DMM Dragon Cam
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The DMM Dragon Anodized Cams use a double-axle design to provide an incredibly high expansion range that standard cams simply can't match. This means that you have to carry fewer cams to cover the range of crack sizes on a given pitch, and you're more likely to grab the correct size when you're desperately trying to get in a piece at the crux. DMM added an extendable sling to this cam so as to let you adjust length for reduced rope drag on meandering pitches. As one of the most versatile camming devices available, the Dragon Cams are hard to beat.
The new DMM Dragon Cams bring quality and performance together in a unit with greater range and lighter weight.
The Dragon Cam from DMM is a patented twin axle, single stem camming device that is a great mainstream cam for traditional climbing. The cams use a single stem with hot forged cam lobes mounted on a dual axle. The 13.75 constant camming angle maximises holding power without compromising range, while the extendable, double dyneema sling saves on quickdraws and reduces the weight of your rack.The cams use relatively strong springs - this means the units feel slightly harder to retract, but the advantages are worth it: they will sit more securely in placements, they will have improved resistance to being pulled out of low friction placements and they will walk less. The stem uses 5.5mm stainless steel wire cover in a hydrolised nylon sleeve. The nylon sleeve rotates freely to reduce abrasion damage and gives the units really good flexibility. Additionally, DMM used very short terminations to further increase flexibility. Thus when the cams are placed in shallow, vertical or horizontal cracks the units are less likely to be levered out of the placement.
Covering a range from 20 mm to 114 mm, DMM's Dragon Cams are a ferociously strong set of single-stem camming devices. Hot forged construction is paired with a dual axle design and a 13.75 cam angle for combined strength, holding power, and range. A duplex cable system with a 5 mm cable on the stem provides consistent flexibility through a range of 360-degrees.
- Mountain Gear