JoeCB wrote:Interesting, I didn't know that they still made the wire core cotton rope. However the McMaster listing does not specify the wire material, got to assume hat it is steel. If remember correctly the old stuff had a rust proof bronze wire core.
That was my thought too. What's the wire core made of? High quality clothesline used to have a bronze core and didn't stretch much if any.
Some very stretch-resistant synthetic lines are made for sailboat running rigging. I wonder how these would do as tiller rope?