XLS Extra-T Double Braid, Sold by the Foot
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SAMSON ROPEXLS Extra-T Double Braid, Sold by the Foot

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Model # P002_071_001_513 | Mfg # 438032005030

Product Overview

Low stretch performance in a lightweight line.

Created for performance-oriented cruisers and casual racers wanting higher strength and lighter weight than that found in polyester double braid. Like Samson’s competition-grade line, XLS Extra-T offers the smooth flexibility of a 24-strand braided polyester cover with a braided core made from a blend of MFP and SK-75 Dyneema®. The blended core offers the strength and light weight of Dyneema® fiber for performance without the high price of a 100% Dyneema® core. Cover Fiber/Construction: 24-strand polyester. Core Fiber/Construction: Multi-Filament Polypropylene (MFP)/Dyneema®. Stretch: 1.0% at 20% of breaking strength.

Key Features

  • Higher strength and lower stretch than polyester double braid
  • SK-75 Dyneema blend braided core with polyester cover; 1.0% stretch at 20% of breaking strength
  • 5/16", 3/8", 7/16", 1/2" diameters 
  • Blue, Red, Green, White; Sold by the foot
  • Double-braid construction, Polyester cover; MFP/Dyneema core Cover 
  • Fiber construction 24-strand polyester
  • Good wire halyard replacement


  • Control Line
  • Dinghy Control Line
  • Halyard
  • Jib/Genoa Sheet
  • Mainsheet
  • Reef Line
  • Spinnaker Guy
  • Spinnaker Sheet

Not Recommended: High-load, high-tech racers


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