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Softfid

When rope splicing it can be very difficult to pull through a rope. Even a D-SPLICER pulling fid will not always do the job as more strength needs to be applied and/or there is not enough space. 40 more words

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New Synthetic Textile Chains from Dyneema®

Dyneema® is ultra high molecular weight polyethylene fibres made by DSM Dyneema, which is considered the world strongest fibre and as reliable as steel but with 15% the weight. 223 more words

Innovations

Big Agnes Foidel Canyon 2 Review

The term “3+ season” tent isn’t something you hear very often. There are summer tents, and there are winter tents. So what does 3+ even mean? 810 more words

Backpacking.

Student research seeks to improve efficiency in mountain rescue missions

(Photo courtesy of Alaska National Guard)

“My love for the outdoors started with tough love,” says Zephyr Feryok, a 21 year old Mechanical Engineer at Tufts University. 714 more words

Adventure

New product: ceramic knife

Cutting fibers like Dyneema, Spectra, Vectran etc. is hard to do. This ceramic knife does it with ease. New in our assortment and a great addition to the existing tools.

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D-SPLICER used by Alex Thomson Racing team

At facebook we spotted this picture where the rigging manager of the Alex Thomson racing team splices together two ropes to create a strop which will be used to connect back stays onto the rig. 25 more words

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