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Oct 21, 2012
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The UIAA warns against using Sharpies or similar markers to mark the middle of your rope but it looks like the jury is still out on it.

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Brian
From North Kingstown, RI
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Oct 21, 2012
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i did this to both my rope and never had s problem. hasn't slid or even shredded at all Jan Tarculas
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Oct 21, 2012
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Kevin Mokracek wrote:
SHARPEE and be done with it.


The problem is that you're never "done with it" after using a Sharpie. They need constant re-applications, IME.
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