genuine WTF fixed gear


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Gunkiemike · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2009 · Points: 1,865

Seen at the Gunks recently. Not a hex, not even aluminum. Maybe some flavor of that (Australian-made??) plastic chocks/nuts gear?

Any old-timers recognize this?

Seth Jones · · New Lenox, IL · Joined Feb 2015 · Points: 5
J Marsella wrote:looks like a beef shank bone???
I was thinking it looks like a bone too!
NateC · · Utah · Joined Feb 2013 · Points: 0

Looks well placed. Would clip.

JSH · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2007 · Points: 916

wing-bone and a prayer?

Bob Johnson · · Philadelphia, PA · Joined May 2014 · Points: 53

What route was this on? There are those plastic nuts used in some places in Europe where they don't want to damage the rock... Maybe that's it?

FrankPS · · Atascadero, CA · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 15

I think it's an artificial heart valve.

Allen Sanderson · · Oootah · Joined Jul 2007 · Points: 1,115

I have some plastic nuts made by Mammut that are 1980s vintage. They are solid though, never seen hollow plastic nuts before not even in the Nuts Museum. I would say someone was having some fun especially given the cord and the fact that the "nut" has grove in it.

Jon Hartmann · · Ojai, CA · Joined Feb 2009 · Points: 1,120

Yeah, I've had dogs long enough to recognize a beef bone when I see one.

Michael Schneider · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2014 · Points: 85

That's very rare. . .

A vertical crack in the Gunks.

So you didn't booty it? Can you say where that is?

m( really where is that? I'll guess Mayor Of The Gunks )

If no one claimes it in lost & found,
That 'Nut' would bring money at the Rock & Snow Annex
consignment shop.

Healyje · · PDX · Joined Jan 2006 · Points: 100
Andrew Kagan · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2016 · Points: 0

I was going to ask if it was a nut or a hex...but it looks like it only has four sides, so maybe it's a quex?

Kelson Thomas · · Ann Arbor, MI · Joined Sep 2014 · Points: 0
Andrew Kagan wrote:I was going to ask if it was a nut or a hex...but it looks like it only has four sides, so maybe it's a quex?
Wouldn't it just be called a square?
Rick Blair · · Denver · Joined Oct 2007 · Points: 163

Schedule 40 PVC slung with boy scout tent guy lines . What could possibly go wrong?

keithconn · · LI, NY · Joined Jan 2015 · Points: 0

Definitely well placed. But I'm calling foul!

Gabe Cisneros · · Baltimore, md · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 0

Does that have something to do with the note on the info station at the über Fall? Looks like the same cordage.

Maynard · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2012 · Points: 3

I'd clip it.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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