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Offline strandman

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New Twin Rope ??
« on: February 19, 2013, 10:03:37 AM »
Anybody else hear about the new 6.9mm !!! twin from Edelrid !!  YIKES , that's a thin cord

I have climbed on fluffed 11mm that were almost 13.8mm   :-\

Offline JJ Jameson

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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 12:14:07 PM »
Yowza. That has to be approaching too small to work properly in a belay device without gloves.
Can you imagine trying to untie that if you took a whipper onto it?
No thanks.

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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2013, 12:23:23 PM »
Yeah, that and the stretch. Yeeha. What's the elongation I wonder.

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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2013, 02:12:12 PM »
I like the multi-functional use of them. Climb 10 pitches with it in the morning and then go fly fishing with it in the evening on your way home!   ;)
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Offline triguy

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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2013, 02:36:56 PM »
Looks like they come with a specialized belay device.....yeah, that's a skinny cord! :-\
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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2013, 04:01:45 PM »
Looks like they come with a specialized belay device

Oh man, that just doesn't sound like a good idea, especially for us "corn fed" types.

Offline strandman

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Re: New Twin Rope ??
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2013, 05:51:48 PM »
Ya- i can see maybe 8mm twin for anyone over 70kg  ? 

I like my 10.5mm even after weight loss, I;m still over the 76kg test limit    :-*