Sun, 12 Apr 1998 09:17:57 -0700
>>. . .but what do you do with 400ft fo 2" diameter rope!
>> John: Make long monkey bridges!
>just because this used rope is 2" in diameter doesn't mean it retains
>it's new working strength
Absolutely. Go a step further. You may know that such rope
may be dangerous. But, you have to look who will encounter
it next. If your successor is very responsible, you can leave
the rope around. If you don't know who will encounter the
rope after you, it may be safer to cut it down to sizes which
prevent dangerous use.
>Tug of wars
Tug of wars are dangerous. While probably a den or patrol
can make a tug of war fun, doing it with a pack or troop
is dangerous. Not only can large group tear ropes (I
saw it happen) large groups will kep pulling when the other
side lets go; this is dangerous. And one of the boys will
make a loop or a knot...
>I can think of many decorative uses
Yes please. Also add lots of good length pieces to execrcise
your boys knotting skills (I guess good rope makes it more
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City