I am looking to make a DIY cable cross-over for my home gym (http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showth...1&welcome=true
) and was looking to use something lighter than a typical steel cable, strong enough to handle a couple hundred pounds, yet something that had NO stretch. In my search to find an alternative for a steel cable, I came across wakeboard ropes.
It appears that wakeboard ropes over a viable alternative, but I am really not familiar with these ropes and was hoping someone could let me know if this would work. I'm not looking to spend a fortune on the rope, but was considering this particular rope (http://www.amazon.com/Proline-3-5-Fe...d+rope+proline
What does it mean when the rope description mentions "3-5 feet sections"? Will this affect it's ability to serve as a cable cross-over "cable"?
Is it easy to tie knots in these type of ropes in order to attach a gym equipment handle to each end?
Are these type of ropes durable enough to expect them to hold up for the long term in the manner I'm hoping to use them?