When the handle is facing you, what hand do you use for it? I use a Lory/ Eddy at my new Job, which is like a grigri but the rope goes in the other way. I really hate having the handle in the wrong position, just curious how that works with the grigri. But I also don't have an issue with the bridge length, as we use the skylotec record as well, we ascend in a Rads without the pulley.Both actually work fine, thanks for suggesting i try! of those 2 orientations I prefer the handle facing me. And I had to put the wide end of the carabiner on the webbing so it could turn a bit more.
Still think i will be happier w a slightly shorter rope bridge and "forward" facing grigri