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Rope manufacture date


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IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100

Can anyone decifer a manufactured date here.   Seriously    It looks obvious but

Ryan Hamilton · · Orem · Joined Aug 2011 · Points: 20

Best guess is July 22, 2010 (07/22/10). You might have to contact Sterling with the lot number and ask. 

John Wilder · · Las Vegas, NV · Joined Feb 2004 · Points: 1,530

Email sterling with the lot # and they'll send you the date.

caughtinside · · Oakland CA · Joined Nov 2006 · Points: 1,470

Gulf war surplus. 

Gunkiemike · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2009 · Points: 2,745

A load of those olive drab ropes went up on EBay last year. Killer deal if you were quick enough.

IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100
Gunkiemike wrote:

A load of those olive drab ropes went up on EBay last year. Killer deal if you were quick enough.

I actually ended up buying that one (60m dynamic) AND a 60m static ( both brand new in bag Sterlings) $100 on Craigslist.  

Could not pass that up

IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100

Recieved email from Sterling:

That rope was built on July 22, 2010. Our ropes have a 10 year shelf life before the fibers start to break down. I’ve also attached some information about wear and use.

IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100

I also recieved a 3 page PDF from Sterling about care and use but can't seem to place it here

pm me if anyone wants it

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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