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Re: rope wrench ZK-1

i dont use SRT so dont understand what it does...... hows is it different from just using a knot or is it designed to jam if your knot fails? also good for ascents, but i looked at some vids, surley if you havent reached your final anchor point with your throw line and access line then DRT is the way to go once you are in the canopy. Please feel free to enlighten me.
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no man, this allows you to work DRT style but on a single line, you can drop thru as many crotches as you want, no friction change it is clearly superior to standard DRT.

once you try it and get the hang of it, it rocks brutha'!
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Re: rope wrench ZK-1

this looks interesting is there any video of it in use? it looks hard work going up the line? i dunno
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and i get the impression there is no more body thrusting as such like drt, or spiderjack, wahtever, but it replys on footlocking or using a pantin? correct me if im wrong
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Re: rope wrench ZK-1

but what about anchor point advancement?? surely if the rope is tied off at the bottom of the tree its going to be a right pain having pull all the rope up and through the wrench out from the crotch, and then reinstall in the right place.
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but what about anchor point advancement?? surely if the rope is tied off at the bottom of the tree its going to be a right pain having pull all the rope up and through the wrench out from the crotch, and then reinstall in the right place.

yeah, it would be, but I guess being SRT, you can shoot or throw your line to it's max, then have at 'er

remember, when climbing SRT, you don't "have" to isolate a crotch, going over a couple will work just fine.
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but what about anchor point advancement?? surely if the rope is tied off at the bottom of the tree its going to be a right pain having pull all the rope up and through the wrench out from the crotch, and then reinstall in the right place.
Remember, a basal tie is just an option, not a requirement in SRT.

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