Winch rope recommendations

Gollywomper

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My rope is showing it’s age and today I noticed several bad spots in it. So time for a replacement. Is TRE with the safety thimble still the go to or is there another option? Thanks.
 
I am still leaning toward keeping my hook. Obviously it never gets spooled
Up to the fairlead.
 
I like using the thimble and a soft shackle.

Now if I could just find a group of wheelers that follow the same equipment and safety protocols. You get out there and everyone wants to save the day by pulling out a trapped rig. 🙄 Usually with crap 💩.
 
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Like this, “No.” But I see where you’re coming from.

We have a local bike shop, but we buy our bikes online about 50% of the time. I sort of feel bad about that bc I want to give them my business, but a bike is a large purchase and fitting one correctly is not an easy task.
Not sure what this has to do with a <$200 rope. Bikes are expensive, yes…and shopping around can save you some cash. This is a quality rope, and on par with TREs price. I say this, because IMO the adeema (spelling?) is a better rope.
 
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Sorry to hijack, but are rope protectors (sleeves) still a good idea or not?
I understand their purpose, but don't they also hold dirt and grit?
Or does it come down to how much rope maintenance you want to do?
 
I think the purpose made heavy Velcro things that are a few feet are what you should use when you go over rough terrain and the nylon sleeves do nothing. I have no idea what the proper names for either one is.
 
Sorry to hijack, but are rope protectors (sleeves) still a good idea or not?
I understand their purpose, but don't they also hold dirt and grit?
Or does it come down to how much rope maintenance you want to do?
These sleeves serve no purpose except to bunch up at the fairlead and make spooling the rope more difficult. None are thick enough to actually protect the rope ins scenario where the rope would need to be protected. They never worked and were never a good idea.
 
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Not sure what this has to do with a <$200 rope. Bikes are expensive, yes…and shopping around can save you some cash. This is a quality rope, and on par with TREs price. I say this, because IMO the adeema (spelling?) is a better rope.
Dyneema bud, not adeema, edema, iodine, blah, blah. But I’m sure you’re right. 🤣
 
Dyneema bud, not adeema, edema, iodine, blah, blah. But I’m sure you’re right. 🤣
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I think the purpose made heavy Velcro things that are a few feet are what you should use when you go over rough terrain and the nylon sleeves do nothing. I have no idea what the proper names for either one is.
Sheath?
 
Right about 7:00 there is a bit about the stuff that works. Good information obviously is available from those that make the rope like this video from Samson, marine (especially sailboat rigging) and climbers. Off road people don't really seem to depend on the stuff like they do in sailing, rigging and climbing so there's allot of room for bad information to float around.


Edit: maybe none of these are used, I don't know. No reason to go out and buy something based on this unless somebody with a bit more experience chimes in
 
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