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WEST MARINE
Liquid Rope Whipping

Prevent line end fraying and unraveling. Dip end in liquid and let dry for a permanent seal.
  • Available in Clear or White
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Liquid Rope Whipping, White 544189 544189
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$16.49

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Liquid Rope Whipping, Clear 544197 544197
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$16.49

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Prevent line end fraying and unraveling. Dip end in liquid and let dry for a permanent seal.
  • Available in Clear or White

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West MarineLiquid Rope Whipping
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sailing (7)
  • Small boats (7)
  • Pontoon boats (6)
  • Large boats (5)
  • Personal watercraft (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (5), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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3.0

It is OK

By RayJ

from Warwick, RI

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Personal Watercraft
    • Pontoon Boats
    • Sailing
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

    Taping the line with electrical tape and cutting through the tape seem to be just as good as dipping it in the whipping. I think I would rather go old school with the thread and needle.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    I would buy this product in the future.

    By Millard Bonin

    from Pensacola, Fl

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

      Used this product to seal off a splice of three strand rope to 1/4" anchor chain. Worked as advertised.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I will recommend to all.

      By none

      from marco island

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • all lines

        Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

        Great product and many uses.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Works well

        By Crf

        from FL

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Pontoon Boats
          • Sailing
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

          Why is it clear now? Used to be white

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worked as Advertised

          By Capt Russ

          from Atlanta Area

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Strong Odor Until Dry

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Non-boating Applications
          • Personal Watercraft
          • Pontoon Boats
          • Sailing
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

          Worked as advertised.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          kinda dissapointing

          By Chuck

          from Orange County, CA

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Not Difficult To Use

          Cons

          • Does Not Soak Into Fibers
          • Dries Poorly

          Best Uses

          • Personal Watercraft
          • Pontoon Boats
          • Sailing
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

          This stuff is painted on a line, supposedly sealing the fibers so they don't fray. However, it goes on like latex paint, and does not soak easily into the fibers, so it does not seal the line very well. Also, it dries like latex paint, meaning the outside dries while the inside stays gooey. The instructions are not that clear, but if you use it, try to work the stuff into the line, then let it dry for a long time, and then do two more coats before cutting the line. Cut with a VERY sharp blade or you will disturb the fibers, and DEFINITELY soak the end in the sealant again, and then let it dry for several days. Carpenter's glue works about as well.

           
          5.0

          Good stuff

          By Gerald

          from Ronks, PA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Quick And Easy

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Sailing
          • Whipping Ropes

          Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

          Sure is better than using a lighter.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Liquid rope whipping

          By Corsair Dave

          from Columbus, OH

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Personal Watercraft
            • Pontoon Boats
            • Sailing
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

            Sure beats the heck out of manually whipping ends of ropes. Great for stopping fraying.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Worked Great.

            By JoePhotographer

            from Deptford, NJ

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Boats
              • Personal Watercraft
              • Pontoon Boats
              • Sailing
              • Small Boats

              Comments about Liquid Rope Whipping:

              Easy to use. Stopped rope ends from unraveling. Useful when making up dock lines, anchor lines and when preparing lengths of rope to keep handy on the boat.

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