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    This...

    This one is a little heavy, but would work great for one tree.
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    Learned about the Google patent search and was...

    Learned about the Google patent search and was playing around with it and found this.

    If it could be made light enough :rolleyes: , it would work
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    Yep - after looking at that comparison of rope...

    Yep - after looking at that comparison of rope and webbing on that link you gave me - I decided to stick with rope and forego the webbing.
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    Just a suggestion - to kepp it from "coming out...

    Just a suggestion - to kepp it from "coming out of the bottom" - flip it over so that the slot is on the top instead of the bottom.
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    Okay - let me know if and when you go into...

    Okay - let me know if and when you go into production on a finalized version.
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    So, you're saying the 2.8 mm Spyderline would be...

    So, you're saying the 2.8 mm Spyderline would be okay with your gizmo?? and loosening isn't a problem? Somebody mentioned sharp turns (or was that small turns) around an object is hard on the spectra...
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    Okay. Looks very good and I like the weight. I...

    Okay. Looks very good and I like the weight. I use the 2.88 mm Spyderline that the good folks here pointed me to. I like it very well, but still not too sure just how well it would work with that...
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    Rapt - it looks like you hang loose with sag and...

    Rapt - it looks like you hang loose with sag and no ridge line.

    I use a ridge line and pull very, very tight.

    How easy would that setup be to loosen once it has been pulled tight??

    Since...
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    You may want to consider these middle deadeyes...

    You may want to consider these middle deadeyes. NOTE: to get the micro deadeyes, cursor on "Precourt Hardware" on left end of option bar at top, then hover on "Deadeyes" then click on "Micro"

    The...
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    Your post reminded me of this device: clam...

    Your post reminded me of this device:

    clam cleat

    I know it is much heavier than what you are trying for, but maybe what they do with it can trigger some other ideas for you. :D
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    c'mon, man think. I said I wasn't using webbing....

    c'mon, man think. I said I wasn't using webbing. I'm using rope. Since when does using a single SMC descending ring demand that I use webbing. If you will think about this for 1 minute, you will...
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    Sure you know all about this device. I...

    Sure you know all about this device.

    I learned about it reading the thread on the ring buckle. I started using it after I scanning that thread. Didn't switch to the webbing though - that stuff is...
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    All very well to make your own, but for less than...

    All very well to make your own, but for less than $3.00, I can buy, off the shelf and locally, a device that weighs 11 g and is rated at 3147 lbs and will perform the exact same task and has no...
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    Why ?

    Why make your own device when there is one that is cheap, very strong and very light (almost as light as what you have made) and is readily available?

    That is unless you want to make your own :D ...
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