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WANTED: No 4 HB Nut 12-Mar-2010 At 4:46:27 PM Phil Box
On 12/03/2010 dmnz wrote:
>On 6/03/2010 Phil Box wrote:
>>On 6/03/2010 another dave wrote:
>>>On 6/03/2010 IdratherbeclimbingM9 wrote:
>>>>I am looking to complete my second set (seriously),
>>>Two sets of tri cams wow.
>>>Can't imagine using 2 no 7's on a route
>>>Thanks Stugang
>>>If you ever get bored with your current job, you would so make a good
>>>gear fairy.
>>I've retired my tricams and have converted to the wired tricams. Soooo
>>much more stable.
>I've tried taping mine to fix that issue and in the small sizes seems
>to help.
>BUT are these the viamont combi tri cams you are talking about?

Nope, I'm talking about the wired Tricams. I don't like the idea of the Combi Wired Tricams. The plain wired Tricams seem to work in ridiculous placements that nothing ever imaginable would fit. As long as you have some sort of a nubbin for the stinger to fit behind (and that could be a microscopically small nubbin) It will usually hold. The stiff wires seem to hold the placement like it was sprung loaded similar to a cam. I would almost call these pieces semi active.

Try them out on huge flaring placements to see what I mean. They are bizare how they will hold. You think to yourself, no way should that be holding and yet there it is doing its job like you never thought it would or could. The sharpness of the stinger seems to help it bite into the rock. The rocker transfers the load to that side and directs forces into the stinger as well. Hard to explain what is going on and only a really good play will see you really coming to some sort of understanding of this remarkable device.

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