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Dave T
(DaveT) - F
used climbing rope? on 05/20/2008 15:18:43 MDT Print View

hi all...

i posted a WTB in the gear swap, but thought maybe folks here wouldn't see it, so also wanted to ask here... i'm looking for 75-100' of used static rope, just for around the house, car camping, etc.

anyone have any laying around, or know of a good source, for some rope too old to climb on, but still with some life in it?

my WTB post is at:
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/13709/index.html?skip_to_post=101277#101277

thanks!

Edited by DaveT on 05/20/2008 15:19:32 MDT.

Joe Kuster
(slacklinejoe) - MLife

Locale: Flatirons
used climbing rope on 05/20/2008 18:41:06 MDT Print View

If you are looking for rope too dangerously used / abused to actual use I'd suggest ebay. Sadly they usually they include the "used once" or "used just one season" in the description despite being horribly unfit for actual use (core shots, heavy abrasions, chemical exposure).

If you wanted the new stuff I could help you out. Or if 8mm accessory cord will work I've got spools and spools that I could put on sale.

Thankfully they are usually priced appropriately so $15 may find you a 60M rope.

Edited by slacklinejoe on 05/20/2008 18:41:57 MDT.

Dave T
(DaveT) - F
8mm on 05/20/2008 22:03:29 MDT Print View

thanks joe... i was at REI and just bought 75' of 8mm... it's pretty inexpensive, so i just made it happen. thanks!