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Apr 25, 2008, 1:40 PM

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Re: [majid_sabet] SLACKLINE FAILURE! ! !
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majid_sabet wrote:
I am sorry boys but, those biners are loaded from several directions and the main tension is not along the axis line where it should be.

Edit to add; since his biner failed while slacking and not in climbing, this could also prove that notch on the gate may not did not engaged with the pin as I had been saying in the LAB.

correct loading ( A)
Multi directional loading ( B)



Multi directional loaded and crossloaded are 2 different things. Crossloaded in my experience is the spine or gate perpendicular to the load.

It looks like a classic open gate as Jim said.. Why they wouldn't be using lockers on a slack line to prevent just that isn't smart.. at least have non lockers op/opposed

from a standard D biner
Strength major axis open 9 kilonewtons

(This post was edited by jakedatc on Apr 25, 2008, 1:42 PM)

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