Originally Posted by BillyBob58
Great pics, Griz and Shadowmoss and FF, of the rings/buckles! OK, I see from your post that rope1 is a source for the buckles. Any other source? Webbing from Speer and maybe other places. What is the source for the rings? Also, does anybody know if Lowes or Home Depot carries any workable rings or buckles?
for polyester webbing (I'm told that Ed Speer sells polypro)
For the rings, SMC
, or ... just search on SMC descending rings.
I have gotten load rated rings from Lowes, although not for this use. 1", 200 lbs rating. A bit close to the margin, best to go with what the climbers use.