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Discussion: we just leashed all of ours

in: mikeminium; mikeminium > 2018-03-25

Mar 26, 2018 6:51 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
We had a rash of losses last year. Maybe I'm stingy; I'm surprised how cavalier people are about it. "Oh, it's somewhere between 2 and 3." The best was when a guy hoped we'd look for it for him, on one of the greenest legs of the year. "Um, no thanks." Anyways, hopefully this results in fewer "$40 please"s.
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Mar 26, 2018 10:00 PM # 
mintore:
After temporary losses of either my glasses, compass or SI during the past few years, I often put small pieces of flagging tape on both. Simultaneous failure of both the leash and finger elastic is pretty unlikely so leashing is a good thing. That said, I have had the leash catch on honeysuckle, flinging my SI into the woods. The tape makes it more visible in the leaves.
Mar 27, 2018 1:00 AM # 
GuyO:
Elastic leashes make for longer flings
Mar 27, 2018 3:23 AM # 
mikeminium:
We use leashes on all of our rental cards. The guy (not Guy) lost it anyway.
Mar 27, 2018 4:42 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
Haha, that's impressive!

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