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HMPE rigging

When I took Gilgarran under my wing her standing rigging was still in a good condition and still is. The only problem, though, is that the stainless cables are a bit short. 328 more words

Contessa 26

Climbing tips: Nylon vs Dyneema

In this video we talk about Nylon and Dyneema and the pros and cons of each material. Disclaimer – http://www.obsessionclimbing.com/disclaimer

Snail trails and Trailstars

The Mountain Laurel Designs Trailstar has a look of the space age when it is first erected. But after seam sealing, the sheer lines and shiney smoothness disappear, masked by, in my case, clumsy finger lines of silicon sealant, that leave as much Sil Net smeared on the right index finger as is left on the seam. 668 more words



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


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