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    Another Whoopie Sling Question

    Another whoopie sling question: What's to stop the tail from inadvertently pulling through the bury when adjusting the length? Seems like that would be a pretty easy mistake to make.
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    Quote Originally Posted by affreeman View Post
    Another whoopie sling question: What's to stop the tail from inadvertently pulling through the bury when adjusting the length? Seems like that would be a pretty easy mistake to make.
    Most people double over the very end of the tail and splice it back into the running length (backsplice). That creates a bulge that won't pull through.

    See the original Whoopie Sling tutorial for an example.
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    The other semi-common problem with whoopies is to pull all of the loop back into the bury if you aren't being careful when it is adjusted to minimum length.

    Some solve that by putting a bead around the cord in the loop.
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    Whoopie conversion

    When I make my whoopies, I put a fixed eye on both the bury and the constrictor. That keeps the bury from pulling into the constrictor and you could also attach a structural ridgline to the additional fixed eye as long as your ridgeline was adjustable.

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