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    Descender Rings

    I recently put rings on my eno and Snipe… I found after a few hangs they tend to slip, so I just ran the webbing thru again and tied a slip knot. Anybody else need to do this or am I doing something wrong?
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    They will slip and so will the buckles. I always tie a slippery half hitch.
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    Same here. I do run it thru one more time and tie a slippery half hitch. A bit of a hassle though if I need to adjust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottybdiving View Post
    They will slip and so will the buckles. I always tie a slippery half hitch.
    +1, slippery half hitch is a must with rings.
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    Thanks Scotty! It’s not much trouble at all to set the slip hitch but I was just wondering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedBeardHanger View Post
    I recently put rings on my eno and Snipe… I found after a few hangs they tend to slip, so I just ran the webbing thru again and tied a slip knot. Anybody else need to do this or am I doing something wrong?
    I do the same Red...

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    I tie a slippery half hitch too. I was hooking up my DIY double layer the other day for the first time. I had one end where I wanted it, then went to adjust the other. When I looked back at the end I had set, it had slipped all the way to the ground! Half-hitch ever since!

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    Half hitch here too.

    But not until my butt hit the ground a couple times.

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    Yeah...you gotta tie the half hitch.
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    You have to tie the half hitch or you will be waking up on the ground.
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