Double Braid Back Splice
Machovec is proud to bring you these
rope splicing instructions. Eye splicing a rope is one of the most asked
for procedures. Having a permanently fixed loop (eye splice) on a rope end
removes the need to tie and then untie a knot each time you wish to use
it. Rope splicing is a very strong method of fixing a loop eye; as the
rope is pulled tighter so the spliced strands become more and more
squeezed and locked into place. Rope splicing removes the worry of a knot
becoming undone and a spliced eye is less bulky. You can buy 3-strand,
8-strand or 12-strand rope with an eye already spliced in or you you can
make your own by following these instructions for eye splicing a rope.
slip knot about 5 fid lengths
from the end of the rope. Measure back 1 short fid section from the end
and mark the cover.
Extract core at mark on cover as shown
in step two of the eye splice instructions. Mark core where it comes out
of the cover. Pull more core out of the cover and make a mark 1/2 of a
short fid section back from mark "1", this is mark "2". Mark the core
again one short fid section back from mark "2". This is mark "3".
Insert the cover tail into core at mark
"2" and out at mark "3". Cut cover tail on 45° taper. Hold core tail
"2" sungs up to extraction point marked on the cover and smooth from "2"
to "3" to bury cover tail.
Smooth cover from slip knot to splice to
bury the exposed core. The "eye" will invert and bury, leaving the core
tail to be cut as shown.
Untie slip knot and continue to smooth,
eliminating all cover slack. Remnants of core tail will disappear. Roll in
hands to round.
We hope you found these rope splicing
instructions helpful. If you require any further assistance, feel free to
call Jay @ 612-282-4035..