Here's my hang up with the MARD system- the second you change your EPs because you have one, you have taken it from a back up device to a primary device.
Not necessarily, in all cases. Maybe it just slightly lowers the deck a jumper uses, down in the basement, between cutting away and just "getting more nylon out" - dumping a reserve into a main has its own perils, as we all know. So in that regard, it's really just about expanding available options a bit.
(This post was edited by Andy9o8 on Apr 4, 2012, 8:19 AM)