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Hate to be the odd one out, but... I find a second system handy here and there.

When on moving rope, I'd use the other end now and then for more comfortable work positions. So now, when I'm up a tree on stationary rope, I'll often have my hitchclimber set up on the bridge too. Not always. And especially not the last tree at 15:30 on any day with a y in it !

Today I had twin stationary set ups on the go while deadwooding cedars, it helped more than it hindered. I was only ever really using one, but the other was always there, and it was super handy for bypassing limbs.

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I wouldn’t ever slate 2-rope working when it’s comfier, faster, safer, or more appropriate on some jobs.

 

I will say it’s a total crock of shit on a lot of jobs, though, and I will simply never use it on those.

Single stem connies?

Chogging a pole?

 

Where are your 2 separate anchors?

 

It’s unnecessary clutter.

 

Unnecessary clutter is dangerous. 

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On 14/11/2021 at 00:33, Mark Bolam said:

I wouldn’t ever slate 2-rope working when it’s comfier, faster, safer, or more appropriate on some jobs.

 

I will say it’s a total crock of shit on a lot of jobs, though, and I will simply never use it on those.

Single stem connies?

Chogging a pole?

 

Where are your 2 separate anchors?

 

It’s unnecessary clutter.

 

Unnecessary clutter is dangerous. 

100%, nail on the head.

If it doesn't help you, it's dangerous. 

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