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Offline Pegasus

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Boredom therapy......
« on: December 12, 2018, 09:59:26 pm »
Thanks to Thomas McNeill, Kent Uni for the photo  :thumbsup:

Made me smile, so thought I'd share  ;D

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You can use strawberry laces to practice rigging'



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Re: Boredom therapy......
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2018, 09:49:43 am »
Would those be dynamic strawberry laces or static ones?
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Re: Boredom therapy......
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2018, 01:20:21 pm »
There is an important point to be made here: make sure you only use LIQUORICE maillons with strawberry laces. Other flavours of maillon are known to react with laces, which will significantly reduce the load-bearing capability of the rig. This is thought to be due to an iron brew exchange mechanism.
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Re: Boredom therapy......
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2018, 02:24:33 pm »
No strawberry knot in the end!
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Re: Boredom therapy......
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2018, 02:34:06 pm »
Good idea, saves time de-rigging if you eat the rope as you go.