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Wow, scary gear...

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What kind of knot is that, anyway? Doesn't look like a double-fisherman. Are the tails sewn to the cord?

 

Weird.

 

* not for use as an anchor

 

huh?

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Certainly doesn't look like a DF to me, neither. And the tails are definitely stitched to the standing end.

 

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The gym rats must not have cashed their paychecks yet.

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What kind of knot is that, anyway? Doesn't look like a double-fisherman.

 

Re-traced figure eight. Kind of like a water knot, but using a figure eight. Had a partner that liked to tie the rappel ropes together that way.

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"Weight per foot 4 ounces "

 

"Two pre-tied 6mm cords are 28 inches (72mm) and 47.5 inches (120mm) in length"

 

That's over 1.5 lbs for 2 loops of cord? Seems a bit heavy... :crazy:

 

 

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You could accomplish the same thing with electrician's shrink-wrap.

Just make sure you turn up the blowtorch real high... :whistle:

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What kind of knot is that, anyway? Doesn't look like a double-fisherman.

 

Re-traced figure eight. Kind of like a water knot, but using a figure eight. Had a partner that liked to tie the rappel ropes together that way.

 

Is that the same thing as a flemish bend?

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What kind of knot is that, anyway? Doesn't look like a double-fisherman.

Re-traced figure eight. Kind of like a water knot, but using a figure eight. Had a partner that liked to tie the rappel ropes together that way.

Is that the same thing as a flemish bend?

Is it any better/worse than a DF? I've never used a retraced F8 in that application.

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Called a Flemish Bend. (Essentially a rewoven figure 8.) Supposed to be easier to untie after loading than a double fisherman's. Also supposed to not get snagged as much. I haven't used it enough to determine the snagging, and how much are you loading a rap rope anyways?

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True dat... call them back-country bondage accessories and sell them next to the hand-cranked margarita blender and the other crap they seem to carry these days.

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hand-cranked margarita blender

:lmao:

 

I'm not kidding. I'm pretty sure I've seen this at REI before...

OMFG!!!1 I can't believe it, it's actually true! :lmao:

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I just ordered one online. I paid the extra $hipping to be sure it got here for next weekend's training. :)

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