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Forum: All About Guns 10-02-2022, 05:14 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: A better / stronger shock cord or alternative?

Looks like the original "Sea Vine" has now been replaced by a "Sea Vine II" which has a stretchy extruded polymer sheath and a braided Dacron core thus being more like a traditional float line. The...
Forum: All About Guns 10-01-2022, 08:28 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: A better / stronger shock cord or alternative?

I guess you could try a length of JBL Sea Vine which is designed as a stretchy float line. It reminds me of the stuff on Occy straps and has the rubber stretch element inside and a woven sheath...
Forum: All About Guns 09-29-2022, 04:06 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: A better / stronger shock cord or alternative?

Well they are called "shock" cords. We had them on closed muzzle guns that don't need a line tensioner to hold the spear on the gun. You certainly need one on a closed muzzle gun. The realisation of...
Forum: All About Guns 09-26-2022, 09:41 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: A better / stronger shock cord or alternative?

The purpose of the shock cord is to minimise the acceleration on the line connection to the gun as the fish hits the afterburners, as a super strong jerk can part the line. I remember seeing a gun...
Forum: All About Guns 09-26-2022, 04:51 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: A better / stronger shock cord or alternative?

Where is the shock cord in your rig? Usually it is the shooting line attachment to the muzzle and that should never touch underwater obstructions. To toughen it up I guess you could put a...
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