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Reviews by stickit (4)


Cobra Shoe (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.46/5 Average Rating : 4.46/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Slippers

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: stickit, 2003-08-03


Great shoe. Our winters are very long here, so I picked up a pair of Cobras for the gym. I was climbing on an older pair of Huecos outside and one day I used the Cobras; never looked back. An extremely performance oriented shoe. Good for friction, edging, and pockets. Mind you, in order to assure future fit, I got them 2 sizes smaller (read they hurt like hell for a month) but they maintain their form now. I've even crack climbed with them (not recommended).


Scallop Nuts (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50/5

In: Gear: Archive

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: stickit, 2003-08-03


I dunno if Omega bought out Smiley's or what; these nuts are pretty much the same as the original Smiley's except for the scallpos. I found that their "sideways" placements were more splid than Smiley's. I used these to double and triple up my nut rack. I really like their placement and the colour coding is quite helpfull.


Camalots (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.49/5 Average Rating : 4.49/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Protection: Active

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: stickit, 2003-08-03


OMG, no kidding these are some quality cams. I've just picked up the 3.5 and it just feels so good to place! Because of the double axle system I had a bit of difficulty in determining the exact size of the cam for placements, but I got over that pretty damned fast. I love, no kidding, love this cam! Super easy draw weight for pumpy routes and fast placements.


Technical Friends Camming Devices Average Rating = 4.57/5 Average Rating : 4.57/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Protection: Active

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: stickit, 2003-08-03


I love my 3.5 Tech Friend. I have been using Forged Friends for some time; the flexible stem of the Tech Friend is really much more usefull for horizontal cracks and stranger placements. The draw weight is a little more than say Camalots, but the price is definitely right.