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Offline Keris82

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Kong harness
« on: September 11, 2020, 05:44:03 pm »
This just popped up on my insta feed and I wondered what people's thoughts are on it for caving suitability?

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Kong harness
« on: September 11, 2020, 05:44:03 pm »
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Re: Kong harness
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2020, 07:28:46 pm »
Looking at the (enlarged) picture, my first thought was that the maillon rapide to which the chest jammer is attached is aligned at right-angles to the wearer’s body, while modern chest jammers are designed for the MR to be aligned parallel to the wearer’s body. Does this matter?

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Re: Kong harness
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2020, 07:41:36 pm »
It apparently has a baricentric attachment point for bags, which is the clincher for me.

https://www.kong.it/media/Component/CatalogProduct/p853-targetcave/attachments/KONG_TARGET_CAVE_ok.pdf

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Re: Kong harness
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2020, 06:56:40 am »
It apparently has a baricentric attachment point for bags, which is the clincher for me.

https://www.kong.it/media/Component/CatalogProduct/p853-targetcave/attachments/KONG_TARGET_CAVE_ok.pdf

Oh is that what the loop is? I wondered what that was for.

I thought it was interesting the way the central maillon was attached. I've not seen it done like that before.

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Re: Kong harness
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2020, 09:00:48 am »
Looks good for rope work, not so good for crawling...

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Re: Kong harness
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2020, 12:03:23 pm »
I'm still trying to work out where the descender goes. On that funny grey thing?

 

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