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blakegt


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So I know someone that goes to the czech republic frequently and he offered to pick me up a set of nuts while he was there. They are $40-50 for the whole set. I've seen alot of threads on here about czech cams but never one about nuts. Has anyone ever tried these? Are they worth it?


summerprophet


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Nuts is nuts is nuts.

As long as they are not some incredibly oddball shape they are going to be fine. You are looking for a general wedge shape or curved wedge shape.

Only difference between high end and what you are bringing back from Czech are going to be a little more (hardly noticable) amount of weight and the quality control (not much of an issue with a single swage).

The really cheap stuff to bring back would be Saltic climbing shoes. They rock, and are going to be damn cheap over there.


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Correct me if I'm wrong, and forgive me for not hyper-linking it but, http://www.rockclimbing.com/gear/Detailed/350.html
Czech republic nuts?

Out of curiosity, does anybody here have anything to say about the Viamont wired tricams?


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I don't know how it is over there in Georgia, but here in the west, for $50 you can get a lot more than your nuts czeched.


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I've kinda been wondering the same thing about the viamont tri-cams... I tried searching a few times, and all I could really find about them was apparently people out there use them, I heard about somebody post about a guide they talked to use them, but I haven't really been able to find out much of anything about them... although that doesn't stop me from considering buying a few small ones... Tongue


foeslts16


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http://www.viamontgear.com/.../tricams/tricams.htm


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if i am not mistaken, i think that rock empire gear is made in the czech republic http://www.rockempire.com/, their cams are great, and it looks like their nuts are very similar to DMM offerings.

check em out


plus the exchange rate $40 equals 821.5 Kc.

Also Singing Rock http://www.singingrock.com is located in the czech republic. There are some good deals to be had.


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mistajman


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I have a full set of their wired tri cams which I won at a climbing competition. At first I didn't like them, then I moved somewhere where tri cams were prevelent, and loved them. They take a little getting used to. But know I really like them. It all depends on where you are climbing. I've met the owners a few times and they seem like really good people. I'd say go for it.


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Yes, I have some of the tricams. I like their wired tris better than any web slung tris I've used. The wire, kind of cams the tri in place holding it in the crack. I know the people who run Viamont. They used to live in Alabama, I picked up my tris from him directly... before he started Viamont. Good people... like the products...


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Trango Brassies are re-labled Czech nuts. They're great for aid climbing.




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are they cheaper?


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I have a set of Rock Empire nuts--I think the curve is somewhat too pronounced. Less of the nut contacts the rock than with a BD nut. I filed the concave side down a bit on mine after using them a while. I still climb with them, but I replace them with BDs when I lose one. Just a relative noob's opinion.


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