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Sir-climbalot


Dec 13, 2011, 1:00 PM
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Sterling Marathon Pro 10.1mm Rope
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I am looking into this rope (60M dry) and i really like it. It seems like a very nice rope and is not to expensive. All of the reviews that ive scene online are positive and say that it is a great rope. I was wondering if its really not all that, or if there are any other ropes that are better.

Thanks

*I would be using it for mostly sport


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amyas


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Re: [Sir-climbalot] Sterling Marathon Pro 10.1mm Rope [In reply to]
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I've used that rope (tho a 70m) for 2 years now and its been great for me. Pretty supple right away and dries fairly quickly after a day on ice too. Not too fuzzy at all after being used only a few days a month.


jae8908


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There are better ropes out there.


shoo


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amyas wrote:
Pretty supple right away

Are you sure you're talking about the same rope here??? The marathon series is just about the stiffest rope available on the market today.

It;s absolutely bomber, one of the beefiest ropes out there, but too stiff and heavy for my personal tastes as a sport rope.


gosharks


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shoo wrote:
amyas wrote:
Pretty supple right away

Are you sure you're talking about the same rope here??? The marathon series is just about the stiffest rope available on the market today.

It;s absolutely bomber, one of the beefiest ropes out there, but too stiff and heavy for my personal tastes as a sport rope.
Shoo is wrong here. At least about the Marathon Pro.
Not stiff at all and never goes get too stiff or limp. I'm on my second.


moose_droppings


Dec 13, 2011, 9:31 PM
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gosharks wrote:
shoo wrote:
amyas wrote:
Pretty supple right away

Are you sure you're talking about the same rope here??? The marathon series is just about the stiffest rope available on the market today.

It;s absolutely bomber, one of the beefiest ropes out there, but too stiff and heavy for my personal tastes as a sport rope.
Shoo is wrong here. At least about the Marathon Pro.
Not stiff at all and never goes get too stiff or limp. I'm on my second.

I don't think they're to bad either, but they are stiffer than my Beal or Bluewater ropes by comparison. They wear like iron though. Mine has had a lot of use and it's still has plenty of life left in it.


j_amie_


Dec 14, 2011, 6:51 PM
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Mine is the opposite of stiff... Awesome rope. I'd buy another one.


socalclimber


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I've owned a number of marathon ropes. All were excellent. I really like them.


ilikepargo


Dec 27, 2011, 1:12 AM
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I used to have the 10.4 bicolor.
Now I have the 10.2.

I'll keep buying them.


Partner j_ung


Dec 27, 2011, 5:09 AM
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I think you'll be perfectly happy with a Marathon in this case. It's an excellent rope. I'm confused about those who said it's too stiff. I found mine to have one of the best hands of any rope I've used.


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