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Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by Hector » Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:49 am

Does anyone have a grey Alien they want to sell?

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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by proze » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:45 am

City Rock still has some Aliens... not sure what sizes. Call them!

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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by robertbreyer » Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:23 pm

hector, we got yellow, red, grey aliens in stock.
we also have the Metolius master cams in stock. in all sizes. they are as good as Aliens in vertical cracks, not quite as good in horizontal. but dont take my word for it, check out
- robert
PS dave from drifters also has the metolius cams in stock....

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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by noki » Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:59 pm

Hi Hector

Mountain Pursuits has most Alien sizes in stock.
Mail me at: jacques@mountainpursuits.co.za


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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by Hector » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:17 pm

Thanks for the feedback guys. Getting quotes from City Rock and Mountain Persuits. Glad these cams are still available - sounds like they're hard to come by in the states...

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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by pierre.joubert » Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:08 pm

discontinued in the US - tried my luck this week...

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Re: Wanted: Alien cam!

Post by gollum » Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:00 pm

I wonder if these incidents had a hand in the Alien's demise?

http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/threa ... _id=365159

It seems they were quite legendary in the small sizes. I've been thinking of grabbing one or two while Mountain Pursuits still have them since I have nothing smaller than a Camalot #.5, and according to a few experienced opinions BD isn't so great in the smaller sizes.

However the above incidents makes me feel a bit uneasy about them...
"I have no more friends, and my nuts are too small!"

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