Comments: 7

  1. Easy guys!
    Brand new rope clutch system, developed by French rigger (&friend!) Julien Barnet ( and rope brand Cousin Trestec®. Awarded twice @ METS 2011!

  2. How does it work?

  3. What Louis said (except for the friend bit)

  4. Can the 'Chinese finger trap' take the full load of that rope?

  5. It is something we have been doing for years with barberhauls, just the way of fitting it to the deck is new…

  6. The chinese finger trap is the principal in all splices

  7. Agreed, but how does it interface with the metal part and how does it retain the strength? The weak part (or so it seems) is the fact that it somehow relys on very short transition between fibre and metal. Still not clear how that works!