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belay Glasses
widewetandslippery
23/09/2010
12:33:10 PM
glazed liftshafts

pmonks
24/09/2010
8:21:10 AM
On 22/09/2010 ademmert wrote:
>Has anyone used these?

Yep - Ray had a pair and they're great in the gym! Not so good outdoors, since they provide a rather narrow field of view, which doesn't seem to work very well with traverses / dihedrals etc.

> and /or know's where to get them cheap?

Ray's cost 100 in Germany, but they may be cheaper elsewhere.
DR.
27/09/2010
1:52:19 PM
I have used these and I am helping to sell them as well. As for cheap... You get what you pay for. The glass is very high quality and therefore quite scratch resistant. Another tribute to their durability is a frame without any hinges. Their cost equals that of a rope or 1.7 visits to a chiropractor and will surely out last both by years if cared for. Don't believe the hype or lack there of. Try them on and you will see...
DR.
27/09/2010
2:00:35 PM
BTW... These are "the ultimate way to comfortably belay".
To climb well one must be able to visualize the impossible and make it possible. Step back from your pre-conceptions and just picture what if... What if you could belay without looking up??? You can!!! Check out the CU Belay Glasses and it will become very, very clear!

ajfclark
27/09/2010
2:05:50 PM
On 27/09/2010 DR. wrote:
> Their cost equals that of a rope or 1.7 visits to a chiropractor and will surely out last both by years if cared for.

I'm not sure you understand how much gear costs bought in country here.

My last osteo visit * 1.7 = $70 * 1.7 = ~$120
Last rope I bought = ~$300...

Which is it?

Eduardo Slabofvic
27/09/2010
2:21:07 PM
A cheaper way forward to avoid a sore neck would be to adopt the Kweenzland belay technique
kieranl
27/09/2010
2:59:36 PM
Chatted to Mr Lassman on the W/E about his belay glasses and he thinks they are great. It's initially disconcerting seeing him apparently staring fixedly at the base of the climb rather than up at the climber.
He also says that holds sometimes appear bigger through the glasses than they are in reality. Perhaps they need to carry the warning "Objects in lens may be smaller and further away than they appear". I'll leave people to get on with carving out the double entendres from that.
DR.
28/09/2010
4:27:06 AM
Certainly mine was a general statement. I guess ropes are cheaper here and a chiro visit is more. Either way these things will outlast a rope or a couple of sessions with your doctor of choice.
DR.
28/09/2010
4:29:24 AM
90 degrees rather. While looking straight ahead one sees straight up. These rock!
DR.
28/09/2010
4:33:50 AM
Hi Good Dr.

These glasses actually work with angle of climbing. I also have used them in the winter ice climbing and mixed climbing. More recently on multi pitch routes too. My belayer tucks the glasses into his shirt and they hang from his neck out of the way. I realize these are new and not many have had a chance to use these but they do work for any type of climbing.
DR.
28/09/2010
4:34:48 AM
You should certainly check these out. Sorry about you neck injury btw...

pmonks
28/09/2010
5:29:39 AM
On 27/09/2010 kieranl wrote:
>Chatted to Mr Lassman on the W/E about his belay glasses and he thinks
>they are great. It's initially disconcerting seeing him apparently staring
>fixedly at the base of the climb rather than up at the climber.

Actually In Ray's case he's staring fixedly at the bottom of the nubile, young thing on the climb next door, but as already mentioned that's one of the best things about these glasses - no one has any idea what you're looking at so you can perve unashamedly!
Samuel
28/09/2010
6:16:22 AM
Well they certainly look fashionable, and they might just help with spotting aerial speed checks to. I'm in.
Paul
28/09/2010
9:32:04 AM
So at what point does a discusion become advertising?

voodoo
28/09/2010
11:05:51 AM
On 28/09/2010 Paul wrote:
>So at what point does a discusion become advertising?

When it's initiated/perpetuated by the vendor.

gordoste
28/09/2010
11:55:11 AM
Yes, I can see that DR (David Roetzel) is in fact the owner of the power'n'play USA branch. Obviously he googles his own company to see who is mentioning his website on forums.

DR - please be aware that you are treading very close to the line by posting so much on this topic when you have never previously participated in this forum. I am not a mod but if you continue I would expect that your posts will be deleted as spam.
widewetandslippery
28/09/2010
12:11:13 PM
I've looked into these and am of the opinion: TOO EXPENSIVE. As the company rep is looking at this I feel free for some anti advertising. They are TOO EXPENSIVE. At half the price the company I work for would by close to ten pair untried. Current price we are not buying a set.

From what I've seen heard, great product, great innovation but TOO EXPENSIVE.
egosan
28/09/2010
12:22:26 PM
On 28/09/2010 DR. wrote:
>90 degrees rather. While looking straight ahead one sees straight up.
> These rock!

No, I think he crossed the line....
One Day Hero
28/09/2010
12:31:13 PM
I reckon you could bang up a set in an hour with an old pair of sunnies, some little mirrors, a coathanger and a tube of araldite...........fcuk prisms, how do prisms do a better job than mirrors?

Hey Wide........how the shit would these things help at all for rope access?
widewetandslippery
28/09/2010
12:31:29 PM
This is spam but I would like to think the odd new product (these aren't new but have been around in many reincarnations for years but anyway) that is innovative and possibly useful should be on show and if some one is plugging at least this bloke isn't hiding his plug. He said "I help sell these".

I'd actually like input from company reps about product as long as its info and they state who they are and are not actively selling. ie. CU belay glasses now on sale! hehehehehe...

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