Petzl Rig

 
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Petzl_Rig

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Overall rating 
 
4.0
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
3.0
Strength 
 
4.0
Portability 
 
4.0

The next step from an I'D

This is a sort of "no frills" version of the Petzl I'D. The I'D is a great ascender/descender for beginners, as there are multiple additional safety features built in, including a spiked cam that holds the rope if the device is turned or threaded wrong, and a panic re-set if the handle is pulled too far. These safety features come at the expense of a large, heavier unit, and the Rig is a smaller, lighter, and more compact version that does not include these additional features. After several years with the I'D, I moved to the Rig. I like the small size, ease of threading without detaching from my harness, and ability to use as an ascender and descender.

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