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Please help gym etiquette advice needed urgently 27-Feb-2019 At 4:30:14 PM Olbert
On 27-Feb-2019 IdratherbeclimbingM9 wrote:
>I experienced similar on the last Buffalo Aidfest when I was exposed to
>the ‘new’ concept of quickdraws consisting of a single lightweight krab
>with a dedicated loose-weave polyrope attached that has a doubled-back
>end loop in it, that cynches to bolt heads when tensioned; similar in concept
>to a glorified hero loop.
>That climbers rack was only a very small weight fraction of mine... and
>although I can get my head around the strength properties of the ‘rope’
>involved and the weave-trap concept of tension-strength (like the finger-trap
>novelty items in showbags when I was a kid), it was in a climbing sense
>still new and different for me, so provokes thought before trust in usage.

I like to take a dump before I start a climbing day - I save a good half a kilo.

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