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Rock Climbing Photo: There are good belays and there are good belays...
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By Andrew May
From: Westminster, CO
Dec 4, 2008
Someone get that man a beer, he looks like he's earned it.
By Jhernand
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Apr 1, 2010
and or a new cam... check that thing out... new sling anyone? i guess don't fix it if its not broken...
By Rob Dillon
Apr 1, 2010
Obviously training for Texas Flake.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Aug 30, 2013
There's nothing wrong with the sling on that old rigid stem Friend. The problem is that none of the usual outlets will sew neat little runners on them because they're old and afraid of exposing themselves to the liability.
By slim
Aug 30, 2013
i have sent quite a few old rigids to yates for re-slinging and they haven't ever denied my request.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jul 26, 2015
Clearly, slim, you haven't read the fine print on the Yates Gear home page, as it clearly states:

Resling Cams:
Important notes - we will no longer be able to resling cams older than 10 years. Also, we do not do Tricams.

I'd bet a dollar to a donut that that ratty old rigid stem Friend wouldn't get reslung by Yates.

Nice try.
By slim
Jul 27, 2015
ummmm, like i said, i sent a pile of REALLY old rigid friends to yates and they came back with new slings. so, nice try....
By Top Rope Hero
From: Was Estes Park, now homeless
Aug 5, 2015
J Christ, Chapman. Making enemies and pissing off people again I see.

Are you broken?
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There are good belays and there are good belays...

Submitted By: Brad Brandewie on Dec 4, 2008
On this route:
Jah Man (5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b )
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