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Revo 3


Jim Titt · · Germany · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 490
Blake Neville wrote:

How many drops and how frequent before glazing?

Probably half a dozen but it was so minor I didn't pay much attention. Glazing is suprisingly unimportant anyway.

Tylerpratt · · Litchfield, Connecticut · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 35
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Jared Chrysostom · · Charleston, SC · Joined Oct 2017 · Points: 5
Tylerpratt wrote:

{deleted by admin for not being nice}

That's not nice. Admitting that you're wrong is hard, I understand why he's not in a hurry to utterly and completely fail at breaking a Revo by brute hand force.

Healyje · · PDX · Joined Jan 2006 · Points: 456
mpech wrote:

That more or less sums this thread up nicely

And you've been lead rope soloing how long?
Jared Chrysostom · · Charleston, SC · Joined Oct 2017 · Points: 5

Clearly you haven’t been Internetting long enough to know when to quit. 

Nate Doyle · · Sierra Foothills · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 39
Jared Chrysostom wrote: Clearly you haven’t been Internetting long enough to know when to quit. 

Said the kettle to the pot.

Jared Chrysostom · · Charleston, SC · Joined Oct 2017 · Points: 5
Nate Doyle wrote:

Said the kettle to the pot.

Fair, but at least I was right

eli poss · · Durango, Co · Joined May 2014 · Points: 507
Healyje wrote: And you've been lead rope soloing how long?

So you have enough time to make this snarky, condescending comment on MP but not enough time to try breaking the revo, like you've said time and time again that you could do. Right...

Nate Doyle · · Sierra Foothills · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 39
eli poss wrote:

So you have enough time to make this snarky, condescending comment on MP but not enough time to try breaking the revo, like you've said time and time again that you could do. Right...

Really, Eli? Give it a rest.

Robert S · · Driftwood, TX · Joined Sep 2018 · Points: 229
Nate Doyle wrote:

Really, Eli? Give it a rest.

Why should he? I have a lot of respect for Healy, but that is shrinking since he keeps doubling down after being proven wrong.

brian n · · Manchester, WA · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 87

Meanwhile back at the ranch...

Jim Titt wrote:
Then I broke the Revo clipped into a 12mm round-stock HMS karabiner held in a vice- 144.02Nm (106.22ft lbs). To put this in perspective for those who aren´t mechanics the lug nuts on my car wheels are tightened to 140Nm 

What does this mean in kilonewtons?
Greg D · · Here · Joined Apr 2006 · Points: 877

.144 kN. If you are comfortable moving decimals points around. But that is very advanced math.

brian n · · Manchester, WA · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 87

So Jim broke it with less than 1 kN of force ??
Climbing gear breaking strength is rated in kN and even a minor fall can generate several kN. So... I am missing something, yes ? 

nathanael · · Riverside, CA · Joined May 2011 · Points: 473
brian n wrote: So Jim broke it with less than 1 kN of force ??
Climbing gear breaking strength is rated in kN and even a minor fall can generate several kN. So... I am missing something, yes ? 

Yes, this is not a measure of newtons (force).  It is Newton - meters (torque). In other words a twisting not a pulling. 


So you're imagining a one meter wrench (a massive breaker bar) putting it on, and pushing at the end of the wrench with 140 newtons, roughly 30 pounds. The ft-lb conversion might be more intuitive, same idea. 100 lbs on a 1' wrench. 
Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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