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This super-compact, ultralight pulley with fixed side plates is very easy to handle and convenient to carry on a harness while ski touring or mountaineering.
C.A.M.P.'s Sphinx is a super compact, ultralight pulley with fixed side plates. The Sphinx is very easy to handle and convenient to carry on a harness while ski touring or mountaineering. The attachment hole is large enough to allow full rotation of a standard locking carabiner. Self-lubricated brass bushings are perfect for light applications at low speed. Unlike other pulleys with fixed side plates, the Sphinx allows for a prusik knot to be intalled on one side (aramid cord suggested) making it an ideal pulley for rigging a haul system on route or managing crevasse rescues.
Features of the Camp USA Sphinx Fixed Pulley Fixed side plates Self-lubricated brass bushings Super-compact Aluminum alloy body and sheave Stainless steel axle Prusik-minding For ropes up to 13 mm
The fixed side plates make this an excellent pulley for quickly rigging a hauling system using an ascender. Clip a locking oval carabiner into the two pulley holes, then clip the carabiner to top of an ascender. Attach this rig to an anchor point that can rotate (such as a sling) using a locking carabiner clipped to the oval carabiner (between the side plates).Rescue, RiggingBrass bushingAluminum alloy sheavePermanent rivet never loosensRequires locking oval or HMS carabiner, cannot be used with D-shapesSpecs:Working Load: 2.5 kN x 2 = 5 kN, 560 LBF x 2 = 1120 LBFBreaking Load: 10 kN x 2 = 20 kN, 2250 LBF x 2 = 4500 LBFInner sheave Diameter: 21 mm, 0.8 inMax Rope Diameter: 12 mmWeight: 110 g, 3.9 oz
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