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dynosore


Sep 24, 2010, 10:09 AM

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Re: [redlude97] Rope severed by worn carabiner at RRG, climber decks
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redlude97 wrote:
csproul wrote:
iron106 wrote:
I don't think the groove was actually that bad. I think the only problem was the sharpness of the groove. Worn biners are usually stronger than new ones.
??
Worn biners have been shown to better concentrated the force along the spine and break at higher loads

Then why don't they make them that cross sectional profile in the first place? Do you have a link to the data? I'm intrigued.

Edit: iPhone autospeeling strykes agen


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