Rope Makers


We enjoy making ropes at some engine shows and fairs.  Below are some of our rope makers.


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4 Hook

Economy Rope Machine

Kansas City, MO

  4 Hook


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3 Hook

New Era Rope Machine

AD Long - Fairfield, IA

  3 Hook

New Era Rope Machine

Minneapolis, MN



Weighted Pulley Setup #1  
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Built out of scrap.  Needs some minor refinement, but saves a person holding the spinner and worked well.

Need to change the cable from coated cable to plain cable.  Orange weight is ~45 lbs.  The weight that pulls up as the rope twists is ~12 lbs.

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Gene Miller's setup


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