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The new Black Diamond(R) Camalot(TM) C3 cam features an interlocking cam design for greater placement versatility and reliability.
The Camalot C3 by Black Diamond will Fit in far more places more securely. Compact interlocking and overlapping cams allow for solid placements that will not lever out. Compression drive springs push each cam with significantly greater force and because each cam is driven by a different spring, each cam is truly independent. Their unique stem design offers flexibility and strength-laterally stiff for tight placements but soft as a noodle over edges. This improved flexibility disperses a load more evenly, minimizes deformation and makes the units inherently stronger. Features of the Black Diamond Camalot C3 Heads Are 30% narrower yet C3s Are more secure, dependable and Fit in more placements than other camming units Compression-spring driven with interlocking cam heads for bite in uneven cracks Flexible stem is laterally stiff for tight placements Color-coded for easy identification and wide range of sizes Neutrino or Oz Rackpack available for easy racking (see Carabiner section)
Thanks to its incredibly narrow head profile, the Black Diamond Camalot C3 fits in places where other cams just don't stand a chance. As the cams contract, they overlap with each other's stems to increase surface area and holding power. The C3's sizes go way below the standard to help you protect ultra-thin aid lines and cutting-edge trad climbs. In addition, the C3 uses a unique stem design that blurs the lines between single and double stems. A shroud protects the tiny cables from getting jacked while maintaining the flexibility to handle funky placements where stiffer cams lever out and leave you unprotected.
Black Diamond Active Protection Camalot C3 - #00 BD2620010000ALL1. The C3 s broader middle lobe overlaps and interlocks with the opposing cams maintaining the cam head s narrow width and maximizing contact area. Three compression springs independently drive each cam for increased holding force and contact in irregular placements. Their unique thin-profile stems are laterally stiff for slotting in tight placements but flexible over edges for a more evenly dispersed load. Easy to grab even with gloves on their cable loops provide ample room for clipping in short or with a draw.
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