X-ring, ring and ring sling info

Discussion in 'Rigging and Roping' started by Raven27, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Steve Connally

    Steve Connally Well-Known Member

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    I also reached out to Gorgio Fiori to see if he had any contact information for the rings. I'd like to personally finish this project for Dave.
     
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  2. Brocky

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    It's good of you to take this on with what you have going. Excellent email!
     
  3. NE Tree

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    Very well done Steve
     
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    Well done sir!
     
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    It may be more complicated, but it would be rad to get "in memory of Dave" embossed or on the hard coat if the rings.
     
  6. Steve Connally

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    I had though of that but according to the timeline in this thread they were done some time last month and ready for shipping or had already shipped. I have Giorgio getting in contact with the manufacturer to find out what the status is. Lets say for the sake of argument I get this going again, depending on the price I may not be able to cover all the free shipping Dave had talked about for everyone. We'll see. I was looking at it and its maybe 2000 to 2400 for the rings and 1700 for shipping from the factory to Dave's. If he already got them and I need to pay for shipping from his place to mine..........you get the picture.
     
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    Damn, I wonder what happened, I remember him posting about some health issues but didn't seem major, back troubles or something to that effect. Dave was always a really nice guy here, as you all know.

    Rest in peace, Dave.
     
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  8. Raven27

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    WOW, I'm stunned. He has helped me tremendously with gear when I first started back up. I wondered why he hadn't texted me back. What a genuinely nice guy he was.
     
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    Looks like a good design, definitely fixes the bend radius issue.
     
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    Smart design. I always thought people overlooked the sharp bend radii of rings and TS's Aerial Friction Brake. I use my precessor, the BMS belay spool, and rings, for sure, but knew the bend radius was not optimal.
     
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    Looking at the website, there is shipping to Canada only. We're going to need someone to swim across and pick some up for us. Anybody have experience doing that sort of thing?

    They look like they would be an excellent choice to use on a bridge, even though it says not for PPE.
     
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    If enough people are interested I'd be willing to put together a bulk order and send them South.
     
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    If you've got a friend in Ontario, shouldn't be no Trouble.
     
  15. hseII

    hseII Well-Known Member

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    Like This Guy.

    I'd like one already on a sling, Kind Sir.
     
  16. deevo

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    I'm in Ontario, pricing seems a bit high, $100 a ring, $135 added for a sling seems way high.
     
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    Wow.
     
  18. Boomslang

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    Considering a XL rigging ring is $60US ($75CAD) I dont think a $100 price tag is unrealistic for this product. Keep in mind it's only being made in small batches right now, so if demand went up and buddy could submit larger orders the price should come down a bit.

    Agree with you that an added $135 for a sling is too much though.
     
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    Oh yeah I'm
    Ok with the ring price just the slings a little on the over the top out to lunch price


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  20. hseII

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    I Concur.

    Maybe they will read this thread & realize they should adjust?
     
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