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Offline Inglesport

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Petzl Pantin Discounts
« on: December 01, 2018, 09:27:54 pm »
Hi all,

We are running a promotion on Petzl Pantins (left and right) until stocks run out - online and in-store

http://inglesport.com/products/petzl-rope-ascender-pantin

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2019, 10:13:15 pm »
Just noticed this link has been changed - apologies

https://www.inglesport.com/product/petzl-pantin-nylon-strap/

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2019, 10:16:05 am »
Ooo, I need a new one too. Mine is somewhere in France.

Question (to anyone). Which foot? I'm right handed but always used one on my left foot. What do people think? Any particular benefit one way or the other?
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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2019, 10:22:56 am »
Question (to anyone). Which foot? I'm right handed but always used one on my left foot. What do people think? Any particular benefit one way or the other?

Lots on this on other topics, e.g.
https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=14679.0
https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=23197.0
https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=15605.0
https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=11063.0

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2019, 12:29:15 pm »
I wear black boots so I've been tempted with a left foot one for colour coordination reasons.

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2019, 03:35:55 pm »
Ooo, I need a new one too. Mine is somewhere in France.

Question (to anyone). Which foot? I'm right handed but always used one on my left foot. What do people think? Any particular benefit one way or the other?

I started like this but switched to R foot and find it better that way.  Reasons are too complicated for the keyboard in using just now:)

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2019, 04:16:03 pm »
I got a Pantin when they first came out - if my memory's right the first ones were right foot only. It was OK but it always seemed really numb in use. When they brought out a left foot version I borrowed one to try it - and it was great! So I flogged my right footed Pantin and bought a left footed one.  Never looked back since.

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2019, 08:09:42 pm »
Same here - the first Pantins were right-foot only and I got used to using mine on the right-foot and replaced the original Pantin with another right-foot one when it wore out (I'm right-footed as well). I use my left leg in the footloop if not using the Pantin.
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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2019, 07:39:09 am »
Same here - the first Pantins were right-foot only and I got used to using mine on the right-foot and replaced the original Pantin with another right-foot one when it wore out (I'm right-footed as well). I use my left leg in the footloop if not using the Pantin.

Ah - thanks - that might explain why you prefer right foot Pantin and I prefer left footed ones - I normally have my right foot in the long footloop as I'm right footed and my right hand on the footloop jammer if the other hand's occupied.

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Re: Petzl Pantin Discounts
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2019, 01:33:49 pm »
When you walk, run, climb a ladder etc. you move right hand with left foot and left hand with right foot. The same goes for rope walking.

The earlier petzl (handled) hand jammers were right handed, so naturally connect by the foot loop to the left foot. Hence the right foot Pantin.
Now that petzl make a left handed jammer, the left foot Pantin goes with it.

This only really matters if you use the "rope walking" technique, if you use the "fogging" technique it makes no difference which hand /foot you use in terms of progress up the rope, so whichever is more comfortable wins...
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