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Topic - Via-Ferrata and klettersteig sets

mmmhumous on 26 Feb 2013
I was planning to buy my first Via Ferrata Set, but think I might wait until after May once the UIAA have decided if the relevant standard needs updating, following the second round of product recalls: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/more-via-ferrata-sets-are-recalled

I did have a question though:

Iíve used several hire sets in the past, and am aware that after taking a fall on a tear-webbing based set, the kit should be discarded, because itís... well.... torn.

However, the UIAA report infers this is also the case for a rope/friction based set too. Obviously if the fall in question is big as in >factor 2, this would be a sensible thing to do. For smaller falls though(i.e. factor 0.5 to factor 2), I thought you could just reset the lanyard, and reuse it. Is this not the case?
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