This rope is brand new but was produced the summer of 2011, so it is coming up on 4 years. BlueWater recommends replacing your ropes every 5 years. So while this may not be the ideal rope for rescue situations it may find a life in other uses at a great price. The BlueWater Ropes 5/16 River Rescue Rope will float high in the water unlike blended ropes due to it being manufactured from 100% polypropylene. BlueWater Ropes 5/16 River Rescue Rope features a highly visible yellow sheath braided over a stranded polypropylene core. It's designed for use on rafts or any place an emergency water rescue line is needed.
|Length:||600 ft / 182.88 m|
|Weight:||1.36 oz / 38.56 g|
|Diameter:||7.9 mm / 0.31 in|
|Tensile Strength:||2,200 lbf / 9.8 kN|
|Elongation:||@ 600 lbf. = 5.8%|