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Braided Dacron Jesses

August 21st, 2010

Braided Dacron Jesses

It’s taken a bit of time to perfect the techniques, however I am pleased to say that my efforts have not gone unrewarded. After reading through some braiding tutorials and tying knots and untying knots for hours, I have a pretty good how-to on braiding dacron jesses. Check out the new how-to in the “How-To: Equipment” section.
I chose 100 lb. test black dacron kite string and then applied a few knots and braiding styles to produce a single piece of equipment that is both strong and functional. The how-to that I put together is more of a set of high-level instructions for creating Jesses, rather than a complete step-by-step instruction manual for braiding and knot tying.  I leave the details up to the experienced pros where applicable.
If you are interested in taking a look at a set of my dacron jesses, please leave me a comment and let me know.

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