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    Nacrabiners

    Hey Opie - any chance you'll start offering Nacrabiners for sale?
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    Ive been thinking about it.

    I am planning on offering them in the 1.75 with the Tarp Ridge Lines.... Just a matter of free time to get a system refined.

    As for offering them in the 7/64..... Im still up in the air about it. Ultimately Ill say yes.... But that development may come later than sooner. Perhaps Ill have the smaller ones up by this weekend.
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    OK... I got some knot education this weekend.. So I believe Im going to start offering these.

    Interest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by opie View Post
    Interest?
    I'd buy a couple of sets for sure.
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    Heres the version Im working on. I wanted to have it be a single line rather than having 2 legs so that worrying about the legs being unevenly weighted wouldnt be an issue.

    Thanks to Red for guiding me to several different stoppers. I still need to test this stopper to make sure it holds up.... But for now... Pay no mind to the frayed strands sticking out of the line... Still working on production lengths.

    Weight as configured is 5 grams and length is 6" end to end, inside.


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    Preliminary test hang was successful. 280# straight down and the stopper didnt budge.

    Ill see about getting some more weight on it tomorrow.

    Id also like to see if I can get the weight down to 3 or 4 grams. Its bigger than it needs to be right now.. I think a 3 or 4" finished end to end length would be much better.

    Also... after loading unlocking it was just as easy as before I loaded it.
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    looks good opie,must have been some seious not tying going on for you to get some education.i need some to.how does it work?do you milk the bury to 'lock' it?then slide the bury back to release?i am lost,but have no more zing it or lash it left anyway.and i allready have more tie out lines endless loops nacra prusics pentherburys...then i need.so i really do not need to know.maybe just a hint
    bill

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    Yes, slide the bury back to release, milk it down to lock.. Very simple.
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    where's the tail?

    Hi opie--
    this discussion makes it sound like that loop is adjustable. But for that you need a tail, and the only tail possibility that is visible is the end with the stopper knot, but I don't see it coming out of the side or end of the bury line.

    ??
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams View Post
    Hi opie--
    this discussion makes it sound like that loop is adjustable. But for that you need a tail, and the only tail possibility that is visible is the end with the stopper knot, but I don't see it coming out of the side or end of the bury line.

    ??
    Grizz, it is not adjustable. Think of a long backslipce without actually pulling it all the way in.
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