Let’s start with cotton.

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Click here for a full review of the hemp rope I ordered from Twisted Monk. Summary:. But every time I’ve used it, whatever I’ve been wearing or my partner has been wearing has wound up dusted in the stuff. It also makes things more likely to be itchy, sneezy, etc. This is actually a hollow braid kind of rope; meaning it’s a polypropylene braid wrapped around a core of something. I found it at a Bunnings Warehouse. 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:. It wouldn’t ordinarily have gotten my attention, because it looks fairly obviously too stiff for use as bondage rope. However, as I examined it, I realized that I could probably remove the core.

Cons:. Unfortunately, the anonymously sourced stuff I got has an annoying tendency to shed fibres. It actually has a recommended load and a breaking strain on the label at Bunnings, which is where I got it. Which is fantastic! It’s always great to have some idea of exactly how much your rope can take. Pros:. It’s easily accessible; cheaper than most bondage ropes, it has decent tooth (essentially, friction; what holds your knots and stuff together), it’s washable, and it’s decently strong.

It makes the experience of tying someone a lot more fun. Durability; Tossa Jute can take a lot of use before it begins to wear. (If you don’t, your partner may be able to manipulate the tie and wriggle out, and rope bottoms kind of hate that. Knowing they cannot escape tends to be part of what does it for them…). I recommend rope of 5 millimeters or above for safety reasons. I generally get rope of 5 or 6 millimeters in diameter. With the core removed, a single hank of it weighs almost nothing. You can carry a lot of it around with you.

But what I like really isn’t that important. Different people will have different priorities. Next we have a Zenith All-Purpose rope, which is a solid polypropylene braid. This is another synthetic bondage rope, and has many of the same properties of that rope mentioned immediately above, particularly in regards to friction. TwistedMonk is great source and buying from othem helps support TheDuchy! Twisted Monk makes amazing rope explicitly designed for bondage.

I got my first set of five millimeter jute from Jade Rope (fairly large set, about 80 metres) for about $113.00 Australian dollars before shipping. I don’t remember exactly how much I paid in NZD, but it was between $150.00 to $180.00 with shipping included. It actually polishes up and becomes shinier and smoother with use. That’s right, it doesn’t degrade. Wasn’t terribly expensive; maybe 15 dollars for a bundle? I wouldn’t use this stuff for bondage at all with the core intact. 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. Click here for a full review of the hemp rope I ordered from Twisted Monk. This is a very thin plastic webbing; it is not something you want to get too close to a naked flame, because it will melt. I strongly suspect that if you get droplets of hot wax on it, that it will cause stiff melted crackly bits in your rope, and that’s just not going to be pleasant for either the person tying or the person being tied.