Great for nautical, stock-handling and crafts uses. Instructions included. Can be used with equal ease whether you are right- or left-handed.
The tool comes in two sizes, for splicing rope of various dimensions: Size S – splices 5/8″ and smaller twisted rope and 3/8″ hollow braid (water ski) rope. Size M – splices 3/4″ to 1 1/8″ diameter rope (used for stock halters, for example).
A Sample of the Tool’s Many Uses
The Fid-O Splicing Tool Quick-release becket Fancy button Quick-release becket Button with looped end
The Fid-O Splicing Tool comes with a complete set of instructions for making many kinds of splices – no need to buy an additional, expensive book! The sheet included with each Fid-O tool features clear, well-labeled drawings with simple step-by-step instructions (see example below).
The booklet includes instructions for making many basic and specialized splices, including: Simple Eye splice Sailor’s ‘Flat Eye’ splice Sailmaker’s ‘thimble-setting’ eye splice Short splice Back splice Tree climber’s back splice Crossover eye splice Splicing 3-strand rope to chain, snaps or rings Butt splice It also includes some fancy work, such as:
The button knot The Fid-O hitch The double loop eye splice The crow’s foot Making large eyes in poly ski rope
All in all, this is a super value for an indispensable rope-working tool!
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