Mine certainly have: I went from feeling “so-so” about hemp to loving it, just by getting a different supplier.

Pros:. Has really excellent tooth; you can feel quite certain that your hitches etc will do the job to hold things in place. Update (2018). HOWEVER. Because of the tight construction, it also doesn’t tend to “high strand” or deform with strands moving out of place. You don’t need to spend a lot of time maintaining it after the initial treatment. The same goes for this as the other synthetic ropes with regards to friction; you will need to use knots. Summary:. You don’t get great photo worthy ties with it; though you still get a restrained person, which is always good, and may be all you want in your photo. Summary:.

To your right is a picture of braided cotton rope from one of the many 1-8 dollar shops in my city. It is by far the cheapest useful rope I’ve ever come across. Perhaps after doing this yourself once or twice, you will understand why bondage rope vendors charge what they do for bondage-ready rope! Next we have a polypropylene webbing. Polypropylene with core intactPolypropylene Webbing (core removed).

Excellent give and flex, and there’s something truly awesome about the way it moves in your hands and when you’re wrapping it around someone. It makes the experience of tying someone a lot more fun. Nylon at Bunnings. Pros:. Con: Doesn’t take dye as well. That is, the colors will be more muted, less brilliant. The stuff I got from Twisted Monk is a very different story. Once I finally ordered some, I had a very different experience; which just goes to show, the supplier makes a huge difference in the quality of the rope you get.

It won’t shrink (might want to use a cold wash though). Cons. Pros:. This is a twisted rope; it gives you different kind of rope marks than braids do, and has a different sort of aesthetic to it. Pro: Nylon and MFP takes dye very well, resulting in brilliant color. Con: Poly pro or mixed material does not take color well or consistently.

Cons:. As synthetic ropes go, it’s a bit pricey. Pros:. Has really excellent tooth; you can feel quite certain that your hitches etc will do the job to hold things in place. Helpfully, I’ve arranged them from cheapest to most expensive. Important Factors In Choosing Any Bondage Rope. Pros:. Has really excellent tooth; you can feel quite certain that your hitches etc will do the job to hold things in place. Has really excellent tooth; you can feel quite certain that your hitches etc will do the job to hold things in place. Far fewer knots required.