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Rope Care

While quality rope will withstand quite a bit of wear and tear, it still needs to be cared for to last as long as possible.Clean and Protect Your Ropes Marine grade rope will stand up to harsh UV rays and salt water, but taking time to care for it will help you get the most out of your rope. After your [...]

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Manila Rope

Ropes are useful for many different purposes and they differ greatly, depending on the size, texture, length, and the material they’re made of. Manila rope is made out of hemp fibers, which are highly absorbent and have very minimal stretchiness. It is also known for being resistant to heat and UV rays, is very durable, [...]

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​How to Anchor Your Boat with Rope

When you are out on your boat, you want to have confidence that you can stay safely anchored even in potentially dangerous conditions. Here are a few rules to keep in mind for anchoring your boat with rope.Length and DiameterMost recreational boats can be anchored with nylon rope. The nylon will stretch with waves or wind, reducing the impact of [...]

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5 Knots Everyone Can Learn To Tie

Have you ever been in a situation where something needed to be tied down? Then you find yourself wondering if you tied the correct knot. Next thing you know, you are at it again trying to fix it. It is very useful know how to tie a few basic knots because you never know when these [...]

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Polypropylene Rope for Your Boating Needs

There are many different types of ropes to choose from so it is important to know the specific details and uses of what you are buying. At Quality Nylon Rope we sell a wide variety of products. Specifically, our polypropylene dock lines come in very useful for boating.  The 3/8 x 15’ polypropylene dock line with 11” loop is perfect [...]

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Everything You Need To Know About Rope and Cord Stretching

The topic of stretch comes up almost as much with rope/cordage products as it does with bungee/stretch cord. As our support desk responds to your phone calls and emails on the topic of stretch, we thought it best to put some notes together that may help you make a decision. Some Key Points on stretch: Polyester has less stretch than does [...]

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What should I get Nylon or Polyester Rope?

You can get whatever rope best fits your application, but most folks go with Polyester.Here’s why – All of our nylon and polyester products are manufactured with industrial grade fibers. Since about the mid 1980’s, these industrial grade fibers are so close in performance that most suppliers and retailers use them interchangeably. Either way, many simply label them as nylon due [...]

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What is Paracord?

Paracord, aka parachute cord or 550 cord, is used as a general purpose utility cord. It was originally used as the parachute line used during World War 2. Once in the field, Paratroopers found that their paracord could be re purposed for numerous applications. They would find ways to carry extra paracord with them due [...]

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How Many Different Ropes on Your Boat?

The last time you went boating, did you stop to realize how important the ropes you were using are?There are several different uses for rope when you are out on a boat; we provide a variety of ropes to choose from to fit your applications.What Rope Will You Use? It is essential to have a strong [...]

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DIY Craft: Alternating Half Hitch Knot Bracelet

Here is a little DIY guide we put together for making your own Alternating Half Hitch Bracelet. This was made with our 1/8″ Polyester Rope and 3/8″ Curved Side Release BucklesThis was a fun little project to do. Compared to other cordage bracelets I have made, this one has a nice heavy duty feel to [...]

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