Petzl Vector 11 mm
I only used it once for some rappels and ascent with jumars.
I'm disappointed with the rope overall. I know static rope are supposed to be stiff and abrasion resistance but the Petzl Vector is way too stiff. Hopefully it will loosen up with a few more use out of it. It's so stiff it might as well be a cable. Hard to even tie a simple figure 8 knot on it.
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Petzl Vector ropes have serious responsibility, keeping you safe. Petzl designed the Vector to keep its shape even with extended use. This makes it safer and more consistent with prusiks, ascenders, and rappelling devices
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On Sale. Free Shipping. Petzl Vector 11mm x 183m Rope (Spring 2010) Featuring the most commonly used diameter of life, safety rope, Vector 11 is ideal for use in rope access systems, tower climbing, arborism, and tactical applications.Block-creel kernmantle construction with 100% virgin nylon fiber core and polyester sheath for resistance to acids and other chemicals. Proprietary Fusion Process for superior handling, shape retention, knotability, and stable performance. Features: Certification: Rated-NFPA in.Lin.