SMC Vector Gin Pole Overview

Written By: Lance Piatt

SMC Vector Gin Pole Overview

In this segment, we’ve got another simple two tension lower and two tension raise through two Petzl I’Ds, with the highlight of it being the high directional that we chose to use this time… The SMC Vector.

5 Day Advance Workshop - Rigging Lab Academy

It’s a single gin pole that allows for different guying options. In our example, we elected to use two front ties and one single back tie, all of them under tension. The purpose of the Vector gin pole behind it is for more backcountry rescue situations where weight and size of materials is a major consideration that needs to be taken into account.

5 Day Advance Workshop - Rigging Lab Academy

So unlike the Vortex or the TerrAdaptor, where we have a lot of different height adjustment and strength additives, the Vector is only one height. You can’t extend it or retract it, but the goal is to give yourself enough elevation over the edge to mitigate that friction during edge transitions, have the benefits of a high directional, and still maintain something that’s lightweight and easy to carry for the rescue teams that need to access difficult situations on long hikes.

5 Day Advance Workshop - Rigging Lab Academy

One specific note worth making is that when dealing with the Vector gin pole (as is the same with any gin pole configuration), you can see that the Vector is leaned forward quite a bit. Just like what we discussed with the Vortex, that’s called erring forward. With this, we’re pushing the gin pole forward into the resultant. When we load this rope, and we have the two-component vectors that form the resultant in the pulley, we want this to be as in line with the compression member as possible. If it’s slightly forward or slightly behind, that’s okay, but having it be too exaggerated forward and too exaggerated behind is going to cause instability. So, to avoid that, we lean the gin pole out into the resultant.

Gear & Equipment We’re Using:

Lance

Categories
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

About The Author:

Related Posts

32 thoughts on “SMC Vector Gin Pole Overview”

  1. Check out the full list of the best bitcoin games online and discover what to play to earn cryptos right away! Reddit has become a reliable source of information for crypto investors and enthusiasts. The platform allows anyone to come and get quality information about some of the best coins to buy, regardless of their knowledge level. For investors looking to buy cryptocurrency, Reddit is one place to find the best options to buy easily. Moreover, online poker regulation in some countries is such that poker is legal in some states but not in others (this is especially true in the USA, where even the top online poker sites are banned in some states, such as Utah). Zynga is easily the best free poker app for play-money poker. Available on Android, iOS, Windows devices, and, of course, don’t forget Zynga Poker Facebook, the Zynga Poker app provides impressive flexibility with respect to type of tournaments. https://delta-wiki.win/index.php?title=21_dukes_casino_100_free_spins Plenty of well-known crypto personalities are taking part in the tournament. (Image: cryptocovid19) In a recent poker club review report, I mentioned that poker club reviews can often be biased. That’s true, but not necessarily in a bad way. Poker club reviews are usually written by people who have a stake in the poker club that they’re reviewing, either because they work there or because they have made significant investments with the club. Another aspect of poker club reviews that is often overlooked is that the poker club review report that is published is just a snapshot of the poker club at a specific time and place. If you would like to play for real money on a club-based poker app and get access to the softest real money poker clubs, please CONTACT US HERE or via Skype at: vip-grinders.asia.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.