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Lowe / Byrne Ballnuts - Ball Sliders (Classic and Bomber pro)



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Original Post
Steve Creekmore · · Boulder · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 175

Set of three Ball nuts
#1
#2
#3

Like new, no falls
$30 each

In 1987, building off of stacked nut designs and modifications by Charlie Porter, Steve Byrne (who patented his design as "Lowe Balls"), Don Best, a designer at Metolius and his own early drawings, John Middendorf invented devices called Monkey Paws that were made up of two wedges and a ball. He hoped the self-adjusting chocks would serve as functional, active protection for minuscule and flaring cracks in lieu of pounding pitons.

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