The Python is a 5m length webbing sling designed specifically for river rescue applications.
The Python has a ring on one end and an open loop to receive karabiners on the other.It has a breaking strength in excess of 10kN.
There are now three versions available:
The benefit of the ring is that it can often replace the need for a karabiner which are a scarce resource on the river. An original Whetman Equipment product. Made in the UK.
The Python has a diverse number of uses.
The combination of Two Whetman Equipment Pythons and Two Whetman Equipment Ring Pull Prussiks can make a very simple to set up Pig Rig pully system or external mechanical advantage (MA) system.
Fast & simple to set up.
Rings replace pulleys & karabiners so does not exhaust limited supply of karabiners
Setting Up The Pig Rig
The first python is the anchor & wraps itself around a tree like a true constrictor; ideally a full strength tie off which presents the ring forward as a pully & leaves the other end available as the anchor to set up a Ring Pull Prussik to capture the progress of the haul.
The second Python threads through the rope grab Ring Pull Prussik and returns to thread through the anchor ring and then back to thread through its own ring near the rope grab to create the MA haul line.
Due to the current government guidelines, our showroom is currently closed to customers. To allow you to still purchase the products you need to enjoy the water, we are implementing a click, confirm, collect service.
We aim to keep most items listed on our website in stock, but occasionally we will run out or have a short delay in getting them to you, for this reason it is important that you await a phone call to confirm your order is ready for collection, before making your journey to us.
There will be a delivery option to Collect from our Exeter store - choose this and you will not be charged for delivery.
We will get your items ready and contact you to make a collection appointment. We will also notify you of any availability issues and offer alternative products if necessary.
Come to the front door of the shop, address below, with proof of your order, either a printed or digital copy of your order confirmation, or ID with your name and billing address matching the order.
For security reasons we can only hand over the goods to the person named on the original order.
We are unable to offer physical assistance with loading, however we can advise on collection of a correct and safe technique to secure your boat to your vehicle so you can leave with confidence.
If you have any queries or would like help with your purchase - please do not hesitate to contact us.