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    Soft Shackle Prusik pictoral.... picture heavy dial up beware

    OK.... So here goes....



























    I am not a gram weenie. , But Im starting to see the merits!!!

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    Very very cool.

    I figured that you, of all people would have the latest and greatest Fid for splicing!

    Thanks for the clear tutorial! Now where did I put that extra amsteel!
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    Great post! Thanks for the demonstration it really helps. Is that zing-it that you are using?

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    John... Sometimes its best to keep it simple. That $.30 of wire works better then the $40 in splicing tools I bought. Oh well.

    Mk, yes. Thats 1.75mm Zing It.
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    Heck of a (pictorial) tutorial!!

    I hate to ask, but... just how is that contraption used??


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    Quote Originally Posted by mtncmpr View Post
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    Heck of a (pictorial) tutorial!!

    I hate to ask, but... just how is that contraption used??


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    There is a demonstration at the end of this vid...

    I am not a gram weenie. , But Im starting to see the merits!!!

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    Exactly the same way i make mine, i just wanted clarification as to it being correct. The issue i was having was making the locked brummel, as it is made differently from what i can tell from the locked brummel pictoral. I've been annoying opie with pms about these things lately, but he always answers! Keep up the good work opie. I can attest to the quality of his work, i bought guylines from him, all consistent in their apperance which is not always an easy thing to do when splicing.

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    Oh yea, i case anyone is interested, you can put beads on these if you want to prevent the lock closing on itself, but i believe opie says they are unnecessary, just an fyi.

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    Fantastic tutorial!! Thanks Opie!!

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