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for arborist ropes, a braided rope consisting of 12 strands. Most are coreless. There are two types of 12-strand construction: a tight braid that is not easily spliceable, used for climbing and rigging lines; and a loose, easily spliceable braid, commonly used for slings.
for arborist ropes, a braided rope that has a 16-strand, load-bearing cover and a filler core that is not significant in load carrying.
for arborist ropes, a braided rope that has a 24-strand cover and is available in double-braided or kernmantle construction.
rope construction in which three strands are twisted together in a spiral pattern. Contrast with braided rope and kernmantle rope.
|7-strand, common-grade cable||
steel-cable construction in which seven strands are twisted together in a spiral pattern. Used to add supplemental structural support to trees. Terminated by wrapping onto itself.
guideline proposed by Alex Shigo that states in 90 percent of trees conflicting with utility lines, three pruning cuts can achieve 90 percent of the required clearance.
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