Running Rigging

One of Dyneema’s most useful attributes is its slipperiness, which makes it well suited for multi-purchase setups that incorporate low-friction rings.

Working with High-Tech Ropes

Mastery begins with knowing its limits.

If you are working with low friction rings, sooner or later you’re going to work with Amsteel and other high molecular polyethylene (HMPE) ropes, and that means learning to splice-in rings.

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