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Author Topic: Spring Time Chores: Equalizing Line Sets  (Read 4307 times)
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« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2011, 09:16 AM »

My lines never seem to need equalizing. I tie my own line sets (with sleeves) and they stay pretty much the same length even after lots of use.

If you're using one hand more than the other causing more stretch on that side, you can just reverse them to even the lines out. Or trick more with your off hand Grin

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« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2011, 12:49 PM »

also for anyone reading who may not already know this about line/sleeving;
 always use two overhand knots at each end, one right after the other. with just one overhand knot at each end the line will actually slowly slip inside the sleeving and make your lines uneven, and the sleeving bunch up in the loop. two knots at each end prevents this slow slipping.
you can equalize your lines with one knot at each end, then to finish go back and add the second knot behind the first.

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