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WARNING: 169 kg breaking strength lower offs.

tnd
20/06/2012
9:24:20 PM
On 20/06/2012 nmonteith wrote:
>On 20/06/2012 Sonic wrote:
>>Yeah I could swear the one on PYU was fine - I've been on that thing
>a
>>million times. In any case, Ill be there on Saturday so ill stick a beefy
>>biner on it seeming I liked that snap and go as it made cleaning my Thommo's
>>warm-up nice and quick!
>>
>>You know, if you're gonna disable it, why not donate a biner yourself?
>>Or is that too big a request?
>
>In the last week I've rebolted two routes with my own money. My own cash
>isn't an infinite supply to pay for the rest of the climbing communitys
>problems. You can still lower off the mallion, it's just a bit awkward
>as the mallion gets cross loaded. The whole anchor should be replaced really.
>It's a mix of shit old chains and expansions.

Get WWS down there to sort out his sh1t I say ;-)

bundybear
20/06/2012
9:39:41 PM
On 20/06/2012 benjenga wrote:
>See on Saturday Gav. I am bringing my cordless grinder to replace the tickled
>pink anchour if you want to use it then all sweet.

I rebolted Wanker in a Whirlwind (left side of Vandaholics wall) a few weeks ago. I could only get one of the old carrots out, so if you get bored with your cordless grinder there a few more old bolts to remove on this climb. Thanks...

benjenga
20/06/2012
10:02:34 PM
On 20/06/2012 bundybear wrote:
>On 20/06/2012 benjenga wrote:
>>See on Saturday Gav. I am bringing my cordless grinder to replace the
>tickled
>>pink anchour if you want to use it then all sweet.
>
>I rebolted Wanker in a Whirlwind (left side of Vandaholics wall) a few
>weeks ago. I could only get one of the old carrots out, so if you get
>bored with your cordless grinder there a few more old bolts to remove on
>this climb. Thanks...

I thought you were coming down on sat? You really got to buy a grinder.

nmonteith
20/06/2012
10:28:24 PM
Can we keep to the topic please - id like this to be viewed by as many people as possible so we can remove every one of these death clip-and-goes.

benjenga
21/06/2012
6:48:08 AM
No worries then to keep this on topic then there is a single bad lower off mixed in with all the other odd anchours at the top of sloth at Thompsons point.

Nmonteith
21/06/2012
7:36:19 AM
On 21/06/2012 benjenga wrote:
>No worries then to keep this on topic then there is a single bad lower
>off mixed in with all the other odd anchours at the top of sloth at Thompsons
>point.

Read my first post from yesterday Ben! The Sloth one was removed yesterday.

Sonic
21/06/2012
12:44:49 PM
I know you do alot of good rebolting work Niel. I just think it sets a good example if your gonna remove this dodgy stuff to replace it rather than just lump it on us locals to fix later. That biner has been there for ages. You could have left it, posted that it was there on here, then one of us would go replace it, not just rip the gate off. Idiots will still try to wonder why its there and use it somehow.......

Just an idea for later, Any way back on topic - Ill happily borrow the grinder Ben! See you on Sat!

BundyBear
21/06/2012
12:54:43 PM
On 20/06/2012 benjenga wrote:

>I thought you were coming down on sat? You really got to buy a grinder.

I might be down on Sat arvo, but all day Sunday. But back on topic (well sort of) - how many bolts can you chop with a single battery? Can I just get an el cheapo one ??

nmonteith
21/06/2012
1:11:41 PM
On 21/06/2012 Sonic wrote:
>I know you do alot of good rebolting work Niel. I just think it sets a
>good example if your gonna remove this dodgy stuff to replace it rather
>than just lump it on us locals to fix later. That biner has been there
>for ages. You could have left it, posted that it was there on here, then
>one of us would go replace it, not just rip the gate off.

THESE BINERS ARE POTENTIALLY DEATH! I was not about to leave it there for others to use and die whilst hoping a local would fix it up. According to you its been there for years and no-one has noticed. It doesn't seem the locals are doing a very good job of watching out for these even though it has been well publicized. These have broken at 169kg. Read that figure again.1-6-9 kg.

I did pull out one of my own biners to leave on it - but then removed it as I expected it would just get stolen by idiots anyway and I don't like the idea of single item lower offs anyway. By disabling the death clip-and-go there is no chance someone will use it. You can still THREAD the mallions and lower-off, just like 90% of routes out there.

>Idiots will still
>try to wonder why its there and use it somehow.......

If they are stupid enough to lower off a biner with no gate then they deserve to die.

nmonteith
21/06/2012
1:13:11 PM
On 21/06/2012 BundyBear wrote:
>I might be down on Sat arvo, but all day Sunday. But back on topic (well
>sort of) - how many bolts can you chop with a single battery? Can I just
>get an el cheapo one ??

Mike's one (kind of elcheapo) struggles to even cut ONE bolt without overheating and requiring resting for 20 minutes.

Hawkman
21/06/2012
1:15:50 PM
Id be happy to chip in some of the stainless steel wire gate biners with captive bars to be used at Nowra for clip and go anchors.

benjenga
21/06/2012
1:24:31 PM
I have never used mine just to chop old bolts alone so I don't know how many it will get. Try and see if you can get a grinder skins that works with your drill battery's (I have forgot which drill you have)
My grinder skin was only like $100.

Thanx for removing that death clip on sloth neil, I must have missed your note.

tnd
21/06/2012
2:55:56 PM
On 20/06/2012 bundybear wrote:
>I could only get one of the old carrots out

Hammer + chisel + Stilson (pipe) wrench

Four chisel cuts in bolt shaft, flush with rock and 90 deg from each other

Sharp twist on head with Stilson, shears off every time.

nmonteith
21/06/2012
3:00:51 PM
On 21/06/2012 benjenga wrote:
>Thanx for removing that death clip on sloth neil, I must have missed your
>note.

Bundy removed that one!

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