Z-Rig Construction for Rescue [2024]

The 3:1 Z-Rig is one of the quintessential mechanical advantage system used by rescuers. This system when offset requires 1/3 of the rope than the 4:1 block and tackle system.It can be converted easily to a 6:1 compound by the addition of a single pulley and is a powerhouse due to its ability to be modified while loaded if progress capture is in place.

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The Art of Rescue – Introduction

The Art of Rescue. In the context of standby rescue, our compensation is not for the tasks we perform but for the wealth of knowledge we possess. Consequently, our knowledge must be comprehensive. True knowledge diverges significantly from mere comprehension.

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