/. It even has some rope to practice with.
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    i will be looking into this as the winch is something comming soon.
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    interesting!
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    Getaklu previously posted:
    "One thing I didn't see mentioned in all of this is the fact that the synthetic rope can be spliced easily in the field if a break would happen. It was one thing that got my attention when buying a new winch. There are a couple of kits sold for doing so. Factor 55 addresses it in an article comparing the strength of splicing to knotting, a fairly interesting and quick read. http://factor55.com/uncategorized/br...e-or-knot-tie/"

    Splicing is a probably an important skill. Here are some details;
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q22wgYZL9f0
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    dieseldoc previously posted:
    "The sun here will eat it up and make it weak."


    I also picked up one of these covers to help protect the rope from sun and road grime.
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    interesting.
    good covers are hard to find.
    and rope has issues with the uv up here
    looks good man.

    how is the jeep?
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