^^Paul I agree that the diablo is a good thing. But other than the fact that you have just heard it reduces stress on the string do you have any idea of how? What I am not buying is that the friction of the diablo cuts down on the crushing effect in the gripper, but there are advantages.
When you're dead you don't know you're dead. It's the same way when you're stupid.
Balance - 31.0 cm, Weight - 358 g, SW - 346 Kgcm^2