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Marylandclimber


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Ok, so far I have for my rack: stopper set size 12-3, size2 C4 cam, and size 0.75 C4 cam. I'm thinkinbg of buying a size 4 C4. Or should i get like hexes or tricams?


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where are you climbing?


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Marylandclimber wrote:
Ok, so far I have for my rack: stopper set size 12-3, size2 C4 cam, and size 0.75 C4 cam. I'm thinkinbg of buying a size 4 C4. Or should i get like hexes or tricams?

What happened to the 1 and 3? Most climbers I know try to leave the #4 on the ground as often as possible.


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A typical rack begins as such:

-Set of stoppers
-A few hexes
-BD cams .5-3 or equivalent
-Tri-cams if you want
-Add small cams
-Another set of nuts, offsets maybe since they fit everywhere
-Double up on cams in some sizes
-Add a 4 when there is a climb they want to do that mandates bigger gear

That changes depending on what you like to climb, but yea, fill out your rack from small to hand sized pieces and don't skimp on passive stuff.


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If I had your rack I would next get a .5 and 1 C4 and a pink tricam.


Marylandclimber


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A pink tricam XD lol and ok thanks I was also thinking of getting 0.5.


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Right in Rocks Sate Park MD which I think is partly in PA.


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Marylandclimber wrote:
A pink tricam XD

I don't understand XD.

If you're indicating amusement at what you thought was a joke, well, I was completely serious.


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Pink tri cam proabaly the most often placed tri cam on the plant. great as a stopper and even better in horazontal placments.


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Marylandclimber wrote:
Ok, so far I have for my rack: stopper set size 12-3, size2 C4 cam, and size 0.75 C4 cam. I'm thinkinbg of buying a size 4 C4. Or should i get like hexes or tricams?

What a hodgpodg of gear. are you bulding a rack or buying gear for the sake of having more gear.

Try climbing with a experienced local and see what there rack consists of. personlly unless you know for sure I would no pick up a size 4 C4.

I have
00-4 TCUs
double on metolius 5 and 6 (= bd c4 1 and 2)
3-12 stoppers
5-11 DMM offsets
1-3 BD C4.
and a pink tri cam
and when I feel it nessary, a few hexex for the mountains.

so far there have been only a few rare occasion that I wish for extra gear.

you rack has a lot of holes in it. figure our where it is weak and fil in.


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