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josiahdood


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Metolius Master offsets vs. Alien offsets
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I'm curious if anyone has actually used the new Metolius offset master cams on a wall yet and compared them to the offset Aliens. I know that the Aliens certainly have quite a reputation for being amazing cams, but the Metolius ones seem pretty legit. Anyone have 'em?


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josiahdood wrote:
I'm curious if anyone has actually used the new Metolius offset master cams on a wall yet and compared them to the offset Aliens. I know that the Aliens certainly have quite a reputation for being amazing cams, but the Metolius ones seem pretty legit. Anyone have 'em?

I own two sets of Alien Hybrids and have owned all three generations of Metolius Offsets. I'm completely good with the Metolius Offsets.


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healyje wrote:
josiahdood wrote:
I'm curious if anyone has actually used the new Metolius offset master cams on a wall yet and compared them to the offset Aliens. I know that the Aliens certainly have quite a reputation for being amazing cams, but the Metolius ones seem pretty legit. Anyone have 'em?

I own two sets of Alien Hybrids and have owned all three generations of Metolius Offsets. I'm completely good with the Metolius Offsets.
So do the Metolius Offsets perform as well as the Aliens? I think you're the fist person i've heard of who owns them.


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  I have a few walls in with the Met offsets. I too found them usable. I cannot compare them to aliens as I have never owned a set. Sorry.

I have tipped out and flared placement (much less than bomber) mileage on them and I am still willing to tell you that I am keeping them on my rack.

Bob


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scottydo wrote:
So do the Metolius Offsets perform as well as the Aliens? I think you're the fist person i've heard of who owns them.

They are comparable in most respects, but not identical. The Hybrids are softer aluminum and stems than the Offsets so they grip and layout differently; that's a both plus and minus for both of them depending on the circumstances - but such circumstances where the differences stand stand out more than the similarities are fairly rare.


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Good information - thanks. Maybe I'll just end up getting a set of each - Metolius for the obvious bomber flares/scars and Aliens for the trickier business.


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thanks!


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