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    Dutch clips - facing up or down?

    I luvs me Dutch clips but I'm curious. Is there an up or down to them? I see in Dutch's video that he mounts his "upside down".

    Is there a mechanical reason for this? It seems counter-intuitive to me but what do I know?

    -jeff

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    No difference to me.
    I usually do them open end down, but someone here pointed out that, like horseshoes, you want them facing up to keep the luck from running out.

    ~bill, still feeling lucky.
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    WHen I used them I kept them facing up for 2 reasons,

    1. sunliminlay they just looked/felt more secure

    2. Don't let your luck run out
    Sometimes I like to hike and think, And sometimes I just like to hike.

    Hiking is'ent about waiting for the storm to pass its about learning to hike in the rain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canoeski View Post
    you want them facing up to keep the luck from running out.
    Quote Originally Posted by lazy river road View Post
    Don't let your luck run out
    Nah, we aren't superstitious.
    I too opt for good luck.
    Trust nobody!

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    It doesn't matter but I put them with the openning down and I am a pretty lucky guy. Not to mention easy on the eyes.
    Peace Dutch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    It doesn't matter but I put them with the openning down and I am a pretty lucky guy. Not to mention easy on the eyes.
    What would HE know?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    It doesn't matter but I put them with the openning down and I am a pretty lucky guy. Not to mention easy on the eyes.
    ... you forgot ... world's greatest hiker!

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    Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote." ... B.Franklin


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    It doesn't matter but I put them with the openning down and I am a pretty lucky guy. Not to mention easy on the eyes.
    Well, I got a definite maybe from the guy who should know. I'm satisfied

    -jeff

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    Just buy the Dutch Binners and you won't have to worry about it any more
    I miss my 4.8Lb base weight as a ground dweller...But I sure DON'T MISS the ground.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannibal View Post
    Nah, we aren't superstitious.
    I too opt for good luck.
    It's bad luck to be superstitious!
    Look up before you hook up!!
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