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Offline Redbark

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Bull rope decision
« on: November 01, 2014, 06:33:25 PM »
Ordering a Maasdam Pow'R rope puller and need suggestions on the best 1/2 rope and what length you guys find most usable.
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Re: Bull rope decision
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2014, 07:41:47 PM »
I would use Samson Tree Master 13mm. As for length it depends on what you are wanting to do with it. 150 feet would be a good start.
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Re: Bull rope decision
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2014, 12:01:32 PM »
we called a bull rope a single ended rope to attach shackles, pulleys, sheaves, aux points etc. When we used them they were always 3/4ish in diameter. Maybe I am using the wrong term for the wrong line.


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Re: Bull rope decision
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2014, 12:37:02 PM »
I would use Samson Tree Master 13mm. As for length it depends on what you are wanting to do with it. 150 feet would be a good start.

Or New England 3-Strand Safety Blue, both are hard lay ropes and that seems to be what the Maasdam rope puller likes.

As for length there seems to be two trains of thought.
1 buy a 150' and use it.

2 buy 50' to leave with the puller all the time and tie into your other primary bull/rigging rope if using a double braid.



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Re: Bull rope decision
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2014, 07:51:25 AM »
Thanks for the replies.

How does steel reinforced poly work in the puller? I came across a good deal on 120'.

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Re: Bull rope decision
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2014, 06:17:30 AM »
Some of the ff sponsors sell rope.
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