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Reviews for Figure 8 Average Rating = 3.67/5 Average Rating : 3.67 out of 5

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Figure 8 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: jammer, 2007-01-19

I agree that it is easy to use, but it is heavy and it twists your rope. This was the first rapelling device I owned and had used it as a belay device when I first started climbing. I owen two and continue to take it on multipitch trad climbs ... one never knows when your current belay device may dissapear!

Figure 8 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: paulbehee, 2007-01-18

I feel like the 8's throw too much twist compared to the ATC. It is slightly easier to rig up quickly,but i dont think its worth it.

Figure 8 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: ladybug1542, 2007-01-17

If you want a super smooth double line rappel that's easy to set up (unlike using an ATC) then go for the 8. When mine "walked away" I was forced to use my ATC and it just doesn't even compare.

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