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Buy and Sell Used Climbing Gear Please do not post retail SPAM.

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Large Selection Of Used Gear For Sale 16-Jun-2020 At 4:01:38 PM IdratherbeclimbingM9
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On 16-Jun-2020 PeterW wrote:
>On 16-Jun-2020 raemit wrote:
>>And the angles on the plastic chock are really weird. I've never tried
>>to use it but it would take a very specific crack for it to be useful!
>
>I actually tried using mine a time or two. Apart from the weird angles,
>the material is quite soft. So in something like Mt Buffalo granite, the
>crystals simply cut grooves in the plastic! Not really ideal!

I climbed at Buffalo with a bloke who had a couple on his rack. Apparently hed used one of them elsewhere and taken a fall onto it and had a terrible time retrieving it because it deformed slightly and effectively welded itself into the placement.
He kept them on his trad rack because he regarded them as lightweight retreat pieces if ever he needed to back off an adventure route!

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