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Velocity Cool Rope

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Velocity Cool

Buy Velocity Cool

11mm x 120'
VY12
11mm x 150'
VY15
11mm x 200'
VY20
11mm x 600' Reel**
VY60
By the Foot
VYB

**Reels of rope are charged a flat shipping fee in the continental US. Spools of rope up to 9/16" ship for $25 in areas covered by our free shipping offer. Spools of rope 5/8” and larger ship for $50 in these areas. Regular shipping rates apply in other areas.

Buy Velocity Cool Spliced

Velocity Cool with Hand-Spliced Tight-Eye

120'
VY12ST
150'
VY15ST
200'
VY20ST

Velocity Cool with Hand-Spliced 5" Eye

120'
VY12S5
150'
VY15S5
200'
VY20S5

Velocity Cool with Viking-Spliced Tight-Eye

120'
VY12VT
150'
VY15VT
200'
VY20VT

Velocity Cool with Viking-Spliced 5" Eye

120'
VY12V5
150'
VY15V5
200'
VY20V5

11mm (7/16”) • 24-strand • 6,000 lb ABS • 2.2% elongation at 10% ABS • 5.6 lb per 100' • spliceable

Samson's Velocity is one of the lightest climbing line we sell. This 7/16" premium arborist line was developed by Samson specifically for tree care professionals who need quick and easy access to the tops of trees without being weighed down. Velocity has a unique construction, being a 24 strand spliceable double braid. It maintains a spliced strength of 6,000 lb. Right out of the bag this rope has a broken in feel, is very flexible and runs well through hardware. This is the best climbing line for the weight-conscious arborist. Available in “Cool” (Green/Blue/White) or “Hot” (Orange/Red/White.)

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Customer Reviews

Rated: Excellent Review by: Ryan (owner/manager)

“I originally purchased some ArborMaster Hawkeye to work with my Petzl Zig Zag; however, even though the Petzl states that it'll run that size rope... it doesn't. I wrote WesSpur and NGD recommended I try this rope out. I couldn't be more pleased. I have run this on a number of North Carolina Pines and this rope runs SMOOTHLY through the Petzl. I highly recommend this rope for any mechanical device. This will now be my go-to rope for all future climbing! Thanks WesSpur for both the recommendation and the fast product delivery!”

Additional Features

  • Lightest line
  • Firm
  • Good for footlocking
  • Good knot holding
  • Works with hardware for 11mm ropes
  • Spliceable
Manufacturer : Samson
Made in : USA
Diameter : 7/16” / 11 mm
Average Strength : 6,000 lb / 2,700 kg
Construction : Double-braid
Material : Polyester / Nylon
Wt. per 100’/100m : 5.6 lb / 8.3 kg
Elastic Elongation : 2.2% at 10% ABS
Hand Spliceable : Yes
Sewn Spliceable : Yes

Safety & Technical Information

Samson Velocity Cool Splicing Instructions

Free Velocity Cool Rope splicing instructions from Samson's web site: Download splicing instructions

ANSI Z133-2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released the ANSI Z133 safety requirements which apply to arboriculutral operations.

Arborist climbing lines are required to have a minimum breaking strength of 5,400 lb (24 kN) when new, and should be no smaller than 1/2” (12.7mm) unless the employee has been trained in the use of smaller line (down to 7/16” / 11mm), and the line's working elongation should not exceed 7% at 540 lb load.

Samson Velocity Cool meets ANSI Z133-2012 standards, so long as the user has been trained in the use of smaller diameter lines.

The full ANSI Z133 safety requirements are available on our tree care standards page.

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