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Cams for Watchtower faces 20-Apr-2016 At 8:50:19 AM Rawpowa!
On 20/04/2016 Drake wrote:
>Hey Rawpowa,
>Tricams are the bees-knees in some rock types like solution pockets in
>granite, and they work particularly well at araps. Tricams aren't the best
>in bluies sandstone though, as the soft rock and the single point of contact
>on the tricam spur don't mix well. I see that you're based in Sydney, so
>I think you'll get more value/mileage etc out of the X4s. I love tricams
>and I carried a lot of them all over the bluies before realizing that I
>hadn't placed one in years. X4's are great.

Yes I think I'll get more use out of the X4s, and I also don't know how to place tri cams so I probably want to stick to what I know :) I will probably end up getting some eventually but I think some hexs are next on the list.
But thanks for the replys Zarb and Gfcdonc, I'll try to keep a large cam for the belay.

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