3-Strand Crown Splice
Class 1 3-strand ropes are made from any or all of the following fibers: Olefin, Polyester, Nylon
Although the 3-strand splice is the most common splice, and simple to perform, technique is important to preserve splice strength. Take care that the tucks lie neatly; rope strength can be lost if the strands are twisted incorrectly.
Tools Required: Fid; tape or whipping twine; marking pen, scissors or a sharp knife; hot knife or heat source; ruler.
Unlay the end of your rope, (sealing or taping the strand ends of rope will prevent them from unraveling) and lay the right-hand strand across the other two as illustrated.
Tuck the left-hand strand over the first strand, then back over the right-hand strand
Pull all strands snug, then tuck them in sequence over and under the strands in the main body of the rope, as in a short splice. Roll the splice under your foot or with a board, and clip protruding ends.
*CAUTION: Do not clip the ends too close to the splice.
We hope you found these rope splicing instructions helpful. If you require any further assistance, feel free to call Jay @ 763-263-9835.