A Weekend of Applied Splicing with Dan Dass

Two day Splicing Workshop with Dan Dass on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th February 2016 at TREEKIT

As part of our workshop schedule this year we are offering an exciting, one off, applied splicing weekend with Dan Dass (@theknottyboy), the head splicer from TreeGear Australia and founder of ReeCoil Full Reach Lanyard.

Dan will be running a ram packed splicing program covering a broad variety of applied splicing techniques. The weekend is open to both; those new to splicing and those who have been splicing for a while but who may want to learn some new techniques and approaches.

Day 1: Double Braid Splicing:

  •          Rope ID (fibres, strands, carriers etc)
  •          Inspecting Splices
  •          Overview of various rope break test results (what makes a difference)
  •          24st Double Braid Splicing (11.7mm Yale)
  •          32st Double Braid Splice, 10mm Ocean Polyester


Day 2: High Mod Splicing:

  •          Intro to UHMWPE fibres
  •          What to know before building High Mod rope tools
  •          12st High Mod Hollow Braid Splicing (Micro Frog SRT kit from Dyneema)
  •          High Mod Double Braid Splicing (Beeline 8mm Eye to Eye)
  •          Demo – Class 2 Eye Splice (cover bury)

Attendees should bring splicing equipment with them on the day if they have it; however complete splicing kits will be available to purchase if required (10% off for Attendees).

£199 ex.VAT – including lunch on both days and rope pack worth over £50.

Book online now or give us a call on 01202 573 575.  See you there!