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Reviews by Jonjovac (4)

Element Keylock Quickdraw 5 pack Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Carabiners: Quickdraws

Makes Cleaning a breeze 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: Jonjovac, 2011-02-28

I don't know why but I have always had problems cleaning overhanging routes with the bolt getting stuck in the little cut out where the gate sits. The keylocks take care of that problem in a pinch.

-dog bone is a little stiff helps stay the draws

-the paint on the rope end has already worn off after 10 or so runs

Basic Chalk Bag Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Chalk Bags

Great chalk bag 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Jonjovac, 2009-10-16

Bought this as my first chalk bag and hasnt let me down since, deep enough to hold a good deal of chalk and to keep it in while leading.

Nice deep chalk bag
Fleece sides hold onto extra chalk

Attachment points can be a bit of a pain to get a biner onto.
Bag opening can be a bit floppy sometimes but never enough were it has become a problem, more of an annoyance.

Barracuda Average Rating = 4.83/5 Average Rating : 4.83/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Lace Up

Good Shoe weird sizing 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Jonjovac, 2009-10-16

I majorly undersized this shoe in an attempt to get a more aggressive shoe, and that was my big mistake. I normally wear a size 10 and i got a size 7! At first they were not too bad but after a little bit my toes would be destroyed. Its been almost 6 months now and they have finally stretched out to the point where they are really good shoes, but I still cannot wear them for extended periods of time.

Excellent edging due a beautifully designed toe box
Really like the lace up style keeps the shoe glued to my foot.

Can be a bit of an aggressive fit
Uncomfortable for long periods especially if you undersize them (duh!)

Coyote Lace-Up Climbing Shoe (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.35/5 Average Rating : 4.35/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Lace Up

Great First Shoe 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Jonjovac, 2009-10-16

Bought these a while back when I started climbing and all the reviews previous to this hit it right on the spot.
Really comfortable fit
Snug lace ups allow to dial in the shoe
Relativley cheap
Red dye on your feet for the first couple of weeks
Stretch up to a half size
Not very agressive

All in all a fantastic shoe, my mistake however was sizing them to be right at my street size so that after a little while they stretched and the toe box was not very powerful anymore. My advice size them a half to a whole size down to what you wear.