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Old 18-08-12   #1 (permalink)
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To the SJ users

Although i have been lurking for four years, this is my first post.
I have always found the answers ive needed through the threads, having never needed to ask. And if it weren't for u lot id still be be on one rope and two prussiks.

Now at the risk of sounding like an ARB stalker ive seen this forum through from HC progression right through to SRT climbing, that includes, bolams wicked replies, through to Hamas self esteem issues (your reductions looks alright, but put down the mushroom and go get laid FFS)

Anyways , when chogging down a stem, using the SJ, how do u guys switch from ddrt to srt?
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I clip my spiderjack to my side Ds like an art positioner then use my lanyard single line on my bridge. But most of the time i choke my line and let my spiderjack drop to the end of my line and use a figure 8 to descend down

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Rope wrench mate
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Re: To the SJ users

Rope wrench..really, must be a long ways from the stem. i want to be snug up against it.
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Re: To the SJ users

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Although i have been lurking for four years, this is my first post.
I have always found the answers ive needed through the threads, having never needed to ask. And if it weren't for u lot id still be be on one rope and two prussiks.

Now at the risk of sounding like an ARB stalker ive seen this forum through from HC progression right through to SRT climbing, that includes, bolams wicked replies, through to Hamas self esteem issues (your reductions looks alright, but put down the mushroom and go get laid FFS)

Anyways , when chogging down a stem, using the SJ, how do u guys switch from ddrt to srt?

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I'd be on a RW to start with. Anyway, I'd choke the top of my long line around the stem with the RW under the choke point.
Yes the RW means I'd be a long way from the stem but my flip line holds me in the right place. The long line is only there to catch you if you cut the flip line. And to escape in an emergency (like a cup of tea).
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Figure 8 is alot cheaper than a Rw if he just wants to single line for pole movement. Rw is a bit excessive.

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Cheaper still is a spic hitch on a krab.
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