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T_Nix35


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hey guys and gals i was just wondering what all i could put on a rack? not looking to build one just want to learn some of the things so when i read an article it will actually make sense!!!


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The answer in picture form: http://www.rockclimbing.com/...0;page=unread#unread


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T_Nix35 wrote:
hey guys and gals i was just wondering what all i could put on a rack? not looking to build one just want to learn some of the things so when i read an article it will actually make sense!!!

Here's a good place to start.


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T_Nix35 wrote:
hey guys and gals i was just wondering what all i could put on a rack? not looking to build one just want to learn some of the things so when i read an article it will actually make sense!!!
Only your imagination is the limit!

If it has some kind of loop or hole where you can put a carabiner through it - you can put it on your rack!

Your dog, your inflatable sex doll, a case of beer, the kitchen sink - All are valid parts of a rack.

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Cams, and putty nutz. Note that tricams and hex's were superceded by cams. Wired chocks were superceded by putty nutz.


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zealotnoob wrote:
Cams, and putty nutz. Note that tricams and hex's were superceded by cams. Wired chocked were superceded by putty nutz.
Blasphemy!! Tricams will never be superceeded by anything....ever! Mad

I can think of 4 types of free-climbing racks in (modern) climbing....
1) wires + hexes = old school
2) wires + cams = new/boring school
3) micros/brassies + lowe-balls + tri-cams + big bros = cool school Cool
4) knots = scary/sandstone school


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Cams,
Nuts,
Ball nutz,
Tri cams,
hexes,
micro nuts,
big bros
Just some common things you'll find...


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Marylandclimber wrote:
Cams,
Nuts,
Ball nutz,
Tri cams,
hexes,
micro nuts,
big bros
Just some common things you'll find...
@OP: FYI, Ball Nutz = Lowe Balls Wink


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T_Nix35 wrote:
hey guys and gals i was just wondering what all i could put on a rack? not looking to build one just want to learn some of the things so when i read an article it will actually make sense!!!

And if you are really bad ass, you go with a monkey fist rack




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11lbs bowling ball




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Why pieces when you can put the whole person on your rack.....



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