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Re: [TowerTalk] Fall Harness-My Choice

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Fall Harness-My Choice
From: David Gilbert <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 11:49:48 -0700
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In my case, longer lanyards would generally cost me time rather than 
save it.  In theory, they would allow me to climb more steps before I 
had to reposition them, but in practice they are more likely to get 
tangled in the climbing steps.  There is almost always a moderate breeze 
here at my QTH and my experience even with my shorter lanyards is that 
the windward lanyard is always looping across a step.  Reaching as high 
as I can to take out the slack minimizes that tendency, but my arms are 
somewhat shorter than 6 feet.  ;)

Dave   AB7E

On 8/20/2010 10:38 AM, Dick Green WC1M wrote:
> In thinking it through, I think the downside to shorter lanyards is that you
> have you clip/unclip more often. With my Petzl industrial Y-lanyard with
> fall arrest, the 6¹ lanyards allow me to climb three rungs before
> clipping/unclipping. Shorter lanyard would only allow one or two steps,
> right?
> 73, Dick WC1M

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