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About thetoolnut

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    Carpenter, groundie and novice climber.

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  1. Fair play to you, great to see a young lad with a bit of drive and not afraid of a bit of hard graft. Are you Irish?
  2. He did a very good srt tutorial on Y.T that I enjoyed, really knows his stuff.
  3. Nasty, I once ripped the pad of my left thumb open with my Zubat. I wasn't even climbing, just wanted to show my hand saw to a friend of mine. The saw was new so still a bit sticky in the sheath, it wouldn't come out so I grabbed the sheath above the lip and pulled out the saw and sliced myself open with it. Five stiches, nerve damage and serious embarrassment! Not one of my finest moments.
  4. I'm looking for some climbing work in Norway, Sweden or Finland in September.
  5. I'm thinking of travelling to Finland, Sweden or Norway in September for a two Week working holiday. Yes I know! a working holiday is a contradiction I'm willing to climb or work on the ground for food and accommodation, thanks.
  6. Any timeline on the 562xp mark two Dave??
  7. I was referring to the top and side impact ratings being compatible with groundwork and climbing on the Protos.
  8. I have three helmets, i'm happy enough! [emoji16] As far as I'm aware and I could be wrong but the Pfanner Protos is the only Arb helmet rated for climbing and groundwork.
  9. Pulley saver all the way!
  10. I'll be getting a M.B next Month, I'll post a quick review after a few climbs in it.
  11. I've been looking at it as well, looks like the waist and leg loop buckles have been improved. Also I see that the lower dees are bigger and more user friendly.
  12. I tried forestandarb, couldn't find it. Any chance you could post a link? Thanks.


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