Prusik, Auto Blocks, and Klemheist Break Tests

The rule supposedly is that you want a friction hitch to be 3mm smaller than the diameter of rope you are trying to grab and to use 3 wraps. We did a bunch of tests and here are the numbers: 4MM PARACORD: *Prusik 3.74kN *Klemheist 3.34kN *Auto Block 3 wraps - slips at 1.34kN, 4 wraps - slips at 5.32kn *Paracord doubled twice 8.90kN *Paracord in a loop 4.06kN 5MM ACCESSORY CORD: *Prusik 8.16kN and 5.36kn *Klemheist 7kN-ish Slips and locked off and broke at 11.62kN *Auto Block: 3 wraps - 0.36kN Slips / 4 wraps - 3.62kn Slips 7MM ACCESSORY CORD: *Prusik 7.9kN and 5.18kN *Klemheist 3.3kN Slips *Auto Block: 4 wraps - 0.8kN Slips HOLLOW BLOCK 14KN MBS: *Prusik 5.84kn *Auto Block: 3 wraps - 0.42kN Slips / 4 wraps - 1.38kn Slips ➜➜➜Our Stuff! It’s free! ►Bolting Bible is free and at https://www.slackline.com/boltingbible ►100% of DONATIONS goes back into the channel. All of our stuff is free. https://www.slackline.com/donate ►Just started a new channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHiQ... ►Everything is FREE at https://www.SLACKLINE.com/ ➜➜➜AFFILIATE LINKS AND DISCOUNTS all found at https://www.slackline.com/shop ►Shirts and hats - https://www.SLACKLIFE.store ►LineScale 3 - https://www.linegrip.com/shop/linesca... - hit me up if you want one from the first batch at ryan@slackline.com ►5% off at https://www.caveexploration.org/gear using the code "HOWNOT2" ►10% off at https://rockytalkie.com/products/rock... using the code "HowNOTtoHighline" ►Balance Community Slackline Outfitters https://bit.ly/351FSFO ►Get 5% off CBD, THCv & Delta 8 products at https://hempylongstocking.com/ with code HOWNOT2 ►Amazon affiliate link (use to buy anything and it helps us out) https://amzn.to/3s30AOy ►Larry Kost's Boutique Wine (my welder’s vineyard) https://www.kostfamilyvineyards.com/ Behind the Scenes abc After Posting Thoughts abc

The rule supposedly is that you want a friction hitch to be 3mm smaller than the diameter of rope you are trying to grab and to use 3...