A 3/8 inch diameter white nylon rope with a marker strand will be used for this
Back splice 3 strand rope.
Tape the end of each strand and label i, ii, iii.
Lay out the eye, then get the middle strand and put it under another going against the braid.
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3 strand back splice instructions from machovec.com.
The crown knot is also an essential component of several decorative knots including the wall and crown (manrope knot) and the crown sinnet
Mark this location with a temporary wrap of tape around the rope.
Samson recommends splicing as the preferred rope termination method.
Back splice details found in:
3 tucking strands step class i ropes are made from any or all of the following fibers:
Form a crown knot by passing each strand over its neighbor and then tighten the knot.
1 2 3 apply tape
With remaining strand pairs (2, 3, 4, 5, and 6) insert each strand pair into the same opening as the #1 strand pair and exit one strand pair for each row of strand crowns.
A back splice is used to stop the end of a rope from fraying.
Lay strand #1 across the other two as shown.
Knots can significantly decrease a ropes strength while, in most cases, splicing maintains 100% of the specified rope strength.
Step 2 grasp one of the strands of rope and tuck one end over an opposing strand, then under the next.
At this point each strand pair will be lined up
Pull each strand pair snug against the body of the rope.