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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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 Free Set gets you the five biggest Astro Nuts, sizes #6 - 10, for cutting edge trad leads and difficult aiding. A transverse taper and a silicone bronze head make the Metolius Astro Nuts perfect for flaring cracks 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

When you have nothing but a tiny pin scar to place protection for the crux on your route, it's nice to know you have the Metolius Astro Nut. Metolius made each nut out of silicon bronze for the maximum bite and strength that holds the stopper in place when you take the whipper. Its transverse taper helps you set each piece in flared garbage with ease. And Metolius color-coded and anodized each stopper's collar for easy identification, which you appreciate when you don't have the time to sort through each gear for the right piece. What climber ever has that time'

- Backcountry.com

On Sale. 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