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damn, that's half my desert rack. guess i'll make my partner lead those pitches. slim
Joined Dec 1, 2004
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Nov 16, 2009
a 20 year-old recall? what a random post. i'm wondering what made you think to post this. Crag Dweller
From New York, NY
Joined Jul 17, 2006
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Nov 17, 2009
Crag Dweller wrote:
a 20 year-old recall? what a random post. i'm wondering what made you think to post this.


LOL I wasn't gonna say it but I'm Captain of Team Random.
Adam Block
From Tucson, AZ
Joined Jul 5, 2008
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Nov 17, 2009
rickd wrote:
I posted this because 99.9% of these rotten things were turned in but as you can see some are still in circulation you jackasses. I will also post the structural cracks in first generation Camalots (when I can borrow one) that are still sold/bought on eBay every week. fools.



That would have been a better into, than "these are recalled".
Did you find them, was someone climbing on them, did you buy them etc...Kinda like starting a book in the middle.

Thanks for the safety reminder though.
Scott McMahon
From Boulder, CO
Joined Feb 15, 2006
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Nov 17, 2009
thank goodness i sold all of my first generation camalots a few years back. too bad i used that money to buy a bunch of old rigid friends :( slim
Joined Dec 1, 2004
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Nov 17, 2009
rickd wrote:
I posted this because 99.9% of these rotten things were turned in but as you can see some are still in circulation you jackasses. I will also post the structural cracks in first generation Camalots (when I can borrow one) that are still sold/bought on eBay every week. fools.


is someone feeling grumpy today? in an effort to make MP a kinder, gentler place, i'm going to translate your answer to, "i've seen some being sold on eBay and wanted to make sure people were aware of the recall because it was so long ago."

and, to a response like that, you might have received something like, "oh, cool, thanks for sharing the information."
Crag Dweller
From New York, NY
Joined Jul 17, 2006
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Nov 17, 2009
slim wrote:
thank goodness i sold all of my first generation camalots a few years back. too bad i used that money to buy a bunch of old rigid friends :(


Only the kind in the first picture were recalled, the ones with the buttonheads or nuts in the second picture are okay, I believe.
bobbin
Joined Nov 16, 2009
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Nov 17, 2009
Dang, I used to own some of those cams with the allen screw and nut when I first started climbing, even fell on them a bunch... Brings me back. half-pad-mini-jug
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