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korntera


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If you have no budget and have the experience that you say... Then get some rock empires, yeah they arn't as fancy and cool and light as C4's or Max cams but they are $30 and they are safe.


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Camalots and Aliens, end of story.


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camalots are surely the most favorite...half of my cams are...

rest are DMM...a good cheap workhorse...i've never placed an alien before...i'm still wanting to get a yellow prehaps to see if i like 'em, but i currently don't have much of a need for them..


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I have the old forged friends 1 1/2-4 WC flex friends 2,3,4 metolius tcus0&4
trango flex cams 5,6,7,7 and my all time favorite red alien forgto to mention ive been climbing on the old friends for 9 years.


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Favorite cam?

#2 Camalot, hands down...(no pun intended)

I mean come on the thing is gold!


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Favorite single cam: yellow Metolious TCU.

I also have an thing for my #3 Camalot.


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My favourite cams are the WC Tech friends, there just so pretty, light and smooth.It would have been perfect if they had doubled dyneema slings.

-LT


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My WC Zeros. I just got the largest 3 sizes that are rated for a fall. I love placing them though. I also love my beastie number 6, but I usually don't place it though.


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Ok, ill answer the original question - but i cant narrow it down to one cam. I really like my grey alien, purple alien, blue alien, red camalot... ok i love my whole rack.


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I love my wild country zeros.


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ive got a real small budget so at the moment i have one cam, and that is a size 1.5 wc forged freind. i love it, i have founf some awsome placements for it at the crag i climb the most.

as with any gear though unless you place it proper it aint going to work regardless, with forged freinds you just have to think about your placements a little more than normal if you had flexifreinds


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green alien...it's always the green alien...


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Rock Empire all the way. They have the extendable sling (robots do at least) and they have an unbeatable price. Plus, I really like the metolius style double stem, that has a one finger trigger.


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My first set of cams were Rock Empire Robot, #1 through #5. They're not as expensive as other cams and will get you going. They aren't the best cam when it comes to expansion range, but they are safe. You've got to love the extendable sling, too.

Nothing beats my #6 Wild Country Zero though. I really need to pick up some of the smaller sizes. I love that little guy.


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my other favourite cams (even though i have none) are the massive damn near bomb proof BD camalots im not sure what size but the biggest ones, the only bad thing is the lack of large enough cracks for placements


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#1 (Red) Camalot.


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C4's and Aliens from Blue to Yellow. All are equally happiness inducing.

Hybrid Aliens and BallNutz also make me smile when they are needed.


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MY FAVE IS THE BLUE or BROWN tri-cam, cheers to C.A.M.P.!!! Or any tri-cam for that matter oh and metolious super cams are gangster.


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Is "gangster" a good quality to have in a cam?


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Yellow #2 Metolious super cam, i call her ole' yeller


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Camalots and Aliens, end of story.

No need to repeat it, but here I go anyway.

In reply to:
Camalots and Aliens, end of story.

C4s

Note: I have heard varying things agout the Metolius Supercams, I have no information one way or the other via personal experience.


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I guess I have four favorite cams in two favorite sizes, really.

Green Alien / Blue TCU
Yellow Alien / Yellow TCU


iamcolinslack


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blue tcu


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I like Camalots the best. Aliens are best for smaller sizes

Tech friends, metolius FCU's, and forged friends are good too

I like the trango cams, but i've only held them, never placed em

I think it's better to spend the money and get good gear the first time around, even if you can't buy it as fast as you want, than buy some cheap cams that aren't that great and then buy some good cams that you wanted in the first place.


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The latest purchase. Woe is the life of a gear whore, always looking for that next hit.

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