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Yale Cordage, PHD Racer

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Based on recommendations from others in this forum I finally got some of this line. 
http://www.yalecordage.com/custom-and-specialty-ropes/single-braid/phd-racer-rope

I found a So Cal rigging shop that had 2 partial spools and I got a  pennies on the dollar deal because they were not moving it.
Upon receiving a box, I lifted and and thought this cannot be it, because it is too light to have around 250' of line in it.

This stuff is so light weight and does not kink like the description says.
Yee HAA, new Mainsheet and Spin Halyard.

Question: Has anyone spliced it? It looks like you splice it just like a dyneema splice. The directions for the eye splice look pretty simple and I'll be doing an end to end too.

If this stuff works out, more lines will be replaced as needed.

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I've used a brummell splice. The weave is open enough its pretty easy.

the directions say to bury the tail and it works.

the splice always looks big and bulky, but I'm sure it's just me.

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MW

Given there are instructions right on the page you linked, I’d follow those, which do suggest a Brummel for security, and also mention tapering the tail/bury.

As for any other splices, I would use any splice that Yale recommends for ‘single braid.’

I taper a bury. Always. Whether it needs or not, you are safer in the practice and it just looks better. 

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