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So I was hanging my one hang-on stand today and after I got everything in order, my Fall Guy safety strap jammed. Can't get it unstuck for the life of me. It's probably time to get a new safety system anyway. The vest still works but how long are you supposed to keep those? As long as they work or is there a "suggested" time out for them? I was thinking of keeping the vest (5 years old) and combining it with one of the safety straps I already have to go around the tree and then buying one of those climbing safety systems that let's you stay connected to the tree from the ground to stand. Thoughts?

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The Hunter's Safety System Life Line with the Prussick knot is the way to go. Like you said it let's you stay connected from ground to stand and back.

I think most manufacturer's recommend disposing of a fall restraint system if it's been used. As far as shelf life, I would think it would be fine to use until you experience a fall.

Email the manufacturer and see what they say.

Brian

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