Verifying Material of Mystery Ropes

These simple tests can help you decide whether to trust a rope or line for its dedicated task.

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Using the wrong rope for the job is a recipe for failure. Fortunately, with a trained eye and a little knowledge of physical properties, making a rough identification is simple enough.
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