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Why not the EDK in webbing?

Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Gear' started by Canyonero, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. wsbpress

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    You've definitely got me second-guessing my webbing identification. I'll take a close up photo tonight and post it.
  2. Rapterman

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    CRITR2's showing up early next week.
    Knot-Fu challengers post your videos soon!
    :D
  3. hank moon

    hank moon lovely ligatures

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    well...i based that statement on the multiple tracers, which I had never seen in mil-spec. Normally just one tracer in my experience. Now, thanks to the power of GOOGLE, I see there are mil-spec webbings (or mil-spec-like webbings) with multiple tracers. And a closer look at your webbing reveals the look of the weave pattern of mil-spec, not climb-spec. So...if your webbing is indeed mil-spec (one of the floppiest), I'd say your time (esp. with the slot-O-lympics handicap) is well under 6 sec. - the clear barehand champ. However, still not in the running for the super prize of a CRITR:

    Git busy, man! Let the knotty awkwardness shine forth. You, too, Deagol (still winning by default, I think? Mr. Reaper's got the barest hands yet, so...).
  4. Deagol

    Deagol too many hobbies

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    I can't tie the water knot as fast as you guys.....
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  6. hank moon

    hank moon lovely ligatures

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    hmmmm. red looks mil-spec-y; black looks climb-spec-y. hard to say w/o licking
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  7. wsbpress

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    Just for kicks here are some closer close ups from my new tg-4.

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  8. Canyonero

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    Well, I've got my hockey glove water knot time down to 2 minutes 23 seconds. A little more practice....
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  9. Canyonero

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    1:40...watch out, here I come.

    I've got my regular water knot down to 11 seconds.

    By the way Rapterman, I think I've got the original CRITR, but rappelling double strand on 9 mm rope kind of locks up a bit when the rope is a little twisted. You almost have to bounce a little to pull the twist through. Was that fixed with the CRITR2? Or is that just because my CRITR is looking really worn?
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  10. Rapterman

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    YES
    the CRITR2 has a larger head opening (more like the Pirana)
    so it feeds better double strand.
  11. Canyonero

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    All right. Slow day at work. I'm down to 6-7 seconds. Just need to figure out how to get a video up. No way am I ever getting below 15 seconds with hockey gloves on though.
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  12. Canyonero

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    6.06 Seconds. A little blurry. If judges say it's too blurry, I'll do it again.
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  13. hank moon

    hank moon lovely ligatures

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    "not too long ago..."

    "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...."
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  14. Rapterman

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    WOW
    Canyonero!
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    Dug a little deeper... 5.7 Seconds.

    I don't own hockey, boxing, or bbq gloves. I tried chopsticks but that was a mess. I'll keep looking around the house for something...
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  16. Rapterman

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    WSBPRESS
    THAT IS TRUE KNOT-FU!:)
  17. Canyonero

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    Darn you. I knew that was going to happen. There goes 12 hours of practice. :)
  18. Canyonero

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    All right. I made 5.78 tonight. Not much meat left on this bone. Maybe tomorrow after a good night's rest. One thing about all this practice is that 10 seconds now seems like an eternity.

    Here's my motivation:

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  19. Deagol

    Deagol too many hobbies

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    good job everyone... it now seems that the argument that a water knot takes too much time to tie has been thoroughly shredded
  20. clangingsymbol

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    OK...So all these videos make me wonder...how much faster can we get with a little practice???!!!??? Better yet...how much faster can we do canyons with practice. Would this be considered "self rescue technique"???

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