After A LOT of requests (and an guide mode update) we finally managed to get our hands on an Edelrid Mega Jul assisted breaking belay device...and on todays we going to take you through the in's and outs, the ups and downs and the round abouts that make this thing tick...get ready for some serious tech-ery and Matt's favourite catch phrase 'NEVER EVER EVER EVER LET GO OFF THE DEAD ROPE!' With winter closing in, it’s time to start thinking about your gym climbing equipment. This Video shows how to use EDELRID's 2013 presented belay devices Mega Jul and Micro Jul. This will stand out for those of you that are Mega Jul users. Find it at MEC here. The Edelrid Mega Jul is an innovative belay device. WORK SAFETY. So where does the Giga Jul fit into the range? Athletes. Avant l'utilisation du Mega Jul pour la première fois, je suggère fortement de lire attentivement le manuel d'instructions et de regarder les vidéos démonstratives de l'appareil. BRAND ROOM. Not surprisingly, the sweet spot for single ropes with the Giga Jul lays at the bottom end of the spectrum in the 8.5 to 9mm range. It’s most similar to the Edelrid Mega Jul ($34.95) and the Mammut Smart ($29.95), but adds the benefit of a much softer catch. SPORTS. Weight: 121 g The most versatile ever belay device. Categories: Gear, Hardware, Profiles. EDELRID – MICRO JUL & MEGA JUL (EN) from EDELRID on Vimeo. You get to choose whether you want the assisted braking mode on (as in the Mega Jul) or turn it off and have a regular tube device. One demerit to Edelrid for nearly doubling the weight from the Mega Jul (120g vs 65g, respectively). Thicker ropes seem to rub on the sidewalls of … PRODUCT INFORMATION. Contact. Fabric/Material: Stainless Steel, Weight: 2.3, Application: Multi-Pitch Routes, Sport Climbing, Belay Type: Manual Catch, Climbing Hardware Type: Belay & Rappel, Rope Capacity: 7.8 - 10.5 mm, KNOWLEDGE BASE. Despite a rocky start, Edelrid’s Mega Jul is now my belay device of choice for all alpine and multi-pitch rock climbing. This Video shows how to use EDELRID's 2013 presented belay devices Mega Jul and Micro Jul. Order-No. Belaying with it was fluid and did not hinder the climber at any point. The Edelrid Mega Jul is an innovative belay device. MORE DETAILS. $68.95. VIDEO. Edelrid MegaJul + HMS Bulletproof Screw FG 5063-644. TECHNICAL INFORMATION. I like the fact that it is light and can do multiple things. Advertisement. Edelrid. 5 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews for Edelrid MegaJul + HMS Bulletproof Screw FG. I used the mega jul as my primary device through the summer of 15 and spring of 2016. The most versatile belay and abseil device made of solid stainless steel for durability. Belay set containing Mega Jul belay device and HMS Bulletproof Screw FG carabiner. The size does come with a reason: due to the slide mechanism and how it operates the device is a tad bit longer as the slide effectively blocks out a portion of the device. 717640006630. Some downsides: For single and double ropes between 7.8mm and 10.5mm, the Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Kit Bulletproof Screw is versatile and safe to use, thanks to a spring loaded bar in the carabiner which prevents cross loading. That sums up my thoughts on the Mega Jul! For the advanced climber: get stoked for a device that can do everything a guide-style tubular device can, plus add on the safety of autoblocking while belaying a lead, a follower or two, and rappelling. An innovative bit of design means that the Mega Jul auto-locks when the climber falls, once locked you can lower them by releasing the rope a little with your thumb. You can use it just like a standard belay device and it is safe to use with ropes from 7.8mm - 10.5mm diameter. TECHNICAL INFORMATION. Training. The Edelrid Mega Jul is a pretty special bit of kit. SERVICE. 2017 Belay Device Review: Edelrid Mega Jul Sport Belay Device. Edelrid Mega Jul – Weight: 65 grams. Press to open modal with high resolution version of current image. In theory it's great, but I found too many compromises in real world use. Edelrid Mega Jul: 14.0: Grivel Master Pro: 14.0: DMM Pivot: 14.0: GrandWall Equipment Gimli: 14.5: BD ATC Guide: 15.0: Beal Air Force 3: 16.5 * measured midway along slot as shown in photo. Athletes. Tech specs. Play. BUY Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Device. Author: James Lucas Publish date: Feb 24, 2017. Features. The Edelrid Mega Jul is an award-winning assisted braking belay device. It is a light, small, durable, and multi-function device. Rappelling. GIGA JUL (0) EN DE US FR (0) GIGA JUL. Order-No. If you'd like to see it in action, you can see a demonstration from Edelrid in the video above. This is by far the best device in the Edelrid Jul family and a great option for an all around device. Its name is the Mega Jul. INSPECTION INSTRUCTION / SUMMARIES. PRODUCT INFORMATION. Weight: 62 g A compact, ultra-light belay and abseil … TECHNICAL INFORMATION. BRAKINGASSIST TUBERS. Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Device 5031-668. Quick view. The Jul 2 is slated as a single tubular belay device. INSPECTION INSTRUCTION / SUMMARIES. http://nextadventure.net Athletes. Details. The Edelrid Mega Jul is perhaps the most versatile belay device going around if you have the dedication to learn how to use it. Our many years of experience enable us to deliver tailor-made solutions with specialist material mixes. BRAKINGASSIST TUBERS. The Mega Jul works on ropes with a diameter between 7.8 and 10.5mm while the Micro Jul goes even smaller – working on ropes with a diameter between 6.9 and 8mm. Mega Jul used to belay a following second . Edelrid have released a new belay plate to the market. The assisted braking thumb loop (the colored, covered section) gives you more control when you're lowering or rappelling. MICRO JUL (0) EN DE US FR (0) MICRO JUL. As the only tube-style and passive (read: no moving parts) assisted-braking device in this review, the Mega Jul Sport relies purely on the geometry of the device and the angle of the rope to catch a fall. Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Device 5031-668. If you typically use a medium rope in the 9.4 to 9.6 range it's ok. Order-No. Play. COMPANY . With a specific geometry for sport climbing, the Edelrid Mega Jul Sport has been designed for slicker belaying - including with thicker ropes - than the original Mega Jul to make it better for smoother, faster rope handling, but still retains the high-braking performance SERVICE. In essence it is an auto locking tuber plate. Edelrid Jul 2, Mega Jul and Boa Eco Rope. The Edelrid Mega Jul Sport is the sport version of Edelrid's award-winning assisted braking belay device. When used properly and paired with an appropriate rope system, the Mega Jul offers good assisted braking capability in a lightweight package. MANUAL. Compare. The Edelrid Mega Jul and its “little brother” the Micro Jul are cut from the same mold but serve two different ranges of ropes. For general cragging or gym use with medium to fat ropes I highly recommend the Jul 2 over the mega jul. BRAND ROOM. Check it out: https://goo.gl/JzkPcy. BRAND ROOM. Giving out a lot of slack felt smooth and instinctual. Press to open modal with high resolution version of current image. WEIGHT: 65 g: Show more . SPORTS. It is also very large in size compared to the Mega Jul. COMPANY . EDELRID's high-quality materials and manufacturing processes also serve a wider range of applications as pull cables in drive mechanisms, such as automatic doors and high-speed doors. COMPANY . However, the Mega Jul is certainly not the perfect all-around belay device, which is why I continue to use other belay devices for certain situations. MEGA JUL BELAY KIT BULLETPROOF SCREW (0) EN DE US FR (0) MEGA JUL BELAY KIT BULLETPROOF SCREW. Points: 36 In the past, I overlooked the Mega Jul as just some skinny funky tuber, until reading about it in another thread (The Deadly ATC). Edelrid Mega Jul - - gris/vert descendeur escalade in Belay & Rappel Equipment. KNOWLEDGE BASE. Next Adventure Staffer Reuben Schafir talks about the Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Device. How it works. Quantity: Free shipping on orders over $50 Free store pickup available at some stores: inside or at the storefront Rocksolid Guarantee Shop with confidence. Choose Options. The stainless steel core means it will last for years without wear and it’ll reduce heat build-up on long belay sessions. EDELRID FAMILY. EDELRID FAMILY. Using the Edelrid MegaJul belaying leaders, abseiling and in guide mode belaying a second I originally got an Edelrid Mega Jul for use alpine climbing. Contact. It takes ropes between 7.8 and 10.5 mm and has a smaller brother called the Micro Jul. Want fresh gripped content delivered to your inbox? VIDEO. WORK SAFETY. PRODUCT INFORMATION. The Giga Jul … Reviewer Drew Thayer testing out the Mega Jul, and working on his belayer’s neck. SERVICE. SPORTS. The Mega Jul Sport is a simple, light, and effective belay device. EDELRID - MICRO JUL & MEGA JUL (EN) from EDELRID. The Edelrid Giga Jul belay device, MSRP: $50 Edelrid’s new Giga Jul looks deceptively like your standard two-tube device. Qualified orders eligible for FREE S&H and FREE RETURNS. My Final Opinion of Mega Jul Sport. Training. $459.95. MANUAL. Additional Uses. WORK SAFETY. MANUAL. When used properly and paired with an appropriate rope system, the Mega Jul offers good assisted braking capability in a lightweight package. Mise en garde. KNOWLEDGE BASE. This device is super light and can accommodate two ropes and is multi-pitch enabled. Edelrid Vertic Triple Lock. Edelrid. At only $35, the Jul 2 is a top choice for anyone climbing indoors this season. The Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Kit Bulletproof Screw consists of the Mega Jul and the HMS Bulletproof Screw for the ultimate belay performance in a lightweight package. Contact. Training. I wear out an ATC about every year, so this could be a very nice feature. Watch a video review. BRAKINGASSIST TUBERS. Use the versatile Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Device for belaying lead climbers, belaying a second or third follower from the anchor, lowering top-rope climbers from the anchor, rappelling, or abseiling. What we like: We felt like this was the closest feel to an ATC and it looks it too. 737420006630. SPORTS. The multi-functional aspect of the device is very attractive let alone the price. Edelrid Mega Jul: 65 g. Petzl Reverso 4: 79 g. Black Diamond ATC Guide: 88 g. Petzl GriGri 2: 170 g *Being steel, I expect this device to last much longer than its aluminum cousins. The Jul 2 is a single rope assisted braking device, the Mega Jul takes two ropes and has a sport climbing version as well, and the Micro Jul is the incredibly lightweight version of this for use with Edelrid's super-thin alpine ropes. Performance. Although the Mega Jul works fine belaying and … SPORTS. Measuring the rope gap. TEST : Mega Jul d’Edelrid. Edelrid MegaJul + HMS Bulletproof Screw FG 5063-644. INSPECTION INSTRUCTION / SUMMARIES. Only when a climber has mastered belaying are they ready to test out the features of the Edelrid Micro/Mega Jul. However, the Mega Jul is certainly not the perfect all-around belay device, which is why I continue to use other belay devices for certain situations. Edelrid Mega Jul Belay Kit with HMS Bulletproof Screw . 8 years ago. SPORTS. EDELRID FAMILY. The new kid on the block. 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