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New product from Sonoran Climbing Gear... Stop losing cams, retrieve lost cams and extend your reach! The Cam-Extractor is made out of aircraft grade aluminum, stainless steel tubing and high carbon piano wire. It comes in two different lengths, 30" and 18" and is proudly made in the USA. Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com or find us on Facebook.


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Friend of a Friend?


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**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"


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SCG wrote:
New product from Sonoran Climbing Gear... Stop losing cams, retrieve lost cams and extend your reach! The Cam-Extractor is made out of aircraft grade aluminum, stainless steel tubing and high carbon piano wire. It comes in two different lengths, 30" and 18" and is proudly made in the USA. Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com or find us on Facebook.


No one, NO ONE, will want to carry one of those things while climbing.

If it was 12" you might sell a few.

Good luck.


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I wouldn't carry one climbing, but it might be pretty awesome to visit some popular routes where cams are frequently lost deep into cracks (Epinephrine maybe?) and use one to booty some lost cams.


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acorneau wrote:
SCG wrote:
New product from Sonoran Climbing Gear...


No one, NO ONE, will want to carry one of those things while climbing.

If it was 12" you might sell a few.

Good luck.
Maybe a new product, but hardly a new idea. Someone was making something similar 20 years ago, called a Friend of a Friend. It didn't catch on then, either, and that one was only about 8" long. The only people who bought them were the ones that couldn't figure out how to knit together a couple of wire stoppers and hook the loops over the trigger.....


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SCG wrote:
Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com....
$110 ????!!!!!!????? WTF!!!!!
SlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySly


LostinMaine


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Matthew0718 wrote:
**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"

paradime? Nah. Differing lengths seem like a mute point to me.


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marc801 wrote:
SCG wrote:
Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com....
$110 ????!!!!!!????? WTF!!!!!
SlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySly

+1
Cheaper to buy a new cam.


edge


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Matthew0718 wrote:
**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"

Actually you only need the shorter version. You can then use it for deep reaches by looping wired stoppers over the retractor triggers...

Oh wait.


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edge wrote:
Actually you only need the shorter version. You can then use it for deep reaches by looping wired stoppers over the retractor triggers...

Oh wait.

Those should link together, right? Buy three and hold one in the other in the other! Buy more! The possibilities are infinite!


shockabuku


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LostinMaine wrote:
Matthew0718 wrote:
**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"

paradime? Nah. Differing lengths seem like a mute point to me.

Differing lengths don't talk, huh?


shockabuku


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rocknice2 wrote:
marc801 wrote:
SCG wrote:
Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com....
$110 ????!!!!!!????? WTF!!!!!
SlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySly

+1
Cheaper to buy a new cam.

Only the first time.


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LostinMaine wrote:
Matthew0718 wrote:
**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"

paradime? Nah. Differing lengths seem like a mute point to me.

...Moot...


LostinMaine


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epoch wrote:
LostinMaine wrote:
Matthew0718 wrote:
**Idea making paradime** "I got it! lets make it longer!"

paradime? Nah. Differing lengths seem like a mute point to me.

...Moot...

clearly the "paradime" vs paradigm aspect of that was missed. So much for internet jokes...


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shockabuku wrote:
rocknice2 wrote:
marc801 wrote:
SCG wrote:
Check out our website sonoranclimbinggear.com....
$110 ????!!!!!!????? WTF!!!!!
SlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySlySly

+1
Cheaper to buy a new cam.

Only the first time.

How regularly times are people losing cams in cracks? Crazy I can't say it has ever happened to me but if it is happening regularly to some people please let me know where, I could do with a few more cams! Cool


Marylandclimber


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There's a big cam way way stuck and over cammed in the gunks on the route 69...


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My experience is that the overwhelming majority of stuck cams are from overcamming, and that being beyond easy reach sometimes complicates the problem. The Extractor may be of minor benefit but does not directly address the prime problem.

On a side note; there have been a few occasions when I wanted to place a cam that was far out of reach while I was standing on the ground. Kind of like stick clipping a bolt. I presume the Extractor could be modified with an extension for that function. Considering how often I would need the gadget I doubt that I would buy one, but it is a nice project for gear heads.


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the extended version would be called 'the cheater'


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