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    How Deep A Burry?

    So Thanks to Opie I now have a bunch of Amsteel. I want to make some continuous loops to attach to my WBBB and traveler so I can attach my woopies slings. How deep a bury do I need to make on both sides in order to make the loop hanging safe for my weight. If It matters I weight 200 lb. Thanks guys.

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    p.s. Edit: I know their is Opie's thred on how to make a continuous loop I just wanted to make sure that the 6 inch bury is safe to hang from or not. Just checking to be safe.
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    I make them between 4-5 inches. If you use these instructions they tell you how to make the burry at the end too.


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    I just larkshead the fixed loop of the whoopie. Is this something that can't be done to the WBBB?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HamMike View Post
    I just larkshead the fixed loop of the whoopie. Is this something that can't be done to the WBBB?
    I am taking off the original loops and replacing them with 7/64 amsteel continuous loops. After I make the loops I will larks head them to the WBBB.
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    6in is fine! Just don't forget to taper them!
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    I've never seen a WBBB in person. Is there a reason you can't eliminate the loop?
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    lrr - Why bother with the continuous loops? Maybe something to do with the ridgeline?

    Like HamMike noted you can attach the whoopies directly to the WBBB. I do this with my gathered end hammocks, which are similar to Brandon's, and it's still easy to take the whoopies on an off as needed.
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    I use chainlinks to attach my whoopies with Dutch biners that way I have a drip ring. Also even easier to detach the whoopies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pizza View Post
    I use chainlinks to attach my whoopies with Dutch biners that way I have a drip ring. Also even easier to detach the whoopies.
    Now that you mention it I did see a traveler set up this way and the drip ring was the reason for that person too.
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    6" is fine. Making a continuous loop is essentially a modified end for end splice. Fid measurements for an end for end splice is 3 fids, which comes out to 6.8" in 7/64.

    And unless you are using a ring or some other hardware, you can eliminate the loop and attach the sling directly to your BB.
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