/ Worn slings on hexes
fatest cord you can get through them, 6/7/8mm with a double fishermans knot.
You could re-sling them on slings, either stitched dyneema or buy tubular tape by the meter.
I imagine in the UK that's a service that would only be available on the same pathetically risk-averse terms as cam re-slinging. (ie: they'll only do their own, and then only if they're not too old)
Chances are they'd need to be sent away to the US where, bizarrely, they're less worried about litigation:
Have a look at the 5.5mm cord that Needlesports stock. It's great for re-slinging hexes.
You can fill the gap in larger holes by threading a bit of 7mm sheath over the 5.5mm cord which also offers a bit of extra protection.
No where in the UK reslings hexes (with sewn slings as per original)
Manufacturers are only allowed to do their own kit by EU law and AFAIK WC and DMM will only do cams. You can get them done in the states but I doubt it would be very cost effective.
I stand corrected, wild country definitely do not (last time I checked anyways)
Does anyone know how much it costs to resling torque nuts?
Thanks everyone - dyneema cord it will be!
How long have you been using them....i have slung cams from the 90's i still use. Post a pic....i suspect they are not as bad as you think.
I have just got 6 hex and a couple of cams re-slung by a company in the states called mountain tools. The cost for postage wasn't too bad and the cost for the re-sling was very reasonable. They have done quite a good job and it worked out much cheaper than purchasing new kit.
...bizarre...I have been re-slinging my own hexes, moacs and other assorted bits of metal for 30+ years...why on earth do you need someone else, like a company, to do it for you? It costs me nowt but the rope, and I have NEVER had one fail on me....the world has gone mad.......
Chances are they'll do a better job more confidently.
That said I'd like to be able to sew slings.
Personally I'd go with the thickest/strongest non-dyneema cord I could.
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