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Mar 17, 2016
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I'm sure this has already been addressed (feel free to point me to another topic if you know of it off the top of you head), but a quick search didn't get me there.

Looking for ideas/suggestions on the best way to mark you gear. I currently have all my hardwear marked w/ green electrical tape. This works great until it gets really warm out and the tape starts sliding/peeling off. Any other good ideas out there? I know some people use nail polish, but I feel like that would be pretty brittle and chip off easily.

Thanks!
-Alex
Alex M. Smith
From Bozeman, MT
Joined Feb 26, 2012
95 points
Mar 17, 2016
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nail polish in an area that doesn't wear. end of thread. no more discussion. Rich zz
From california
Joined Oct 2, 2012
183 points
Mar 17, 2016
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Nail polish works great as long as you give it a few hours to dry. I though it would be brittle as well, but it's held up great so far. Chase Bowman
From Baton Rouge
Joined Jan 27, 2014
476 points
Mar 17, 2016
testors.com/product-catalog/te... Brandon English
Joined Apr 2, 2006
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Mar 17, 2016
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What if there are no women in the house? You gonna go buy nail polish for your gear? Choose a pretty color...test it on your toe nails first. Chase D
Joined Apr 27, 2015
214 points
Mar 17, 2016
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It only costs like 4 bucks at Walmart... Get Burberry, it's really cute. Chase Bowman
From Baton Rouge
Joined Jan 27, 2014
476 points
Mar 17, 2016
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You can also put some wine glass charms on your gear to be more unique. JoeGaribay
From Ventura, Ca
Joined Apr 26, 2014
66 points
Mar 17, 2016
Tape makes crags messy. Some people say nail polish doesn't last. Pick spots that don't rub, like where the carabiner gate pivots, and paint there. Works perfectly. Max Forbes
From Burlington, VT
Joined Jan 6, 2014
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Mar 17, 2016
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Sweet, thanks guys! Alex M. Smith
From Bozeman, MT
Joined Feb 26, 2012
95 points
Mar 17, 2016
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Has anyone tried oil-based Sharpies? fossana
From leeds, ut
Joined Apr 30, 2006
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Mar 17, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Thanks Hank Caylor!
They used to make this marking resin called the Mark, will stick on the metal for "eternal". See two reviews in the links below
rockandice.com/lates-news/the-...
alpinist.com/doc/web08f/ms-jn-...

Sadly, I think they have stopped making them (thebottlebelt.com/products_mar....
Bang
From Charlottesville, VA
Joined Dec 12, 2010
44 points
Mar 17, 2016
I can't speak to the seller but found this:
casanovasadventures.com/catalo... Mark
brysonh
From SLC, UT
Joined May 1, 2012
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Mar 17, 2016
Chase Bowman wrote:
It only costs like 4 bucks at Walmart... Get Burberry, it's really cute.


Sorry, but that's MY color. Pick something else.
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