Tower ropes

John D. Farr
Fri, 13 Sep 1996 01:11:29 -0500

Dave Hawes wrote:
> On 12 Sep 96 at 11:12, Steve Bookout wrote:
> > After years of using ropes (lines for you sailors), which were either unsafe
> > or not 'right', I broke down and made an investment that has served me well.
> > About 7 or 8 years ago, I purchased 400 feet of caving/climbing rope.  What
> > I got was called "Bluewater II".  It is a 12mm (1/2")STATIC type line which
> > has a UV and abrasion resistant, woven outer jacket.
> Steve,
> Could you provide information on a source for this rope?  At N3RS we
> need to replace some of the tag lines we use for hoisting buckets,
> tools, small pieces of antennas, etc.  It would be sooooo nice to
> have a line which did not spin like crazy as the load is hoisted.  I
> presume that this line does not display the twisting feature I refer
> to?
> 73 - Dave N3RD

Ed Nicholas, KD4WNJ of Theatrical Lighting Systems
( can supply Blue Water line and all sorts of other
climbing and rescue stuff.