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    Does anyone know of reflective material to make my own whoopie slings out of?

    I found tons of sites that sell the Blue Steel rope to make my own whoopee slings, but I have not been able to find the same rope that has a reflective strand any it... does anyone know if a rope exists?

    I make reflective paracord bracelets for my cub scouts and wanted to do the same for the whoopee slings for my hammock... but just may have to settle for the standard colors.

    Thanks!

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    I don't know of any dyneema cordage that has a reflective tracer in it. Usually that's included in a product with a polyester or dacron sheath,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boston View Post
    I don't know of any dyneema cordage that has a reflective tracer in it. Usually that's included in a product with a polyester or dacron sheath,
    ^^^This...

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    I'd ring around the manufacturers, they may have some prototype line left over or know where there is a little.

    As above, I'm not aware of any hitting the market before.

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    Thanks... so at least it wasn't me "not finding it". It don't exist. It was just a thought anyway...I appreciate the help!

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    Amsteel Blue is made by Sampson Ropes for use on Cranes and winches primarily for the commercial fishing industry. They don't make anything with reflective tracers in it. However it would be fairly simple to just tie a piece or two of the reflective cord you have onto a few points on your set up to add some reflective spots. To my knowledge there is not any reflective cord that is of suspension grade and strength.
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