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Speed Line

Discussion in 'Climbing and Rigging Equipment' started by Stefanie Maher, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. Stefanie Maher

    Stefanie Maher New Member

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    we are going to be trying out our first speed line and would like any tips or guidance.
     
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    Controlled or just letting them zip down without a tag line? Uncontrolled is easy peasy, the other entails more work. Watch August Hunicke’s videos on YouTube.
     
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    Del_ Life is but a song we sing.

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    Go small.
     
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    Thank you very much... I'm sure it will have to be controlled it is over a house and limbs are very rotten.
     
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    Be careful with what you put on the speedline. You can generate way mote force than you can imagine by loading a tensioned rope like that. If you have enough line, got through a block or a ring or over a limb in the tree you're working on and tie back to a nearby tree down low as to work the spar in compression. As was mentioned earlier, go small. And have fun!
     
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