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DMM Peanuts!

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I'm not sure if these are a new nut on the market or not, but i got some recently and had the first opportunity to use them on sunday. some luscious upper town wallin allowed for many offset nut placements. these things are the bomb. cheaper than hb offsets and easier to get. $10.50 each or a set (1-5) for $45.

 

just wanted to get the word out on another offset micro nut option.

 

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nobody touches the british (HB, DMM) when it comes to splendid nuttery and fiddly little gear.

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Peenuts have been out for about 12 years. I find them kind of annoying, unless the flare of the crack perfectly matches the flare of the nut, they fall out.

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I'd agree that the angle on them seems to be too shallow. I only have about four on my rack, although they were all finders up at Index over the last handful of years.

 

I still bring and lead on them depending on the route. They go on my odd nut rack of micro's and offsets for when you need something like that.

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Well - no. Imagine if they were a complete triangle in cross-section....

 

I think it's the curve at the back bottom that really fucks them up, though. I have two (the #2 and #4) and i find normal RPs sit way better in squamish cracks and pin scars than either of these. But there are two places I've found where the Peenuts seem to fit better. One on Leviticus just below the dihedral, and one on Rock On at the start of the crux pitch.

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I've had a set of the peanuts for a while and like them a lot for pin scars. Looking forward to getting some of DMM's larger aluminum offsets whenever they come out...anyone seen them yet?

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My experience with Peanuts has not been positive. They don't seem to fit many cracks. Many times I've seen a flared placement where I'll slot one and be disappointed with it. I'll put a standard taper in it and it will usually work better.

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I was in the Nomad shop at Joshua Tree and they had in several sets of the DMM Allow Offset nuts. They were $75 for a set of 5, but I sprung for them and I wasn't disappointed. They really are nifty.

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I have had a set of Peanuts for about 6 years and have used a lot at index. I think that they work great...

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I've had a set of the peanuts for a while and like them a lot for pin scars. Looking forward to getting some of DMM's larger aluminum offsets whenever they come out...anyone seen them yet?

 

I had 2 sets since you posted this, I suspect our local Shop has them. Mgear does as well.

 

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Bill you should always post a disclaimer whenever you say, "I have two sets of 'em". It should read, "Warning: Gearwhore. This person has two sets of EVERYTHING."

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On the larger DMM Allow Offsets I had to epoxy the nuts to the wires to replicate the originals. Before that, the wire was just so damn slick it was pretty hard to clean them as the wire would just pushed through the nut and the nut would stay put.

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Epoxy-n ow there is a great idea. On all of my offsets, the nut slides up the wire so you have to pull it down before you can set the nut- not the most convenient thing when you are gripped.

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