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3CUs (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 3.55/5 Average Rating : 3.55/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Protection: Active

Review 2 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2005-10-13

I am very disappointed in these cams. I have found that the 3CUs do not have the holding power of similar sized 4 lobed cams. I was surprised to see the DMM 3CUs pull out of cracks after hard yanks, whereas other cams would hold tight. I also think the plastic trigger is terrible. The gets stuck quite easiliy and feels 'cheap' and breakable.

DELUXE CRASH PAD (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.60/5 Average Rating : 4.60/5

In: Gear: Archive

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-10-01

I'm happy I bought this crash pad. Highly recommended.

Quicksilver Screwgate Locking Carabiner (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.21/5 Average Rating : 4.21/5

In: Gear: Essential Equipment: Carabiners: Locking Carabiners

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-09-28

The perfect biner for your gri-gri. The low cost is also nice.

Power Station III (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 3.43/5 Average Rating : 3.43/5

In: Gear: Training & Accessories: Hang Boards

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-09-28

This hangboard is sastifactory, but is a long way from the quality and versitility that other boards provide. Here's what I like: The top of the board is fine. The 2 jugs are good for pullups and the slopers are pretty nice. But here is what I dislike: The two top pockets are practically useless - they aren't deep enough to effectively train. The mini-pockets at the bottom are decent, but I found that is was difficult to isolate training to your two middle & ring fingers. Friction becomes a slight problem as well. You need to chalk up often and early with this device. I prefer the Metolius boards to that of Franklin. However, the pricing is pretty good, and you will improve your climbing with the product.

Katana Velcro Climbing Shoe (Manufacturer link) popular Average Rating = 4.12/5 Average Rating : 4.12/5

In: Gear: Shoes: Climbing Shoes: Velcro

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-09-17

Excellent performance (5/5). Very poor durability (1/5). They start to delaminate almost immediately. Many people have complained about this!

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