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Description:

5/16" nylon rope or 7.5 mm kermantle.
-200'
-may shrink 25' or more
-distance knots 25'

1

Distance & directional knots ?

25' distance. Directional 18" before distance except 1st distance

2

Search rope: officer must decide if members will conduct searches off the rope (out of contact with rope) factors in this decision include? 5 mentioned

CHEVS: configuration, heat/smoke, experience of members, voice contact, size of area

3

Last knot?

7 knots last at 175'

4

What hand in contact with rope?

Right going in. & out

5

How far off ground ?

1' to 2' held taut

6

Carried?

In one hand or over shoulder

7

Under most conditions - search team should be limited to?

3 members. Remaining members at tie off point.

8

Directional not will always be closer to tie off point OR exit?

True

9

May be short by __' due to shrinkage, distance & directional knots?

25'