Originally Posted by sploiz
i made 1 continuous loop splice today, but i think i'm gonna try out the fisterman's knot for my second loop. do i need to worry about amsteel fraying? shug's pic has ends wrapped is why i ask.
The fraying is not a problem. It's just neat and tidy having the shrink wrap on the ends. Amsteel does to melt well so that is why shrink wrap is used. You could also whip the ends if you have some small diametre line.