I recently had a snake whip come in for a fall replacement. The owner said it was around 20 years old. Here’s what the snake whip looked like when it got to me:
The first step to replacing a fall is sliding the new fall over the point of the whip:
Then carefully cutting the end of the old fall and pulling it off the whip:
The point of the new fall is slipped into the fall hitch:
This snake whip had a great crack with its new fall!