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Wired Wallnuts

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Wired Wallnuts

Manufacturer: DMM

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Page By: Brian Jenkins

Created/Edited: Jan 4, 2002 / Jan 17, 2007

Object ID: 116

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Wired Wallnuts use convex and concave surfaces with differential curves in unison to assure stable, 3-point contact.

-Dovetailed sides, angled-and-radiused leading edges and tapered scoops allow simple, secure placement.
-Color-coded and individually marked for easy picking off your rack.
-Made of hot-forged 7075 aluminum alloy for an extra high strength-to-weight ratio.
-Stainless steel cable swages with extra-long ferrules for maximum strength and security.
-Batch-tested to meet or exceed 3 Sigma testing standards.
-Available in 14 sizes (00, 0, .5, .75, 1-10)

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JoshUntitled Review

Voted 3/5

DMM Wallnuts are tremendously useful on certain types of rock. Crack climbs where there are lots of crystals in the crack, for instance. The scooped out center can help out a lot. They're good for irregular or half-in placements and can be useful for flaring cracks. However, placing these nuts takes some getting used to. Practice a lot.

I like my Wallnuts, and I usually carry a few medium-sized ones with me. But, if I had to choose between them and good, old-fashioned BD Stoppers, I'd go with the stoppers in a second.
Posted Feb 16, 2002 2:04 pm

tiefenthalerUntitled Review

Voted 5/5

I am climbing mostly in limestone/dolomite type of rock and find the Wallnuts extremely helpful. They are quite similar overall to Wild County Rocks but I find the Wallnuts easier to place. Basically, I never go for a multi-pitch climb without a set of Wild Country Rocks or Wallnuts, even if the route is theoreticallly fully equiped with fixed protection. They are the number one type of passive protection I use.
Posted Aug 22, 2002 5:59 am

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