Black Diamond "PosiWire" Quick-Draw Sets. (6 Pack)
Top: Straight gate Positron. (Anodised Ink Blue)
Bottom: HotWire Wire gate. (Anodised Ink Blue)
Dogbone: 12cm long and 14mm wide. NB SIX quick-draws
AWESOME value IMO. $19.16 per draw... $117.00
Chockstone Forum - General Discussion
General Climbing Discussion
|Bolting in the Warrumbungles
||Monday, 16 May 2011 At 3:00:51 PM
|On 16/05/2011 Andrew_M wrote:
>...The argument as I understand it is that the bolts
>are for rap retreats from Leiben and Cornerstone Rib....
If someone needs to retreat from these naturally protected adventure routes then they can leave gear in place.
>How long the bolts remain will be interesting...someone who I told turned
>instantaneously purple, started spluttering and immediately started looking
>for a crowbar.
A crowbar isn't necessary.
To remove stainless carrots, use a 12 inch plumber's (Stillson) wrench with a tube extension and turn anti-clockwise. You'll break the glue bond quite easily and you can then unscrew.
To remove recessed ring bolts, use a hammer and chisel to carefully chip away enough of the surrounding rock (not much required) to allow the ring to rotate. Now use a bar through the hole, or the wrench mentioned above, to rotate and extract the bolt.
To remove U-bolts, cut through the steel at the top of the U with a hacksaw. Now turn each shaft with the wrench to break the glue bond and twist out.
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