New training Technique

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Captain Haddock
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New training Technique

Post by Captain Haddock » Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:39 pm

Hi there,

Came up with a new training technique last night after a couple of ales. Used a 12mm drill bit to drill holes into a dead syringa tree in my mate's back yard. We drilled in different combinations of holes which led us to calling the tree the \"Bowling Pin Crags\". Strenuous finger holds on a slight overhang. What's nice is you can control the depth and the direction of the holes to form different moves. I'll send you the address if you want ...

I have two pics, one of us drilling the holes and another of one of the routes. Not sure how to post pics though.
Billions of blue blistering barnacles!!!

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Post by Mark » Tue Sep 19, 2006 4:51 pm

Hi Captain Haddock,

Are you sure the tree was dead, it is a recognised fact that sometimes the Syringa tree can play possum when it is threatened. PLease consult your neighbourhood biologist before you drill holes into any trees - its their earth.

:lol: Just kidding, I just had to get a bunny hugger chirp in there before someone serious did. When you're done maybe you can make a canoe :D enjoy !

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