Reviews written by Mark Fulton

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Mark FultonMark Fulton   July 18, 2008
(Updated: July 18, 2008)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
4.0

The 7/16" stuff is good too

NOTE: This refers to the 7/16" (11mm) version of this rope. I've been climbing on this for a couple of weeks, and it's now my favorite SRT rope. ...

Branch/Rope Protection
Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 12, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
2.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Nice to use, wish they lasted longer

This review refers to the pictured Su-type sleeves. I liked these a lot when I first purchased them. They are far and away the quickest and most convenient...

Line Placement Gear--Throw Weights
Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 12, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
4.0

Works OK in the woods

I've been using a pair 8 oz Sherrill "bullets" for about two years as the mainstay of my tree entry kit. The 8 oz size helps me get a...

Line Placement Gear--Throw Lines
Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 12, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Good stuff

1.75 mm Zing It and an 8 oz throwbag have been my standard tree entry set-up for a couple of years now. The Zing It is light enough that...

Descending Tools
Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 07, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
2.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
4.0
Strength 
 
4.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Good versatile tool

I've been using this regularly for about 6 months, mostly as part of a yoyo/RADS climbing system in tallish pine trees. As a component of that system, it does...

Screw Links
Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 04, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

The best connector for a NT saddle

If you use a New Tribe saddle, it is worth the extra couple of dollars to get one of these instead of the default Delta screwlink for your main saddle...

Mark FultonMark Fulton   December 04, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

Work OK

I've been using a pair of these and a pair of Petzl William TriAct carabiners (same gate mechanism, pear shape) since I started climbing 2 1/2 years ago. They...

Mark FultonMark Fulton   November 28, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Comfort 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Nice.

The only helmet I've owned, other than an old fiberglass caving helmet I've trotted out for tree climbing when others are in use by students or guests (and various biking...

Descending Tools
Mark FultonMark Fulton   November 28, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
1.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
4.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
4.0

Versatile and strong

I've been using this a lot since last May for SRT descending during research climbs in tall white pines. Typically, I have it rigged as a "spider rappel", with...

Mark FultonMark Fulton   November 27, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Type of Use 
 
3.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Blaze

My second climbing rope (first rope was NE Safety Blue); I've had this about a year. I'm using the green "Chameleon" version. This is what I usually take...

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