CAMP Ball Nut

rated 3.0 of 5 stars
photo: CAMP Ball Nut camming device

Specs

Price MSRP: $39.95
Current Retail: $23.99-$39.95
Historic Range: $10.00-$59.99
Reviewers Paid: $25.00

Reviews

2 reviews
5-star:   0
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   1
1-star:   0

Great idea... never use them though.
None of my climbing partners will use these, and to be honest — I've only ever placed them out of curiosity. Because of the specific width — you are limited to finding cracks with that exact proportion for the camming-ball to fit. Realistically, any other nut will do. The wires get bent very easily, so the ball twists and turns.

Pros

  • It's a working nut

Cons

  • Hard to place
  • No one likes them
  • The wire bends easily
  • Why bother?

Great idea... never use them though.

They still hang on my harness, though I often discard them when selecting gear — they're just too limiting.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $25 each

These are the only gear (apart from pitons) that will go into ultra thin cracks ie smaller than a black alien.

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