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  1. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    Why no parking brake. Would be safer
  2. RopeShield

    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    Can it happen? Has it happened? Circumstances? Avoidable? There are people who get paid to think comprehensively about the tools we use so that those who miscalculate are not injured or die. People fall off the end of their rope. This is no different.
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    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    @swingdude and @DSMc You know what you know! But if you actually paid attention to what is happening around the world... People who care for other people with smart solutions to problems you have yet to understand. Closer look if you please...
  4. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    No punches being thrown. But given the opportunity and resources thrown at this. Notch btw wtf Why no parking brake, swivel/connector, and MRS shown?
  5. RopeShield

    Angry, let off some steam... Yo its Friday!

    @rico
  6. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    Italian sausage and hot peppers I'm a lover, not a fighter
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    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    knot it is held fast/r as I have suggested. Knot straight through the plate can slip out creating a dead end but still knotted. Potential to clip into a knotted yet dead-end is greater. Edelrid, Skylotec are aware of this and have provided solutions. Many other manufacturers are a fail.
  8. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    it is been a hard long week in the crown and on the ground and a full day of estimates today plus 10% 2yr wine oak barrel-aged beer:birra:. My intentions are honest and forthcoming. You may think I am an ass hole but I genuinely like to see innovation succeed when warranted. Looking for more is...
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    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    turn the rope back on itself thru another opening so the knot is captured on the inside. don't make the mistake of saddling a dead horse!
  10. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    Just saying it would be nice for a working arbclimber to see the tool doing what it needs to do for people doing the work. I relish the opportunity in the day for a nice swing but what is most important is to see it perform in that difficult position when you are balancing your weight between a...
  11. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    Do your own homework, don't be lazy.
  12. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    Sure hope you are not the one making decisions for the care of employees working in trees on rope with that short answer. The whole world climbs with a backup. Why? Because too many arbclimbers have died or have been seriously injured. Why would you suggest one rope for work is OK?
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    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    i use one as well but not as a primary,
  14. RopeShield

    rope runner pro

    stop monking around and get to work. like to see you go out on a top tip with two tie in points doing a nice reduction prune preventing the failure of a lead on a home or other target. take up slack and release slack and fine tuning a position to make the cut. pendulum swings and limb walks are...
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    Looking for a new climbing harness - 75% spur removals on doug firs, but also SRT, etc

    Monkey Beaver never replied to my question the last yr about customizing a harness. Ordered the Skylotec Arb Ignite and Arb Ignite Top and Ignite Record SZT plus a few other accessories. Really dislike rope bridges, especially the open end/knot end. Really poor decision and will most likely...

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