11038Re: support line strength
- Nov 2, 2005--- In email@example.com, "jwj32542" <jwj32542@y...> wrote:
> Hrm...600 lbs is a good strength for hammock supports. But knots can
> reduce the working load considerably.
> So lets say I'm putting a prussik knot in Air Core cord rated at
> 1100lbs...would that type of knot still be safe on that cord to hang
> hammock with?Jeff,
I think you're asking about the rope breaking... I think the first
think I would worry about with a prussik knot under that kind of load
is if it has enough friction to hold, will you still be able to slide
it when you want to.
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