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Wunderkind


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I started working on this a while back and finally have finished it out. A baby mobile made completely of climbing gear. My daughter will be placing bomber #9's before she can walk Wink







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Rudmin


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what's the strength rating on those biners?


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Rudmin wrote:
what's the strength rating on those biners?

heh, i was thinking about the kid getting bonked by one of the nuts


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macherry wrote:
Rudmin wrote:
what's the strength rating on those biners?

heh, i was thinking about the kid getting bonked by one of the nuts

I thought the looking up at it photo was a little scary.

But, very neat idea.


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wow, that thing looks expensive. but not near as expensive as my link cam mobile.

but i still like it.


Wunderkind


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Yeah. I work in the industry and it was still expensive, I got a bit carried away. No link cam mobile for us - with the size of the slats in the crib she would be able to aid right up out of there. And my wife has strength tested those biners to an acceptable rating as she had the same concerns about baby catching the whole thing in the face. (At least I didn't go for Fusion wiregates huh?)

Also, props to the guys at USA Bobsledding for welding the nut tools for me. I have no idea how to wield an acetylene torch.


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Having your baby play with your nuts will prolly turn her into a sport climber and possibly a lesbian.


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bill413 wrote:
macherry wrote:
Rudmin wrote:
what's the strength rating on those biners?

heh, i was thinking about the kid getting bonked by one of the nuts

I thought the looking up at it photo was a little scary.

But, very neat idea.

+1 on that image being scary


Wunderkind


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Iamyourbitch wrote:
Having your baby play with your nuts will prolly turn her into a sport climber and possibly a lesbian.

They are hers, not mine.


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Wunderhowmuchcokicansuk wrote:
Iamyourbitch wrote:
Having your baby play with your nuts will prolly turn her into a sport climber and possibly a lesbian.

They are hers, not mine.

No they're your wife's. Are you new?


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Awesome Smile

I will be "borrowing" this idea...


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cool idea, but that photo looking up gave me the impression it could have come from a Tim Burton film.


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You should carry that around at the crag. When a hiker asks, say you tie a rope to it, throw it up, and hope something catches. That's how the rope "gets up there".


Wunderkind


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qtm wrote:
You should carry that around at the crag. When a hiker asks, say you tie a rope to it, throw it up, and hope something catches. That's how the rope "gets up there".

That is awesome. Yes. It's a grappling nut.


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That's classic. I had something like that when I was little, only my brothers made it and it had bats and rats and spiders hanging off of it.

This and other forms of torture explain why I am the person I am today...


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Wunderkind wrote:
I started working on this a while back and finally have finished it out. A baby mobile made completely of climbing gear. My daughter will be placing bomber #9's before she can walk Wink

[image]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_A9nDwYl8qBg/TAW48NyJ5EI/AAAAAAAACHQ/c-QMYG6cYLQ/s800/IMG_1974.jpg[/image]




[image]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_A9nDwYl8qBg/TAW48rQEIHI/AAAAAAAACHY/efs6tl20hhk/s800/IMG_1987.jpg[/image]

[image]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_A9nDwYl8qBg/TAW47oUeR-I/AAAAAAAACHI/LfA7h9rQ4Tk/s800/IMG_1971.jpg[/image]

Baby's eye view:
[image]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_A9nDwYl8qBg/TAW47DirK7I/AAAAAAAACHA/SALTi4DDsew/s800/P1012727.JPG[/image]

[image]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_A9nDwYl8qBg/TAW46tk6tzI/AAAAAAAACG4/ggDqQ4BEKNQ/s800/P1012772.JPG[/image]

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That is one flippin expensive mobile...I wish my dad had made me one lolz


airscape


Jun 3, 2010, 1:03 AM
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No Friends?

That is now way to let a baby go through life.

You shoukld be a more active pro parent than a passive pro parent.


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I'm so disappointed that none of you folks came up with the most obvious joke:


But I thought sport climbing was for Babies...


Shocked


edge


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wonderwoman wrote:
I'm so disappointed that none of you folks came up with the most obvious joke:


But I thought sport climbing was for Babies...


Shocked

And those damned beanies the hospital sends them home in explains the recent explosion in bouldering and bouldering attire.

Maybe they are all just subconsciously looking for their mommies.


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