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By Scott McMahon
From Boulder, CO
Oct 18, 2012
Bocan

Julius Beres wrote:
Maybe I am wrong.... but 90+% of stuck cams I have seen have not been perfectly placed cams that just happen to be out of reach like the demo on their website shows. Most cams that are stuck are overcammed and have other issues.


^^^ +1. Most cams I've had to struggle with are because they are overcammed with minimal left to pull on.

I can't remember if I ever had issues with a cam that was too deep, so that probably means 0-1 times.

Maybe IC if a cam walked into a deep parallel, but lot not for $117.


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By Daryl Allan
From Sierra Vista, AZ
Oct 18, 2012
Me and my Fetish I guess.. ;)

What happens if the extractor gets stuck?


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By sanz
From Raleigh, NC
Oct 18, 2012
One of my first trad leads, on Ooga Chocka at Crowder's Mountain.

Daryl Allan wrote:
What happens if the extractor gets stuck?


The cam extractor extractor is now available for only $750, made in the USA from aircraft grade titanium and commercial grade diamonds for durability and light weight.

Pays for itself in one weekend at the creek - in the first half of the morning, you'll rescue enough cam extractors to pay for your cam extractor extractor, gas and food, gym membership, car payment and mortgage.


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By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Oct 18, 2012
Stoked...

Ya I can't ever recall seeing a cam that was stuck because it was too deep here in the East... They are always overcammed.


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By GabeO
From Denver, CO
Oct 18, 2012

CaptainMo wrote:
Ya I can't ever recall seeing a cam that was stuck because it was too deep here in the East... They are always overcammed.


I can't recall the pitch, but somewhere in the first third of The Nose, there was a pitch where I saw somewhere between a half a dozen and a dozen cams that had been lost deep in the crack. It looked as if they were too small and had just been dropped in there. At least one or two of them were not even oriented to the crack, they were oriented the other way.

GO


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By Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 18, 2012
wham bam hand jam. Wrapping up the final moves of Twist of Fate, Oak Creek Canyon. <br /> <br />photo: Blake McCord

lets just call a spade a spade and a stick-clip a stick-clip. i am just wondering why they aren't stick clip lengths? why not make this unit extend to 12-18 feet?

also, what is the smallest cam it can accomodate? looks like the trigger hooks are wider than a finger crack. how would this thing do with anything other than a C4? like a C3 or an alien?


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By Keenan Waeschle
From Bozeman, MT
Oct 18, 2012
on top of the RNWF <br />June 2012

Darren Mabe wrote:
lets just call a spade a spade and a stick-clip a stick-clip. i am just wondering why they aren't stick clip lengths? why not make this unit extend to 12-18 feet? also, what is the smallest cam it can accomodate? looks like the trigger hooks are wider than a finger crack. how would this thing do with anything other than a C4? like a C3 or an alien?


it wouldn't, only works on cams down to half an inch.


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By Daryl Allan
From Sierra Vista, AZ
Oct 18, 2012
Me and my Fetish I guess.. ;)

But I don't see this as a total loss. They could apply the technology to other inventions. Say,.. an Elenor extractor?


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By Scott McMahon
From Boulder, CO
Oct 18, 2012
Bocan

Daryl Allan wrote:
But I don't see this as a total loss. They could apply the technology to other inventions. Say,.. an Elenor extractor?


SHHHHHH!!!! You know what happens when you say her name 3 times!!


Don't say it!
Don't say it!


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By jeff frame
From Vail,Co
Oct 23, 2012

the best trick that i use is to pre rigg the cam on black diamond c4 there are to small holes on each side of the trigger you can knot a wire and loop through other hole so you basically extend he trigger by pulling a long looped wire in stead. works awsome especially when pumped


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By jeff frame
From Vail,Co
Oct 23, 2012

but is it cam is over camed that a whole other issue, plus if rigged you have to be care to to over walk it in when removing


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By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Oct 23, 2012
Stoked...

I really have no clue what the dude above me is writing sorry... but I think the best suggestion I read on here was the integration into a stick clip so that you could place your first cam before you leave the deck in some situation.


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By jeff frame
From Vail,Co
Oct 23, 2012

sorry you didnt understand...this is what i was talking about

rigged cam
rigged cam


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