Epic Clip Works Great
Review by: kdwight, 2011-02-13
This handy little gadget works great... if... you improve the design. I took a standard 8' painters pole, added a crutch foot for traction as a walking stick, a bike grip for comfort near the top with hiking, I shaved the top of the threads of the roller attachment to fit the tapered nature of the Epic. I drilled an 1/8" hole in the back of the clip and through the paint pole. Added a flush head aluminum pin (like one out of an old external frame backpack) with a cotter ring on the back. These few mods and some practice make this clip fantastic for clipping, and YES, with practice, unclipping biners. Call me BASF. I don't make the Stick Clip, I make it better. Try it. I've only broken one tip in 12 years. I dropped the pole on approach and it broke my Epic. Replacement still kicking hard! Don't be mislead by poor reviews. This thing is worth the $$ and time. Epic idea and device. Thanks Epic, you make a well engineered plastic thingy.