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One stick bridge

Loopwing

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I haven't been one sticking for long, but I don't understand your question? Use the bridge that is on your saddle.
 

tylerray378

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The amsteel prussic like tethrd designed for the phantom works great! I one sticked with that style of bridge last year.
 

woodsdog2

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You can one stick with webbing bridge no problem too. I have done it a lot.
 

Tim0712

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A bridge is a bridge. I don’t adjust mine. Same bridge and length to climb and hunt. Material doesn’t matter much to me either.
Everyone’s opinion differs. My buddy had the same mind set as you yet I climb and rappel with a short bridge. I hate when I have a long bridge climbing and my stick gets caught up in it. Does it happen all the time? No but is it more avoidable for me with a short bridge? Yes. So in theory you’re correct a bridge is a bridge and they all serve the sane purpose. It’s not a matter of the product this time but a matter of comfort and preference
 

bowhunthard88

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Shot thru

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You have to take pressure off to adjust. It will not slip under load.
An update on this setup. I have used it for a dozen sits and had it slip on me one time. I was only a foot off the ground but it was disconcerting. The webbing can get folded where it feeds into the release slot causing the retention bar to be out of alignment with the frame. This happens when there is no load on the system and went unnoticed by me on this occasion. This can allow the buckle to slip under load. The sewn over double end stopped the webbing from sliding out so I was able to flatten the webbing and tighten up the bridge. This could have been a serious issue at height without a sewn end. I have replaced this setup with Predator rope bridge and prusik adjuster.
 

woodsdog2

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An update on this setup. I have used it for a dozen sits and had it slip on me one time. I was only a foot off the ground but it was disconcerting. The webbing can get folded where it feeds into the release slot causing the retention bar to be out of alignment with the frame. This happens when there is no load on the system and went unnoticed by me on this occasion. This can allow the buckle to slip under load. The sewn over double end stopped the webbing from sliding out so I was able to flatten the webbing and tighten up the bridge. This could have been a serious issue at height without a sewn end. I have replaced this setup with Predator rope bridge and prusik adjuster.
Thanks for following through on this and pointing out some of the safety concerns. This is the way it should happen if you determine a mod you have made becomes unsafe or even potentially unsafe.
 
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