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Bolt Buster - ⅜” zinc plated red heads - climbing and highline bolt break test

We tested the lowest bolt on the bolting totem pole. Cheap red heads. ⅜” red heads broke in shear at 20.50kn and 22.24kn and 19.22kn. Please don't bolt if you don't need to and use titanium if near the ocean and never use plated steel bolts outside. With Bobby Hutton

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Breaking Gear Fear

Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.

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