Here is a flashback video from our friend Keller McCowen demonstrating how to field splice a loop into the end of a broken steel cable. When most of us break a steel winch cable, we either clamp (If we have cable clamps) the end into a loop or just call it a day for the winch. Kellen shows us just how simple field splicing a steel cable can be. This is not intended to be a permanent fix for your winch cable. Like many off-road field repairs, this type of knowledge can get your winch back to being functional and your rig off of the trail.
Some call this type of cable splice a Molly Hogan, Flemish Eye, Farmer’s Eye, Maori Splice etc.. It’s clear that people call this splice method by many different names. Depending upon the industry as well as the region of the world, it may be called something different in your region.
Definitely a useful tip that could help you get off the trail.
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