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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    I use it mrs quite a lot for leapfrogging my way up dense canopies. For me, I like a steel carabiner on my working end. That makes...
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    JMerritt reacted to Steve Connally's post in the thread This is the Akimbo with Like Like.
    The adolescent Bald Eagle approves of the Akimbo in a MRS configuration
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    JMerritt reacted to colb's post in the thread This is the Akimbo with Like Like.
    It's not hard, but I've done it few enough times that I'm still trying to figure out which way is up. There's even that sign that says...
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    absolutely does. i have one setup that way
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    JMerritt reacted to surveyor's post in the thread This is the Akimbo with Like Like.
    I think a better solution to have the Akimbo self tend on a doubled line, would be to set it up in an O-rig, with a small prussic on the...
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    JMerritt reacted to oceans's post in the thread RE Akimbo setting and rope with Like Like.
    With all the variables like rope diameter, construction, and age, on to other things like climber weight, etc, there’s one thing I...
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    JMerritt replied to the thread RE Akimbo setting and rope.
    I hope to have the video up soon. There is a lot going on with this device. Jumpy descent could be needing a tighter setting on the...
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    Did you send it back to RE? That is a known machining problem that a few units have had.
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    What I hope to do is go over some basics of getting the adjustments right. It should apply the same for any weight climber.
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    of course. i owe a lot to this site and the people on it. without the treebuzz and the treehouse i most certainly never would have come...
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    If you haven’t already tried this, start with the settings wide open on top and bottom. Move the bottom setting one tighter and test...
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    JMerritt reacted to Scottyrunner100's post in the thread This is the Akimbo with Like Like.
    Got it open, it could be operator error but it appears the upper and lower control arms contact the bollard pins very tight.
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    Contact rock exotica. It could be a manufacturing problem and they should be able to get you straightened out.
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    JMerritt replied to the thread This is the Akimbo.
    Fly, work pro 12.5 and poison ivy are my most used ropes. It does behave quite different on ddrt. It is much more sensitive and can be...
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