Originally Posted by peter1969
If my math isnīt totally wrong the tension on your line (with a 30° hang and weighing 200 lbs) would be 400 lbs.
If the poly rope can take a load of 1980 lbs that would give you a safety of approx 1:5.
Thatīs (for me) enough.
But, and theres always one, is that the rope might be difficult to handle, it might not be weather-resistant and so on.
But, test it, and let us know how it works.
Says me, who is thinking in the same direction.....
(Because I canīt get any Amsteel Blue where I live
Hmm, I have to quote myself since Iīve got some corrections about my math...
The tension of 400 lbs is on BOTH lines which means that the tension on each line is 200 lbs. That means that the safety is 1:10.
But as someone said to me there are knots and other things that will make the line less strong which means that 1:10 is if the knots are perfect and there isnīt anythin as a perfect knot
Still you should be able to use that line and sleep safe during the night!
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