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GEAR4ROCKS is no more? I should have bought their plastic nuts when I had the chance!

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Khoi · · Vancouver, BC · Joined Oct 2009 · Points: 45

I had been aware of Gear4Rocks (their gear was STANDART approved!) for quite a few years. Their plastic nuts (some pics here:…;biw=1024&bih=638&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwjHt9aQrOHQAhVD42MKHSzWBMgQ_AUIBigB) intrigued me, and I figured I buy a set for the novelty factor.

I procrastinated for years and years until I finally decided to pull the trigger today.


Gear4Rocks doesn't seem to exist anymore...

A bit of google lead me here:…

I see a lot of stuff that Gear4Rocks was making and selling on this website.

I should probably jump on this opportunity to get a set of plastic nuts before they are gone for good!

Andrew Kagan · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2016 · Points: 0

Perhaps the owners all took a dirt nap on their own gear?

Matt Stroebel · · Philadelphia, PA · Joined Apr 2011 · Points: 115

I once read an interesting article about someone who pull tested some of their gear and it held up. That being said, this looks whole operation looks suspect, I don't think it's possible to build a quality cam for $9 or a functioning ice screw for $8.

Jordan Marvel · · Tempe, AZ · Joined Oct 2014 · Points: 5

I have two sets of those plastic nuts. Got them one Christmas as a "starter kit" from the older brother :)

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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