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May 17, 2006, 4:39 PM
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Cam hook sizes?
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I will soon be purchasing cam hooks and I'm wondering which size cam hooks are used most frequently on your rack? (Wide, Narrow, Micro, Fragile Flake)

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-Pete


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ya know...coming fromm a guy who has too many damn cam hooks...I'd go with one wide and two narrow leapers.

I have the Micro one (never used) and super wide one (rarely used) and two angle scar shaped pika ones (sometimes used). All those damn cam hooks and soon it's like you have more cam hooks then regular hooks.

keep it simple, keep it light. 2 narrow for leapfrogging, one wide for those big pin scars.


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I have the micro for the small bit of clean aid that I do. It is one of those pieces that can be used to get a good placement where nothing else will go, and its actually alot more solid than you would expect. Just remember not to place it in a roof crack, it will bend open.


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1. Get leeper, not Pika. Ive used both and sadly own Pika. Leeper's are much more confidence inspiring.

2. Narrow (not the widest, not the smallest) will get the most use and its great to leave one on each daisy. Micro - too scary for me and havent encountered that as a must do placement.


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Thanks all for the info. No takers for the fragile flake? :wink:

-Pete


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