Metolius Astro Nut

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Specs

Size 1 Size 2 Size 3 Size 4 Size 5 Size 6 Size 7 Size 8 Size 9 Size 10 1-5 Aid Set Free Set
Dimensions 0.12 - 0.24 in 0.14 - 0.24 in 0.16 - 0.24 in 0.18 - 0.26 in 0.21 - 0.29 in 0.24 - 0.32 in 0.27 - 0.37 in 0.32 - 0.42 in 0.37 - 0.49 in 0.42 - 0.55 in - -
Strength 1.4 kN 1.4 kN 2.5 kN 2.5 kN 2.5 kN 6 kN 6 kN 6 kN 8 kN 8 kN - -
Weight 0.20 oz 0.21 oz 0.22 oz 0.23 oz 0.25 oz 0.39 oz 0.49 oz 0.56 oz 0.77 oz 0.95 oz 1.11 oz 4.27 oz
Price $14.50 USD $14.50 USD $14.50 USD $14.50 USD $14.50 USD $16.50 USD $16.50 USD $16.50 USD $16.50 USD $16.50 USD $65.00 USD $75.00 USD

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Metolius Astro Nuts FEATURES of the Metolius Astro Nuts The same revolutionary concept as Curve Nuts with the addition of a transverse taper Awesome in flares and pin scars Silicon Bronze for maximum bite and strength Color-coded, anodized collars make identification easy The SPECS for 1 Dimension: 0.12 - 0.24in. / 3.1 - 6.1 mm Strength: 2 kN / 440 lbf Weight: 0.20 oz / 5.7 g The SPECS for 2 Range: 0.14 - 0.24in. / 3.5 - 6.1 mm Strength: 2 kN / 440 lbf Weight: 0.21 oz / 6.0 g The SPECS for 3 Range: 0.16 - 0.24in. / 4.1 - 6.1 mm Strength: 2.5 kN / 550 lbf Weight: 0.22 oz / 6.2 g The SPECS for 4 Range: 0.18 - 0.26in. / 4.6 - 6.5 mm Strength: 2.5 kN / 550 lbf Weight: 0.23 oz / 6.5 g The SPECS for 5 Range: 0.21 - 0.29in. / 5.3 - 7.4 mm Strength: 2.5 kN / 550 lbf Weight: 0.25 oz / 7.0 g The SPECS for 6 Range: 0.24 - 0.32in. / 5.9 - 8.1 mm Strength: 6 kN / 1350 lbf Weight: 0.39 oz / 11 g The SPECS for 7 Range: 0.27 - 0.37in. / 6.9 - 9.4 mm Strength: 6 kN / 1350 lbf Weight: 0.49 oz / 13.9 g The SPECS for 8 Range: 0.32 - 0.42in. / 8.1 - 10.6 mm Strength: 6 kN / 1350 lbf Weight: 0.56 oz / 16.2 g The SPECS for 9 Range: 0.37 - 0.49in. / 9.4 - 12.4 mm Strength: 8 kN / 1800 lbf Weight: 0.77 oz / 21.8 g The SPECS for 10 Range: 0.42 - 0.55in. / 10.6 - 13.9 mm Strength: 8 kN / 1800 lbf Weight: 0.95 oz / 26.9 g ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

Metolius added a transverse taper and silicon-bronze to the revolutionary Curve Nut shape to give these mini-nuts tenacious bite in each and every placement. The finest materials, combined with a patented shape, give you a powerful tool for protecting micro-sized fissures. Silicon bronze is the perfect material (although very costly) as it exhibits high strength, yet is still soft enough to let the nut bite into the rocks surface and seat into position with maximum holding power. Additionally, on larger sizes, curves were introduced into the faces of the Astro Nuts, giving them a massive placement advantage over regular, straight-sided pieces.

- Ramsey Outdoor

The Astro Nuts use the same revolutionary shape as Metolius' Curve Nuts with the addition of an asymmetric taper. This make the astro nuts powerful tools for protecting small-sized cracks. The silicon-bronze heads are the perfect blend of strength and bite.

- CampSaver.com

The Metolius Astro Nut Aid Set utilizes the same revolutionary transverse taper Metolius' Curve Nuts for providing greatest contact to the rock. The Astro Nut Aid Set contains #1-#5 stoppers for protecting tight spots and pin scars. Silicon Bronze construction gives them maximum bite, strength, and durability Two excellent placement options, thanks to the double curved design Low-profile cable and swage Color-coded, anodized collars make placements and identification easier Includes comprehensive instructions on use, care and maintenance Made in the USA

- OMCgear