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.
Fid; tape or whipping twine;
marking pen, scissors or a sharp knife; hot knife or heat source
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.