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sp00ki


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How much will it hold?

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Marylandclimber


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That's one of the coolest placements iv'e ever seen. XD


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Some time you have to get creative on a climb and protect the best you can. Or risk a run out and a big fall.

I have used nested nuts useally one inverted and it work very well.

I dont see why this would not hold a fall or at least ease the mental crux. It would be cool to test the placemant and see how it holds.
Now which to clip in to the Hex or the cam. . .


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jeepnphreak wrote:
Now which to clip in to the Hex or the cam. . .

I hope that was a joke...

Josh


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1.27 metric tons of awesome!


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bandycoot wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Now which to clip in to the Hex or the cam. . .

I hope that was a joke...

Josh
Obviously the cam!

The metal on the hex is way too smooth to engage the cam, but on the other hand, the curvatures fit perfectly, so it might work?

qwert


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qwert wrote:
bandycoot wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Now which to clip in to the Hex or the cam. . .

I hope that was a joke...

Josh
Obviously the cam!

The metal on the hex is way too smooth to engage the cam, but on the other hand, the curvatures fit perfectly, so it might work?

qwert
my money's on...no, definitely not

I do wonder how much "squeeze" force the hex will withstand though.


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edge


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With a soft catch, it would hold 20 kN.


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edge wrote:
With a soft catch, it would hold 20 kN.

ah, almost got baited into that one


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and test this




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That will prolly hold body weight but not a real fall.


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qwert wrote:
bandycoot wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Now which to clip in to the Hex or the cam. . .

I hope that was a joke...

Josh
Obviously the cam!

The metal on the hex is way too smooth to engage the cam, but on the other hand, the curvatures fit perfectly, so it might work?

qwert
You got it right it is the cam.

The hex will never engage the cam. The lobes will just fold under fingertip pressure.


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