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Kimmmmyyyy J. and I had to snip the old chain out cus it just wasn't right... 1/2 inch bolts  worth 10,000 pounds down to a $1.29 coldshut rated to 900 pds when brand new (years ago). The only way to upgrade the system to at least two rings worth a lot more than that was to remove the old and start over again. Hopefully the new stuff will last a very long time.
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Sam Lightner, Jr.
Sep 28, 2007
Kimmmmyyyy J. and I had to snip the old chain out cus it just wasn't right... 1/2 inch bolts worth 10,000 pounds down to a $1.29 coldshut rated to 900 pds when brand new (years ago). The only way to upgrade the system to at least two rings worth a lot more than that was to remove the old and start over again. Hopefully the new stuff will last a very long time.  
C. Taylor
Salt Lake City, UT
C. Taylor   Salt Lake City, UT
Focussing on getting the perfect shot, our photographer failed to notice that the bolt being chopped was the very one keeping him from plummeting to his death. This is the last photo he ever took. . . I kid, I kid. Thanks for your hard work! Oct 24, 2016
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
Nice work, Sam. Many thanks!! Jun 14, 2015
Sam Lightner, Jr.
Lander, WY
Sam Lightner, Jr.   Lander, WY
No. It was rusted closed and the bolts were rusted into place. They also may have been melted from lightning. The anchors up here have been hit multiple times. You can see evidence of a strike on one on the south face. May 27, 2015

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