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Rappelling Carabiners

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Rappelling Carabiners types come in steel or aluminum and many sizes and shapes. Carabiners come with a breaking strength marking to tell you the amount of force it can tolerate. Make sure you use the correct one for ...

Rappelling Harnesses

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When purchasing a manufactured rappelling harnesses, there are many important points to keep in mind. This video highlights those points to consider so that you find the safest, most comfortable harness that suits you...

Knot Tying Terms

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Knot Tying TermsĀ that you should be familiar with in rope and rappelling. This video details the terms by demonstrating with rope. It's important for you to learn the terminology used with rope and knots so that you ...

Polyethylene Webbing

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Polyethylene Webbing is also known as Spectra Webbing. It is a very strong material that it can be used in survival because they are so light and able to be bundled into very small areas for carry. Polyethylene or Sp...

Cutting Rope without Fraying

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Repair your rope when it's necessary for you to remove a section that has been damaged, cutting rope without fraying. Remember that only synthetic ropes will melt. If you find that a segment of your rope has begun to...

Rappelling Gloves

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It's important to protect your hands with rappelling gloves during rappelling or rescue situations. They also prevent your hands from sliding and allow a firm, secure grip. There may be debris embedded in your rope o...

Rappelling Equipment Markings

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The devices that you purchase for rappelling and rescue will haveĀ Rappelling Equipment Markings stamped on the hardware or attached with a tab. It is important for you to be familiar with these to properly use your eq...

Polypropylene Rope

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Polypropylene Rope has been around for quite some time. You will most often see this rope during recreational activities such as water sports. These ropes have quite a bit of stretch depending on the weave and they fl...

Manila Hemp Rope Strength

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Manila and Hemp Ropes are a good, low cost rope to use for survival purposes. Their advantages and disadvantages are outlined in detail in this video. Manila Hemp Rope Strength is considered to be a fairly strong rop...

Polyester Ropes

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Polyester Ropes are a very common rope often seen in survival or commercial uses. They are strong, flexible and can withstand large shock loads. Polyester rope is considered to be a strong rope. The larger diameter p...

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