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Old 05-05-11   #1 (permalink)
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art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

Im just wondering, is it legit use to swap the tape sling in an art cocoon pulley for the prussik and put it into a pulley saver scenario?
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

Don't see why not Seems like it should work fine Hama. Did a bit of exploring at Virgina Water the other day. Some crackers there
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

cool! get some phots!
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cool! get some phots!
Spontaneous day, classically forgot the camera. Anyway I will stop derailing your thread now!

Ropeguide is awesome! I thought a cambium saver was good. This Pinto is insane! Not tried a cocoon but I'm sure old snake was using his cocoon with a hitch cord on his homemade ropeguides!
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Here one I did. Used the Sirius loop instead.
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Here one I did. Used the Sirius loop instead.
I like the smooooooth edges on the cocoon, bet that is working a treat for you rich

is the sirius one of the "accepted" alternatives?
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

pretty sure any rated hitch cord is ok tony. ive got 6mm globe on my one-its tiny.
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

I don't get it. The Cocoon is a friction saver yes? But can you retrieve it when on the ground in the same manner as a cambium saver?
It looks like an awfully heavy and expensive piece of kit to be free falling from a tree!

Maybe I'm missing the point. Sorry if I'm being thick.
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

throw line retrieval should always be done when removing and rope guide with pulley or cocoon, and guaranteed not to get stuck either mate.
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Re: art cocoon 2 and pulley saver??

You can use a ART double snapper or just clip a throwline to the eye or the retrieval shackle and lower it out mate. Or simply take it out before you descend.
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