Rope splicing

Be aware of the dangers involved when splicing your own ropes. When learning to splice you should send a few of your splices away where they can be proffesionally tested to make sure the splice is strong enough, then periodically send splices away to check the strength. Below are some examples of hand splicing differnt types of rope.

This video shows the technique of hand splicing a tight eye on a 16 strand, Samson Arbormaster Bigfoot Rope 1/2 inch (13mm).

Video performed and filmed by: Wesspur tree equipment

This is a video that shows how to do a class 1 double braid eye splice. The rope being used is Samson Stable Braid rigging line in a 5/8" diameter.
Video performed and filmed by: Wesspur tree equipment

Splicing instruction links

Yale Cordage's Splicing PDFs
Samson Rope Technologies' Splicing PDFs
Teufelberger Splicing Guide
Brummel eye splice
Marlow Cordage splicing insrtuctions
Donaghy's Splicing instuctions