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post #21 of Old 04-06-2010
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A shock absorbing traveller - hadn't thought about that.

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Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post

Another place for it is traveler controls; Beth & Evans use it on their traveler to limit shock loads during jibes.
It wouldn't absorb much, if you have enough purchase; still, my traveller line is getting tatty and I do have a newly retired 8.6 mm ice rope that would fit nicely. Since I don't fall leading ice, it only has raps on it .

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