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    Source for 5/64 amsteel dyneema

    I'm looking for a source for 5/64 amsteel dyneema -- probably 50 feet to 100 feet or so. I believe this is the size used by whoopiesling.com for their lighter-weight whoopies.

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    Smallest I've ever run across is 7/64", and a lot of the folks here use that for whoopie slings. A great source is Redden Marine, use the "hammockforum" discount code for a price break.
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...iscount+redden

    Use the link below, click on any diameter, the order page lists all sizes & colors. Good luck sticking to your plan of just needing a few feet...... Have fun shopping!
    http://www.reddenmarine.com/view_bra...bcategory=5313

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    saved $2.33

    Ended up with 100 feet of 7/64 amsteel dyneema and 180 feed of zing-it. Saved $2.33 by using the hammockforum discount code. Excellent. Now I will get to work making lots of cordage stuff. Fun lies ahead. It's great to be a hammock nerd.

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    Make your longest items first: ridgelines and whoopies. Then with the leftovers you can make things like soft shackles and nacrabiners.
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    Quote Originally Posted by motorapido View Post
    I'm looking for a source for 5/64 amsteel dyneema -- probably 50 feet to 100 feet or so. I believe this is the size used by whoopiesling.com for their lighter-weight whoopies.
    Actually, his lightest whoopies are made from Dynaglide. This is a different product than Amsteel and made by a different manufacturer. A Google search will turn up numerous places to buy it.


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    West Marine, a national chain, will price match anybody. The branch or franchise local to me seems large, but doesn't have more than one color in small sizes.

    I doubt they would price match the 5% discount, and wouldn't argue it. But, I get to feel the goods and look at other tools and cordage.

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