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DMM issue harness inspection request to users

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12/07/2016

Following the discovery of missing structural sewing on a DMM Brenin Harness during a routine inspection by an end user, DMM are issuing the following information to users of all DMM harnesses, and asking them to carry out a visual inspection on the key structural sewing on their harnesses.
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Wild Country issue recall on 2016 Syncro harnesses

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21/06/2016

Wild Country have issued a recall of their Syncro harnesses manufactured and sold in 2016, after detecting a manufacturing defect on a small number of harnesses. If you own or use this model of harness, please read the recall notice and follow the instructions given.
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Dangerous harnesses seized by authorities

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08/04/2016

Suffolk Trading Standards have seized over 100 dangerous harnesses from an eBay seller. Using the harnesses risks death or serious injury – users are urged to stop using them immediately and to contact the seller for a refund.
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Harness guide for climbers and mountaineers

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10/12/2015

Choosing the right climbing harness is essential for both comfort and safety. Knowing how to use it and look after it are equally as important. Whether you're new to the sport or a grizzled veteran, our free, handy guide is packed full of useful info. Check it out now.
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Blue Ice Choucas harness advice

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30/07/2015

A user of a Blue Ice Choucas harness has reported a possible issue with the buckle releasing unintentionally. Investigation by the manufacturer is ongoing at the time of this post.
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What gear do you need to climb outdoors?

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09/10/2013

If you’ve never climbed before or have only climbed indoors, the equipment used for tackling real rock can seem mysterious, exciting and expensive. You don’t need to melt your credit card just yet, though.
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Petzl harnesses: removing gearloops

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06/03/2008

Following requests from outdoor centres and climbing walls about whether it is possible to remove gearloops from Petzl harnesses, an official statement has been released by the manufacturer.
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Tech skills: Retiring textile equipment

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04/11/2006

In a rush to buy the latest sexy, metallic equipment climbers often overlook the less glamorous side to their arsenal – the textile equipment such as slings and harnesses.
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