New Toys

Postby woodsy on Sat 29/Jan/11 5:49pm

new toy day grigri2

ropes 8.9mm to 11mm 20% lighter, and 25% smaller
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8mm rope for scale size
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Re: New Toys

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Sat 29/Jan/11 6:42pm

Where's the bike. I don't see no bike :blink:
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Re: New Toys

Postby kona.stinky. on Sat 29/Jan/11 6:44pm

Are they fancy bungee cords to tie your bike down?
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Re: New Toys

Postby Astoria Paranoia on Sat 29/Jan/11 6:55pm

Kinky :crazy:
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Re: New Toys

Postby pushbikerider on Sat 29/Jan/11 7:14pm

FLATULENTFRIEND wrote:Where's the bike. I don't see no bike :blink:


kona.stinky. wrote:Are they fancy bungee cords to tie your bike down?


Um its a post in the climbing section ;) HTH
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Re: New Toys

Postby WayneG on Sat 29/Jan/11 7:28pm

Nice how much does one of those set you back?
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Re: New Toys

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Sat 29/Jan/11 7:50pm

pushbikerider wrote:
FLATULENTFRIEND wrote:Where's the bike. I don't see no bike :blink:


kona.stinky. wrote:Are they fancy bungee cords to tie your bike down?


Um its a post in the climbing section ;) HTH


But hey, we do climbing on bikes.
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Re: New Toys

Postby happybaboon on Sat 29/Jan/11 7:59pm

Astoria Paranoia wrote:Kinky :crazy:

Not very traditional though. The folks down at the BSDM club are going to give him some funny looks when he turns up without any shiney PVC or studded leather on.
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Re: New Toys

Postby danose on Sat 29/Jan/11 9:47pm

woodsy wrote:new toy day grigri2


you too huh! :thumbsup:

got sick of having to buy ropes to suit the old model (9.8s are so 1999) - a quick lounge test (hmm...what was that about bdsm :blush: ) indicates the claims are true - better release on small ropes, better feed

hoping to get up the hill tomorrow to christen it (hmmm...29c and NW - so obviously lyttelton rock - maybe not fillet of arnold just yet though)
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Re: New Toys

Postby woodsy on Sun 30/Jan/11 10:05am

WayneG wrote:Nice how much does one of those set you back?


$175 ish
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Re: New Toys

Postby danose on Mon 31/Jan/11 1:03pm

put it to the test yesterday and really happy - much less marginal on a skinny rope, both lowering and in terms of releasing. Do have to watch out a touch more paying out slack though (but that's well worth the increased safety)
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Re: New Toys

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Mon 31/Jan/11 1:08pm

bring back the body belay!!!! :o
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Re: New Toys

Postby danose on Mon 31/Jan/11 1:12pm

great uncle bulgaria wrote:bring back the body belay!!!! :o


I love the smell of singed flesh in the morning....

how about hemp ropes and 'the leader must not fall' :D
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Re: New Toys

Postby wheeltowheel on Tue 5/Jul/11 11:01pm

Does it feel much lighter?
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