New #SRT redirect system for tree climbing

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  1. Tom Dunlap

    Tom Dunlap Longest registered member

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    I've used snap shackles in a retrievable false crotch configuration. It was similar to what you configured

    The potential for failure was always there and it made me nervous.

    Tome there are many more muchless complicated retrievable false crotch systems. The Oops Factor for
    This setup concerns me
     
  2. treeMasterninja

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    Defiantly a work in progress!trying to eliminate the use of my tail to secure the redirect because you might not have a way to get all the way to the ground! If their is a better way to do this in all ears!

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  3. CutHighnLetFly

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    I wouldnt hang myself on that to set up. The part of that shackle snap doo hicky that jams that rope in the figure 8 was never meant to be loaded like that. I bet you could come up with some creative safer alternative.
     
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  4. Treetopflyer

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    Use two stationary rope systems and unleash a new easy way to forget about shaky old one line redis.. with two lines in a large tree or a tree that requires redirection of tieinpoint and ease of recovery from the redirect with fluency and less changeover and exposure to gravity, dually ropes are legit!
     
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    @treebing knows where it's at! One of the most influential climbers in my career. In many ways I thank you!
     
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  6. Stant82

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    So where does the fig8 go once the rope is free? Flyin or fallen?
     
  7. treeMasterninja

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    It's tethered to the climbing line with a carabiner so when you pull it out it slides back to you!

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  8. Stant82

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    You made me look again :D
     
  9. Tuebor

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    Where's the video?
     
  10. treeMasterninja

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    I'll get one posted on my Facebook page just look up@ RightWay treecare tomorrow night!

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  11. therianclimber

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    I like the idea. You could always replace the shackle by capturing a bight of your tail and daisy chaining . It doesn't solve the issue of an accidental release (might actually make it worse on a short rope) but it would require one less piece of equipment and would require less rope than most techniques. Hmmmmm...the search continues!
     

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