Page 2nd Cover: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (July 1978)

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JUMB0-8-BRAID NYLON on a -7 4 fechnical "KO/


Round 1 — Lowest Cost ® ROUND BRAID NYLON

JUMBO-8-BRAID NYLON (braid over braid)

YES. much as 18%. 2 — Safer YES... strand construction per- mits easy inspection for internal wear.

NO . . . "woven cover" construc- tion conceals internal defects. 3- Easy Splicing YES...anytime, by average deck hand.

NO . . . particularly difficult after use due to hardening and fusing of fibers. 4- Sheds water and dirt

YES...water and foreign mate- rials pass between the strands.

NO . . . traps water and dirt caus- ing freezing and internal wear. 5 — Non-kinking YES...defies kinking and hock- ling. Minimizes need for special handling.

NO .. . the internal yarns become twisted inside the cover. 6- Physically Fit YES...sturdy working strands even out the working stresses.

NO ... when the cover yarns go, the rope is finished. 7 — Stronger YES...American's special 8-strand nylon rope provides highest break- ing strength. 8- Longer Life YES . . . by far. 9 — Easy to Handle YES . . . sheds mains light. moisture and re- NO . . . picks up extra weight when wet. Freezes.


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