The classic descender for ropework, the figure 8 is perhaps the most widely recognized component of all vertical gear. This XL steel version from PMI is designed for maximum wear and versatility. You can expect it to provide hundreds of hours of impeccable performance in just about any environment. Accepts single or double wrapping braking. Works with rope diameters up to 16mm (5/8"). Bottom hole can be used as a stitch plate.