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SMC RA Std 8 with Ears

0.50 LBS
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Product Description

The Russ Anderson/SMC Figure 8 (with ears) is one of the most popular full-sized descenders used by professionals throughout the rescue, fire service, police/tactical and industrial/work related markets. This is the smaller of two sizes of Figure 8 (the other is a non-NFPA model) this model is ideal for working with a single or a double wrap of rope up to 1/2'' in diameter. The ''ears'' of this design help to eliminate the potential for ropes slipping up into a girth hitch and also make it easier to ''tie off'' when on rappel. product. The oval carabiner hole doubles as a belay plate for up to 1/2'' rope. Machined from 1/2'' thick, solid aluminum, heat-treated bar and then finished with a very tough, hard-anodized finish for extra durability.


  • Model #: NFPA128701 and NFPA128702
  • Material: High Quality Aluminum
  • Finish: Hard-coat anodized
  • Dimensions: 6” x 5.25” x 0.5”
  • Weight: 6.5 oz (184g)
  • Max. Rope size: Double to 1/2” (12.5mm)
  • 3 Sigma test: 32kN (7,194 lbf)


  • Mountain & Urban Rescue
  • Industrial-Work related
  • Tactical—Military & Law Enforcement
  • Fire Departments
  • Mountaineering & Caving

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