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Reviews for Super 8 Average Rating = 3.31/5 Average Rating : 3.31 out of 5

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Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: gb3985, 2006-07-27


It's small light weight,good to have on your belt for repelling,if you leave your ATC on the ground with the belayer.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: jonoj, 2005-10-31


Love my Super 8!

Great for rapelling.
Nice and light.
Small hole can be used like stich plate for single rope.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: smt2003, 2005-07-24


I use this all the time when I am rapelling. It is nice and smooth. Belaying on it is ok, I would rather use something else, but it works if I don't. Don't bother if you never or hardly ever rapel.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: cbare, 2004-09-18


Very small and light-weight. Like all figure 8 devices, has a tendancy to twist the rope. Does not dissapate heat as well as a rescue 8 or ATC. Much smoother and easier to rappel with than an ATC, however, the ATC is a better device for the belay man. Very durable.

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-07-15


The ATC is superior in terms of belaying and rappelling. I would agree that the device is versitile and can come in handy for rescue situations... but so can 5 or 6 oval biners. I think everyone should know how to use one of these for belaying and rappelling, but I also feel they are becoming more and more obsolete.

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