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Braided and High Modulus (aka Parallel-Core) Rope splicing can be a daunting, frustration task, if you are using conventional tools and instructions. That's why the Splicing Wand was invented, a tool that makes quick, easy work of tucking.
The Splicing Wand is basically a long tube containing a hidden snare. You slide the tool into the rope, grab the end you want to tuck, and slide the tool out. There's a specially-shaped tip on the tube, to keep you from snagging yarns along the way, an ingenious mechanism in the handle, to hold the tube in place while you work. You can clamp the tool in a vise if you want, leaving both hands free to deal with the rope, there's no taping or un-taping, no fid lengths to decipher,and very little physical effort needed to tuck.

For professionals it's the tool of choice. Easy to follow instructions for the double-braid eye splice included.
The Splicing Wand comes in six sizes - the inches noted are for rope diameter. The smallest we make is Micro, then Small, Medium, Large, X Large...and extra long/ but with a medium width tube -Arborist. (This is a very specialized size for a very specialized set of splices...most arborists will do well with our regular wands). You can get an idea of the diameter of each of the wands by looking at the photo above - I put a pencil and a ruler in the photo to give perspective.

Book - Basic Braided Splices -Book 5 in the Working Rope Series by Brion Toss

Here is your key to demystifying Braided Rope Splicing. In this volume of the Working Rope series, Brion Toss and Margie McDonald bring to you the distilled results of decades of experience with thousands of splices. Here are the tips, techniques, and shortcuts that professionals use, along with valuable information on the characteristics of each type of rope you’ll be splicing. There are no confusing ‘fid lengths’ here, just dimensions based on rope diameter, or on marks braided into the rope at the factory. And the purpose or every mark is explained, so you can comprehend each splice, from start to finish. You’ll find instructions for splicing conventional ropes, like Dacron and Nylon. But this volume also covers splices for the new High-Modulus lines like Spectra and Vectran. There are even instructions for making High-Modulus rope grommets. Make no mistake, splicing is still an art, requiring patience and dedication on the part of the splicer. But with these instructions, you’ll be taking a giant step towards mastering braided rope splicing. We are happy to autograph your book. Please state clearly to whom you would like the dedication, i.e. a person, a couple, a boat, a company, etc. You can indicate this in the comment field when you check out PS - Bonus Splice on page 78 of - Naked High Modulous Eyesplice. We forgot to list it in the Table of Contents... Great splice for running and standing rigging, life lines, slings, outhauls and more...Properly done, this splice will approach 100% efficiency in strength and security.
$24.95

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DVD - Making Your Own Eye Splices

"This is our densest dvd, packed with almost 3 hours of clear, easy-to-remember instructions for splicing every commonly used rope. Splices covered include: # Double Braid Eye Splice, # Sta-set X Eye Splice, # 3-Strand Eye Splice, # Regatta Braid Eye Splice, # Double Braid End to End Splice, # Spectra Eye Splice, # Naked Spectra Eye Splice, # 3-Strand to Chain Splice, # Arborist Rope Eye Splice. Featuring Brion Toss' Splicing Wand and the Point Hudson Phid. 140 min. See the 3- and 4-Set DVD Specials for Super Savings!"
$33.00

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Wire

DVD - Splicing Wire Rope

Wire
$30.00

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Marlingspike, 4" Mini - Oak handle

"A small 4 inch spike of the best quality steel,

● with duck bill point for smooth insertion.

Great for tiny line and or tiny hands.

Solid white oak handle. "
$16.00

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Marlingspike, 6" - Oak Handle

A sturdy 6 inch spike of the best quality Jsteel, with duck bill point for smooth insertion. Small enough for tiny line, strong enough for splicing steel wire. Solid white oak handle.
$21.00

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Marlingspike, 8" Drew Style Spike

A shorter length of our popular Drew style spike - but just as elegant...and perhaps better for your use or your hand.
$49.00

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Point Hudson Phid, Small

SMALL Point Hudson Phid for rope 5/16-5/8 inch dia. See the full description above for large Point Hudson Phid
$30.00

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Point Hudson Phid,Large

For 3-Strand & Mega Braid rope. This is the world's second most expensive fid; the most expensive being those fids that cut and disturb your rope as you use them! The Point Hudson Phid makes a smaller hole in the rope than ordinary fids, so a smoother fairer splice results, with no hockles or sliced yarns. The Phid is round and polished with no sharp edges to damage the rope fibers. It is easy to enter, even into hard-laid rope. The Phid is designed with an artful “cutaway 148;, so you can leave it in the rope while tucking the strand; no more yanking and dragging to get the strand home. The Phid is truly a beautiful tool, a marvel of functional elegance. The Point Hudson Phid comes in two sizes - Small works rope 5/16-5/8; Large works rope 3/4-1 1/8
$38.00

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Riggers Bag

This is our beautiful and durable Rigger's Bag with our colorful and handsome Brion Toss Logo.

-weight Natural or BLACK canvas.

-many pockets inside - wide and narrow to slip tools into.

-adjustable straps to carry as a bag or backpack.

-zips open completely to lay on your work bench.

-also zips open to hang flat on your shop wall with all your tools at hand.
$169.00

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Splicing Duo Small

The SMALL Splicing Wand and Working Rope Book 5 $80.00 value
$75.00

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Splicing Duo - Large

The LARGE Splicing Wand and Working Rope Book 5 $90 value
$85.00

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Splicing Duo - Extra Large

The X LARGE Splicing Wand and Working Rope Book 5 $134.00 value
$129.00

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Splicing Duo - Medium

The MEDIUM Splicing Wand and Working Rope Book 5 $80.00 value
$75.00

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Splicing Duo a Micro

The MICRO Splicing Wand and Working Rope Book 5 $90.00 value
$85.00

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Splicing Kit (Micro,Small, Med) Rigger's Bag

Our Rigger's Bag
specify Micro, Small or Medium Splicing Wand
Make Your Own Eye Splices DVD
Working Rope Book 5 - Basic Braided Splices
6inch spike
12 ft of double braid rope for practice splices
spool of whipping twine
and sailmaker's needle. Note: Once you get into the Shopping Cart - Please make a note in the customer comments section as to which size wand you prefer.
$328.00

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Splicing Kit (X SMALL or Large) and Rigger's Bag

Our Splicing Kit

  • Large Splicing Wand,
  • Make Your Own Eye Splices DVD
  • Working Rope Book 5 - Basic Braided Splices
  • 4" or 6 " oak handle spike
  • 12 ft of double braid rope for practice splices
  • spool of whipping twine
  • sailmaker's needle.
  • In our Awesome Rigging Bag w/ BTYR Logo please specify XS or L wand also specify 4" or 6" spike
    $341.00

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  • Splicing Trio - Large

    Splicing Wand, Book 5, and Eye Splice dvd. $123 value
    $113.00

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    Splicing Trio - Medium

    Splicing Wand, Book 5, and Eye Splice dvd. $113 value
    $103.00

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    Splicing Trio - Small

    Splicing Wand, Book 5, and Eye Splice dvd. $113 value
    $103.00

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    Splicing Trio - X Large

    Splicing Wand, Book 5, and Eye Splice dvd. $162 value
    $157.00

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    Splicing Trio - X Small (aka micro)

    Splicing Wand, Book 5, and Eye Splice dvd. $123 value
    $113.00

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    Splicing Wand, Arborist's 42"

    Arborist Splicing Wand - which is a Medium diameter wand cut extra long and which works rope 5/16" - 1/2" in diameter. This wand is especially good for split tail arborist splices. (12 ounce)
    $75.00

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    Splicing Wand, Extra Large


    EXTRA LARGE – Best for Rope size 3/4 inch and larger.
    $109.00

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    Splicing Wand, Large


    LARGE – best for:
    Dacron double braid rope size 3/8" - 3/4 inch.
    High Modulus dbl brd rope size 5/16" - 5/8 inch.
    $65.00

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    Splicing Wand, Medium


    MEDIUM – best for:
    Dacron double braid rope size 5/16 – 1/2 inch.
    High Modulus dbl brd rope sizes 1/4" - 1/2 inch.
    $55.00

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    Splicing Wand, Micro (extra small)

    MICRO - our slimmest Wand is best for:
    Dacron double braid rope size 3/16 – 1/4 inch.
    High Modulus dbl brd rope size 1/8" - 1/4 inch.
    $65.00

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    Splicing Wand, Small


    SMALL is best for:
    Dacron dbl brd rope size 1/4(tight) - 3/8 in.
    High Modulus dbl brd rope size 3/16 - 3/8 in.
    $55.00

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - One for Micro ( X Small ) Wand

    "Replacing your Spectra snare on the Brion Toss Splicing Wand is easy now. The Micro ( x small ) wand requires a special snare - stiffened to allow it to be threaded through the rod."
    $8.00

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - One for Small Splicing Wand

    "Replacing your Spectra snare on the Brion Toss Splicing Wand is easy now.
    $3.00

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - One for Large Wand

    "Replacing your Spectra snare on the Brion Toss Splicing Wand is easy now. These are our new heavier weight snares for Medium and Large - they will last much longer!"
    $6.00

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - One for Medium Wand

    "Replacing your Spectra snare on the Brion Toss Splicing Wand is easy now. These are our new heavier weight snares for Medium and Large - they will last much longer!"
    $4.00

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - One for X Large Wand

    "Replacing your Spectra snare on the Brion Toss Splicing Wand is easy now."
    $7.50

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    Splicing Wand, Snare - Wire

    Wire Snare - one each (1) for use with large and X large Splicing Wand. Same as Spectra Snare - but wire. This snare is especially good for heavy, difficult rope. It is not recommended for beginning splicers.
    $10.00

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    Tarred Seine Twine 30

    "Tarred Seine Twine is the ideal string. It is fairly chaif resistant, extemely weather resistant, and does not slip. It can be used for service, seizings, lanyards, lashings, emergency repairs, gaskets making of lost wax jewelry, and fishing to name a few. "
    $12.00

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    Tarred Seine Twine 36


    $12.00

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    Tarred Seine Twine 42

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    $12.00

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    Tarred Seine Twine 48


    $13.00

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    Tarred Seine Twine 60


    $14.00

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    Whipping Twine

    Keep your rope ends from fraying - finish the job - whip them with a palm and needle whipping or a double constrictor knot (pg. 78 in the Rigger's Apprentice). Mark them distinctly and traditionally with your choice - Dark Red, Dark Green, Deep Blue, White, or Gold. Also great for tying up very small packages.
    $5.99

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