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The ultimate guide to splices and whippings (used to splice ropes together) - Wilderness Arena Survival
It is not uncommon, especially in a wilderness survival situation where you possess limited supplies, to encounter situations where a longer length of rope is needed. Rope splices are used to splice shorter lengths of rope together to form a single, larger length of rope. Good rope splices hold tight without impacting the natural shape and resiliency of the rope.