[Bell Historians] Old Ropes

matthewhigby at a... matthewhigby at a...
Thu Mar 27 15:56:13 GMT 2003

> "they don't make
> 'em like they used to",

I was interested to read the ANZAB newsletter's "Ask Jennie" Column recently, 
that the reason new bellropes don't last, is because they are now made from 
hemp, because flax is no longer available!

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