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beyond_gravity


Apr 20, 2002, 9:45 AM
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/me slots a nut.

W-W-Watch Me! EERRRKKK!!! Pop! Scrape! Wedige. 8 footer. Ok, i'm done. Lower me...Wait a sec...can I do that?

If you dont get that, i'm asking if..After I fall and a pice holds, can I lower off the one pice? if not how do I get down if I dont want to go up?

Jeremy


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Apr 20, 2002, 8:26 PM
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Not a good idea. If you can't finish it or down lead it, put in a second piece and lower or rap off the equalized anchor. Maybe with a keyholed stopper or some bombproof piece that can't shift you might consider lowering off of one, but in general the extra $10 for another stopper is cheap life insurance.


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Apr 20, 2002, 8:41 PM
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Uh, would you rap off of it? No? Then don't lower off of it where the forces are even higher!

I'm not really one to talk, I've rapped off of shifting #3 stoppers and lived to tell about it. But that doesn't mean you should. (and besides, the crappy little nuts were backed up by rock-solid cams in most cases, we just sent the fat guy down first with the pack and if the nut held, BOOYAH, the cam came with us, if not, *shrug* my life's worth $75 and so is yours, right?)




[ This Message was edited by: jabbeaux on 2002-04-20 20:42 ]


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