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Sep 6, 2013
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Does anyone know where I can get a pair of cascade picks for Petzl Nomics? Ali Jaffri
From Westminster, CO
Joined Jan 28, 2005
731 points
Sep 6, 2013
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The best (easiest and cheapest) is to find a set of old Quark Cascade picks and have them machined to fit the Nomics. The pick angle and bolt spacing is the same but the picks need to have the bottom corner trimmed at and angle to fit the Nomic head. The picks also need holes for caribiners and pick weights but that is optional.

gearx.com/petzl-quad-4-mm-pick...

Personally I have had success with modifying Ice picks but that is a different topic.
Ray Pinpillage
From West Egg
Joined Jul 23, 2010
180 points
Sep 7, 2013
Great idea Ray. I'll probably do that for my friends' tools.

Phillip
Dobson
From Butte, MT
Joined Oct 20, 2011
217 points
Sep 19, 2013
I don't think the pick angle is the same. I didn't that to my Nomics last season. Comparing to my friend's, the angle is definitely different. divnamite
From New York, NY
Joined Aug 1, 2007
193 points
Sep 19, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Middle
Cascade picks have less angle than Ice picks. Ray Pinpillage
From West Egg
Joined Jul 23, 2010
180 points
Sep 19, 2013
Ray Pinpillage wrote:
Cascade picks have less angle than Ice picks.

I compared modified Cascade pick on new Nomic against Cascade pick on the old Nomic.
divnamite
From New York, NY
Joined Aug 1, 2007
193 points
Sep 20, 2013
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Ray Pinpillage wrote:
Cascade picks have less angle than Ice picks.



Ray's correct. Details and pictures by how much are here:
coldthistle.blogspot.com/2011/...
Dane
Joined Jun 18, 2008
591 points
Administrator
Sep 24, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: hi
I have Petzl pics for sale if interested;

Cascade picks, old style (no spacer) 4 in the packaging, and 2 not in the packaging. All brand new, never been used.

And, I have 2 brand new DRY picks in the packaging as well.

All are priced at $50 each, shipping to the lower 48 included. PM me if interested.
jon jugenheimer
From Madison
Joined Apr 24, 2006
1,639 points
Sep 24, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Middle
I sent you a pm. I'll take two of the Nomic cascade picks. Ray Pinpillage
From West Egg
Joined Jul 23, 2010
180 points


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