Many happy returns olden Darth!
You are only as young as you can feel, or something.
Still gonna buy a set of Journey plans from you, old one. Should be settled again early next year.
Hey, we nautical types call that super low stretch braided cable stuff "spectra" for short, most commonly used for sheets and halliards for it's excellent knot tying properties when wet or dry. Actually I hadn't thought of it as a source for spar wrapping material! Good one!
Cheers all from Steve, flat out in my hammock under the palm trees watching the kytes (buzzards) thermal about in their hundreds. Drinking beer too. Three weeks to go and I am with my woman again, woohooo!