/ My Petzl Reverso is turning into a Petzl Spatha
Something for other users to look out for .
From the Reverso PDF Instructions on the Petzl Webste
3. Inspection, points to verify
Before each use
Verify that the product is free of cracks, deformation, marks, wear, corrosion, etc.
Pay particular attention to sharp edges that can develop with use.
Consult the details of the inspection procedure to be carried out for each item on
the Web at www.petzl.com or on the PETZL PPE CD-ROM. Contact PETZL if there
is any doubt about the condition of this product.
I noticed this with mine too. Mainly on the underside of the device where it contacts the top of the krab. It has flattened it off slightly and left a small burr either side that the rope then rubs on.
Nothing a file and some wet and dry paper can't fix.
I've just switched to a ATC guide, after having knife edge sharpness develop on my Reversos 2, 3 and 4, all where the rope came out of the non-grooved side.
Happened to mine too. So far the BD ATC Guide has proved better
This issue came up two three four years ago, maybe even longer; can't remember. The general concensus was to take off the sharp edges with some emery cloth and carry on as normal.
That's what I do anyway.
Personally I out of all the devices I like the reverso best, hence I stick with it.
Emery cloth? Dick?
That'll be the one! Sandpaper on your wood is, apparently, a good wart remover. Not sure I'd recommend it either!
How did we get here?
You started it! (In true playground fashion)
Er, no. You started it.
Ok fair shout. As an aside, ever heard of micro mesh?
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