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csproul


Mar 1, 2013, 7:26 AM

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Re: [bearbreeder] Top Rope anchor dynamic?
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bearbreeder wrote:
marc801 wrote:
So far, three responses here had people wagging their naive little fingers saying "don't do it" and "I wouldn't use it" so I think we've already attained that declaration.
For fuck's sake, it's just a goddamned top rope anchor. Dynamic or static rope doesn't matter one bit (assuming a well constructed anchor and appropriate redundancy).


http://alpineinstitute.blogspot.ca/...rope-in-anchors.html

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That's funny, I don't see any of those pictures using a single 8mm dynamic rope to create a top-rope anchor. Can you find me one instance of a guide outfit that routinely uses skinny dynamic line for their toprope anchors?Of course it will work and of course it can be safe..there's no question about that. But to have a "knowledgeable" salesperson tell you this is what you need for building toprope anchors? That's a joke.


(This post was edited by csproul on Mar 1, 2013, 9:10 AM)



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