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"If you're using a Figure 8 Plate in a rescue system then you're using it for somethi…"

Ben Waller replied Apr 8, 2012 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Actually, 8's have a place for rapid access in rope rescue, particularly for low-ang…"

Ben Waller replied Apr 8, 2012 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"...which doesn't matter if you use a redundent belay per NFPA 1670 rope rescue stand…"

Ben Waller replied Apr 8, 2012 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Lots of people here - and elsewhere - say "Train, Train, Train" without giving any s…"

Ben Waller replied Jun 10, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Robert, was that intended for me?"

Ben Waller replied Jun 9, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Train, train, train sound great, but if you base that training on unrealistic or ina…"

Ben Waller replied Jun 4, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"It's a trade-off, and most of the time 8's are used in low-angle situations as an as…"

Ben Waller replied Jun 4, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Rigging ring photo and description."

Ben Waller replied Jun 4, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"The basic ALLP has two different versions, shown here. The most common ALLP powderc…"

Ben Waller replied Jun 4, 2011 to Debate 2: Figure 8 Descenders Have No Place in Rescue

72 Nov 13, 2012
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"Luke, the problem with using this on a highline system isn't that it's a single-pers…"

Ben Waller replied Aug 22, 2010 to Tensioning Karabiners

4 Aug 22, 2010
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