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    Jaime: You should always run the first test runs on the inbred... just sayin'... if stuff doesn't work out, you're just cleansing the gene pool for posterity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cory View Post
    Looking at it again, it really is gorgeous.

    I was wondering, I see the cam that grabs the rope, how do you release it to descend?
    pulling down on the top arm releases it, just like the Bone and RopeRunner.
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    going to try to get a video made today or tomorrow hopefully.
    "Trying is the first step to failure" Homer Simpson
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    Whats the name mean?

    I would have called it the Jim.
    Winter is coming.

    Jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterBlaster View Post
    Who brought the beer?
    Ha! The three musketeers in the house ride again!

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    I'll look forward to the chance to give it a run when you are ready to send one out, Jaime.
    "Confidence is the feeling you sometimes have before you fully understand the situation."

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    Jaime, saw that at your gtg.

    It's a beauty.

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    Very nice, the design is lovely!
    Don't suppose there's a chance of an offshore tester going around...
    Keep smiling, they will wonder what you're up to...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bermy View Post
    Very nice, the design is lovely!
    Don't suppose there's a chance of an offshore tester going around...
    Hope there is

    That certainly is a beautiful bit of kit!
    Knot Interested.....

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    unfortunately, my green and yellow overlords have had me working overtime the last couple of weeks. we are understaffed and work is pouring in. im exhausted. really hoping i can get an elders akimbo made this week. fingers crossed
    "Trying is the first step to failure" Homer Simpson
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