They're called Rap Rings Not Lowering Rings

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They're called Rap Rings Not Lowering Rings

Post by slaps » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:25 pm

Always love it when I see "badasses" lower off fixed gear and then go lead 11.b one climb over.

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Post by KD » Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:14 pm

not bad considering the traffic

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Post by flashmaster » Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:28 pm

shit son thats nothin!!!

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Post by captain static » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:15 pm

There is no reason not to rappel when cleaning those anchors :(
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Post by Clevis Hitch » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:59 pm

I gave up on preachin that a long time ago. There are plenty of bailers to be had and I always carry a quick link on my harness. I would be proud to be an original equipper and have my gear wore out cause it got climbed so much!

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Post by Meadows » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:06 pm

Hey slaps, thanks for signing up to fix those. So kind!

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Post by KD » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:13 pm

that is really nice of him

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Post by ynp1 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:04 pm

man i climbed that shit last week.. the rings are fine. if you want to help go fix a lot of other climbs in the red.
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Post by ynp1 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:05 pm

also what does climbing an 11b have to do with it??? does climbing 5.11 make you smart???
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Post by KD » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:06 pm

that would be real really nice

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Post by Rollo » Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:04 pm

the 11b has a "badass" sit down rest...
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Post by dustonian » Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:13 pm

Hm, looks like someone's never seen a truly sketchy anchor

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Post by JR » Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:38 pm

Am I missing something or is the left one perfect?

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Post by cliftongifford » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:37 am

that's what it looks like to me... why would you lower off fixed gear anyways? I've never been on a route where I HAD to lower.

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Post by chester » Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:35 am

The left one looks fine. The bottom part of the ring on the right is a little scary but actually, look at the top part of that ring where it meets up with the link above it. Upon seeing that, I'd start to wonder if the ring on the left could handle the impact if the right one gave...now the left ring doesn't look so good either. Shoot, I was just thinking about going up to pay creature feature a visit!

BTW, I'm a rapper. Maybe it's from years of trad but it's more of a habit now. I just feel better when I rappel...even if it's only a 30ft route...as ridiculous as that sounds. :)
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