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    DSMc reacted to Tom Dunlap's post in the thread Tips and Tricks with Like Like.
    This is one really hard concept to understand. It is almost magical. I never got a hand on it until I did liked @DSMc recommends. Once...
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    DSMc replied to the thread Bowline slippage.
    In the situation you describe, a bollard on either end would have been more likely to succeed without rope damage. This experience...
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    DSMc replied to the thread Tips and Tricks.
    Yes you are, but don't feel bad, I've known of some very knowledgeable people that still don't get it. The simplest way to verify this...
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    DSMc reacted to dtreez's post in the thread Back pain from saddle? with Like Like.
    I ended up getting the comfort backpad. I didn't like it at first, the saddle felt too big, it felt NOTICABLY heavier. The OG padding...
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    DSMc reacted to Dan Cobb's post in the thread Tips and Tricks with Like Like.
    Gotcha, thanks. Makes the most sense to me (now) thinking of it in terms of the climber unweighting him/herself by the amount of force...
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    DSMc replied to the thread Tips and Tricks.
    No. It is indeed a 3:1 because the puller is the load and is also moving. Many, many, people get that wrong.
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    DSMc reacted to TheTreeSpyder's post in the thread Bowline slippage with Love Love.
    TY, amazing, memorable, concise, imagery factoid of just how sensitive this is to these things, very counter-intuitively to this extent...
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    DSMc replied to the thread Bowline slippage.
    Graeme did.
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    Reading your past posts, your 'fears' are disproportionately higher than most tree workers. This is a job that has risks. So why pick...
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    This is an honest question and not me just being an ass, but with your ability to find so many things 'fearful', what made you think...
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    I use the Haas Velox without the foot loop. It works great and I have no reservations, mechanically or ethically recommending it.
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    DSMc reacted to TheTreeSpyder's post in the thread Select and Check your anchor with Like Like.
    Pilots are cold, clean calculating, 'Knowledge Replaces Fear', trusting the numbers and 'feel' tuned to mo'fos; when in the focus of...
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    DSMc reacted to Jonny's post in the thread Traveling Abroad as a Climber with Like Like.
    If you own a van or box truck or camper, you’ll never have to sleep in the rain. Your gear would be relatively secure. You can leave...
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    DSMc reacted to Greensleeves's post in the thread SRT device poll with Like Like.
    Used the wrench for a long time ,but now HHX and HH2 (easier to switch to Ddrt if/when needed)
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    DSMc reacted to Crimsonking's post in the thread Bowline slippage with Like Like.
    Could dyneema be the issue?

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