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Why don't yall 2TC?

This camera arm design is for a phone I believe (not my design I only printed it). I suppose it would hold a small camera if the camera had a 1/4-20 mount to it. I don’t own a camera.
Thanks. It looked like in the photo, the phone mount was on one of the inner extension arms leaving another spot open for a phone mount at the end of the whole arm allowing the use of two phones on one arm.
 
I made mine from an amsteel dogbone and 2 inch seatbelt webbing. I don't know the delivery time, but Wild Line has a foot loop. There are also others.

This is what I am after. They are made with kydex so they are rigid. These two were sent with incorrect attachments. At this point though I am probably just going to make one of them work.

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This is what I am after. They are made with kydex so they are rigid. These two were sent with incorrect attachments. At this point though I am probably just going to make one of them work.

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Those look stout. I bet they feel like a Cadillac. Are they Cgm or something else?
 
Those look stout. I bet they feel like a Cadillac. Are they Cgm or something else?

Yes they are CGM. I have there webbing strap that I wanted to use but you have to have the proper buckle. I’m about to just take one of these and put it on a prusik and tether since I since I can’t get the correct one for some reason. Might end up be better that way I don’t know.
 
anyone ever have hitches slide on wet trees? tried climbing today after the rain ended with a pocono hitch and it slide 4-6" after setting with a pole and weighting. didn't seem to happen with my maverick hitch, though.

im still experimenting with some different things but on balance, from ease of use to quietness, I think good ol' 2TC is going to take the cake.

I will say, if it were more possible in my area, SRT/DSRT would be my preference. that is a super easy and quick method of ascent.
 
anyone ever have hitches slide on wet trees? tried climbing today after the rain ended with a pocono hitch and it slide 4-6" after setting with a pole and weighting. didn't seem to happen with my maverick hitch, though.

im still experimenting with some different things but on balance, from ease of use to quietness, I think good ol' 2TC is going to take the cake.

I will say, if it were more possible in my area, SRT/DSRT would be my preference. that is a super easy and quick method of ascent.
your climbing hitch slipped or the hitch you were using to attach to the tree?
 
I experimented with a maverick exploding hitch as the hitch I tied to the tree with for the foot tether. While I did appreciate that it held to the tree when unweighted I found that it added a step for me I.e. move hitch, loosen maverick, then move tether up. With a normal loop all you have to do is move the hitch and then move the tether.

Thoughts @Samcirrus? I think you use it for both of your tethers. What is your experience.
 
anyone ever have hitches slide on wet trees? tried climbing today after the rain ended with a pocono hitch and it slide 4-6" after setting with a pole and weighting. didn't seem to happen with my maverick hitch, though.

im still experimenting with some different things but on balance, from ease of use to quietness, I think good ol' 2TC is going to take the cake.

I will say, if it were more possible in my area, SRT/DSRT would be my preference. that is a super easy and quick method of ascent.
You only 2TC a tree you like once.....after you leave a preset loop you can SRT/JRB for years....
 
I experimented with a maverick exploding hitch as the hitch I tied to the tree with for the foot tether. While I did appreciate that it held to the tree when unweighted I found that it added a step for me I.e. move hitch, loosen maverick, then move tether up. With a normal loop all you have to do is move the hitch and then move the tether.

Thoughts @Samcirrus? I think you use it for both of your tethers. What is your experience.
Well, I grab the Maverick knot when I go to move my tether up, so it's one easy motion of pull(release tension) then use my left hand to evenly push the back of the tether up, then at the highest point I use my fingers to hold the M-knot while my body rests and cinches the tether.
To reply to the first part: yes there is give and take for a simple girth hitch(loosens while untensioned) vs a Maverick or any other exploding knot that holds itself up when un-tensioned.
 
I try to not move my bridge attach hitch unless the tree diameter starts to noticeably thin out and my dimensions shift.
 
Sounds like slippery bark combined with a loose girth/pocono hitch. How big of diameter on the tree?
Maybe 6-8” diameter.

Really dug how easy the pocono is to set and advance with a pole but man I really REALLY think I’m gonna feel like a complete tool bag trying to walk in the woods with a pole Oct 1.
 
Maybe 6-8” diameter.

Really dug how easy the pocono is to set and advance with a pole but man I really REALLY think I’m gonna feel like a complete tool bag trying to walk in the woods with a pole Oct 1.
Oh wow, that’s a tiny tree.

And you are already saddle hunting, you can’t get much more looking like a tool than that. Also, who is around you while hunting that could shame you for carrying in a pole LOL. Or do you just mean busting through brush and trees making a bunch of racket with the pole?
 
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