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Jigger by Mammut

Postby Scott McCrea » Jul 23, 2012 8:20 pm

If you've been to NCRC training, you may have seen or used a jigger. It is a small, compact mechanical advantage (hauling) system. It's quick to set up and possible for one person to operate.

Well, Mammut is making one that looks pretty slick. Likely available in the spring of 2013, $140.

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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby Carl Amundson » Jul 23, 2012 9:00 pm

Scott McCrea wrote:If you've been to NCRC training, you may have seen or used a jigger. It is a small, compact mechanical advantage (hauling) system. It's quick to set up and possible for one person to operate.

Well, Mammut is making one that looks pretty slick. Likely available in the spring of 2013, $140.

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Nice, but it's not something you will take underground on a regular basis.
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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby cavedoc » Jul 23, 2012 9:52 pm

Interesting. They set it up to function as a fixed jigger or as a traveling haul.
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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby NZcaver » Jul 23, 2012 10:17 pm

Copycats! :yikes:

Well, maybe a little. I came up with my micro jigger design back in 2004. The Mammut one looks much slicker, but I bet mine cost less. :woohoo:

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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby NSS8921 » Jul 24, 2012 11:30 am

I've found my new ascending system! Lightweight, compact. A tad slow, maybe, but soooo easy on the bod!

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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby Stridergdm » Jul 24, 2012 6:54 pm

NSS8921 wrote:I've found my new ascending system! Lightweight, compact. A tad slow, maybe, but soooo easy on the bod!

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Let's see, that one looks like a 6:1, not a 4:1.

So... let's see Fantastic... you'll be lifting how many feet exactly?

Sure not much weight each time but. ;-)
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Re: Jigger by Mammut

Postby chh » Jul 28, 2012 9:08 am

My first thought was that there wasn't much travel in the system, but that's easily solved by using a different cord. 140 bucks is all for those neat little ascenders. Are the pulleys bushing or bearing I wonder?
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