When learning to splice, the right tools will make the job much easier. Below is a list of common splicing tools available through your Marlow dealer
Swedish fids are used primarily for 3 strand and multiplait splicing. They also aid Marlowbraid and D2 Racing splices.
Braid on Braid Fid Set – Selma fids are used primarily for doublebraid, D12 and D2 splices, but can also be used to aid 3 strand and marlowbraid splices.
Splicing Needles – Large and small used for Marlowbraid, D2 Racing. Can also be used for the doublebraid splice.
Excel Control Splicing needle – Used primarily for Excel Control and Excel D12 2.5 and 3mm.
Other tools and equipment - Sharp knife and/or scissors, tape measure, permeant marker pen, splicing (or insulation type) tape, strong point on your work bench, hot knife or flame for sealing the rope.