Socalclimber's right. Toss nylon; it breaks down over time. The metal is still good.
I've heard several times from various official and unofficial sources that the time limit is 5 years for ropes. I hate throwing out anything that could still be usable as much as the next person, but our lives rely on the rope.
(This post was edited by Xavieous on Dec 5, 2012, 7:37 PM)
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