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Sterling ATS

Postby NWSurveyor » Apr 16, 2011 10:29 am

Here's an interesting device. Anyone had a chance to play with it?
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http://www.rescueresponse.com/store/sterling_ropes_ats_rappel_belays_devices_ats08.html
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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby Cody JW » Apr 16, 2011 10:50 am

It looks like something made for canyoning . I have seen variations of the figure 8 that kind of looks like this. These variations say they are for canyoning. I could be wrong though.
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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby gdstorrick » Apr 16, 2011 11:00 am

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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby gdstorrick » Aug 15, 2011 5:04 am

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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby Stridergdm » Aug 15, 2011 10:55 am

gdstorrick wrote:
gdstorrick wrote:I ordered one several month ago, but I don't think it is supposed to come out until May. In any case, it has not arrived yet.


I finally acquired one. My back-order was still showing but a general search on the vendor's site couldn't find it. Obviously there was something wrong with their on-line store. I cancelled the order and got one elsewhere.

That said, I have a huge backlog to go through before I can try this one out and add it to my site. I'm clearly not doing a very good job of maintaining my site any more; in fact, I'm not doing the job at all, and I'm not happy about that :sad: .

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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby chh » Aug 15, 2011 6:34 pm

Send it to me Gary. I'll test it out for you... :big grin:
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Re: Sterling ATS

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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby Anonymous_Coward » Aug 30, 2011 9:12 am

Canyoneer review and discussion of the ATS here:

http://www.bogley.com/forum/showthread. ... ice-Review
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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby DeanWiseman » Aug 30, 2011 10:23 am

Anonymous_Coward wrote:Canyoneer review and discussion of the ATS here:

http://www.bogley.com/forum/showthread. ... ice-Review


Sounds like something I need to pick up... being just a tad over 185lbs (yeah right... more like 225).

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Re: Sterling ATS

Postby davantalus » Sep 23, 2011 3:24 am

I've used mine for a few canyon runs and I really love it it. I'd choose it over a piraña or 8 for nearly every application.

Most significantly I like the different friction settings for rappel ("right side up" or "upside down")

I haven't tried the ascending feature. (I probably should, just in case) But it looks like a lot of work when you're rolling with frogging gear anyway.
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