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Rappel Station set up 18-Jun-2019 At 1:31:29 PM Duang Daunk
On 16-Jun-2019 One Day Hero wrote:
>On 16-Jun-2019 bagotup wrote:
>>Mikl has an interesting idea in his 2011 Bolting Guide where U bolts
>>For me, this setup needs lots of holes in the rock and is not equalised.
>>Some links of chain off the top U bolt could fix the equalisation issue.
>Equalization doesn't matter. Loweroffs will never be loaded past 3kN and
>a U bolt probably holds 30kN. The second one is just backup in case you
>fuched up placing the first one.
“Never be loaded past 3kN”
You sure about that bro?
I’ve seen numbties, and experienced climbers alike, clipping belays or parts thereof (effectively lower-offs), on multipitch, as part of their lead; making for close to potential FF2 forces involved if the shit hits the fan.

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