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Bolt Drop Test

 
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The suspect bolt placement. A flake that is clearl...
The suspect bolt placement. A flake that is clearl...
The suspect bolt.
The suspect bolt.
The suspect bolt.
The suspect bolt.
The drop test dummy. Weighed in at 200 pounds on a...
The drop test dummy. Weighed in at 200 pounds on a...
A "cheap" wedge bolt from Lowe's and an ...
A "cheap" wedge bolt from Lowe's and an ...
"On belay"
"On belay"
Looking up at the drop test block in position at t...
Looking up at the drop test block in position at t...
The drop test block in position. It was set up to ...
The drop test block in position. It was set up to ...
And the result: The flake held and the test block ...
And the result: The flake held and the test block ...
The bolt, hanger and biner on the test block got k...
The bolt, hanger and biner on the test block got k...
The gate on the carabiner popped outside the biner...
The gate on the carabiner popped outside the biner...
The "cheap" bolt from Lowe's didn't fail...
The "cheap" bolt from Lowe's didn't fail...