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Mar 14, 2011, 7:36 PM

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Re: [spikeddem] Red River Gorge -- Motherlode Accident
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spikeddem wrote:
majid_sabet wrote:
two questions

1- belay device brand/model
2-how old was your rope

I already gave as best a description of the belay device as I could (its in the OP). The rope was ~a year old. That said, I only use the 70m in areas where I will actually use the 70m (otherwise I use my 60m). Thus, I never use it in my home crags. It's probably been used on less than 50 pitches.

ok, just wanted to know ,if your rope was very new cause I have noticed newer ropes slip little more in tube type devices specially with the older generation of ATCs .

(This post was edited by majid_sabet on Mar 14, 2011, 7:37 PM)

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