How to make lasso

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How to make lasso

Post by Elamir » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:52 pm

Hi everyone! Do you know how to make lasso? I mean no how to tie it but how to make rope stiff to keep it round shape. It is hard to get oryginal lasso in my country



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Re: How to make lasso

Post by Big Muddy rancher » Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:22 pm

The hard twist or Lay of a rope comes from how tight it is twisted as it is being built.
Most "Lasso" or Lariats aren't really that stiff. The stiffer ropes are used for Heeling cattle but softer lays are used for heading and calf roping. It is more in the wrist action twirling it over your head that keeps a loop open.

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Re: How to make lasso

Post by Faster horses » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:20 pm

Big Muddy rancher wrote:The hard twist or Lay of a rope comes from how tight it is twisted as it is being built.
Most "Lasso" or Lariats aren't really that stiff. The stiffer ropes are used for Heeling cattle but softer lays are used for heading and calf roping. It is more in the wrist action twirling it over your head that keeps a loop open.

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Twirling, BMR? :lol: You twirl your girl and you swing your rope... :lol: as told to me by an old PRCA roper....

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Re: How to make lasso

Post by Faster horses » Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:22 pm

Okay, you win. :lol: So the old roper was wrong. He's passed away or I would be sure to let him know. :lol:
Maybe the dictionary doesn't know as much as he did........ :lol: :D :wink:
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Post by Big Muddy rancher » Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:45 pm

Or he never used a dictionary. :cowboy: :nod:
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Re: How to make lasso

Post by Faster horses » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:29 pm

Big Muddy rancher wrote:Or he never used a dictionary. :cowboy: :nod:
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I bet not. But he was a heck of a roper. :D
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Re: How to make lasso

Post by Elamir » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:57 pm

Thanks for answer. So I will try to find some stiff rope. I thought that it is the matter of waxing during making lariats or other process.
I'm from Poland.

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