Sling Wars: Nylon Vs Dyneema

Date
12th October 2015
12th Oct 2015
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With so many advantages to dyneema in terms of weight, UV resistence, water resistence and size, why are nylon slings still hanging around? To put it simply, stretch. The ability of nylon to stretch compared to the largely static dyneema means that it is a safer option in many situations. This great video from Obsession Climbing talks us through the relative advantages and disadvantages of both types of sling as well as explaining how to stay safe when using either option.

Sling Wars: Nylon Vs Dyneema

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