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ivan

bat hook?

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naw, not the kind adam west used...the other kind i heard tell of, but never saw in person, the type you'd use for aiding on a drilled hole - i've used a talon hook for this purpose, but there's gotta be somethign w/ a longer proboscis that'd make the experience a good deal less sketch.

 

anybody gotta a picture, the google ain't helping me much? :)

 

willing to buy, if'n you got one or a side interest in iron-mongery...

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naw, something w/ a much longer head to insert into a drilled hole of say 1/2 inch

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John, just bumped your thread in partners. You need a workout tomorrow after work?:-)

 

PS, Ivans looking to stuff it into a shallow drilled hole - that Captain hook wouldn't fit into a bathook hole. PS, I have one for rent if anyone wants:-) It's crazy heavy. The pointy leeper and Modified Grappling hooks do the trick. Both the Petzl and Grivel make pointy hooks too. Kyle has some Brad Jarrod ground donw/modded BD's that would do the trick I'd bet.

 

Mine looked something like this till I got liquered up and slathered paint all over the shit.

 

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HOLY CRAP, IT LOOKS LIKE I OWN AN OLD DESIGN CHOUINARD IN THERE!! FER CHRISTS SAKE DON'T PAINT THAT PUPPY!!!!

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Plaidman soiled all the peckers that I hadn't already trashed.

 

Tomahawk in blank "rock"

 

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That's Plaidman up there.

 

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Ivan, I've got a couple at my other house. They were old Chouinard hooks from the early 70's that I ground specifically for holes. They're perfect.

 

When and where do you need them?

 

Don!

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if'n yer willing to part w/ a pair, i got cash money to lay on the barrel head :)

 

the when's whenever, though i'd like to put them to good use over the summer - the where's the fabulous renton granite of course :grin:

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I gotta pair of talons actually, and put'em to good use last weekend linking multiple holes between bolts, just wanted to find something even more confidence inspiring :)

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don't know nothing'bout no removable bolts, if'n that's what you mean

 

da google tells me the things are fuck-all expensive though - i'm just looking for a hunka cheap, old fashioned iron :)

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I was just gonna loan them to you, Ivan, and you could send 'em back when you're done. I made 'em for 1/4" holes and they work pretty well. I prolly won't need 'em this summer.

 

You got plans for The Trench?

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sent you an email ole'boy - would be nice to do soemthign w/ you down south this summer, something to make men faint and shy person's pass on :)

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Who you callin' old, boy?? Get yerself a phone and it might work out. Brooks and Carlstad may be coming down around the same time…...

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Yo, if your looking for something special for standard ¼” diameter BAT hook holes Pika makes (or made) a BAT hook that has a split in the tip, the idea is lot like a split shaft button head bolt, I have one around somewhere, almost never keep in on my wall rack.. Just extra weight, the smallest leg on the BD talon hook is designed for BAT hooking, no need for it to be more secure, if in good rock BAT hooking is so damn secure in the first place, even when its overhanging and the legs of the hooks don’t touch the wall, it wont fail.

Pika hook

 

The pointed Logan Hook is also an option, they are available through runoutcustoms. logan hook

 

If you speaking of drilled holes with a diameter of 3/8” or ½” (sometimes called pilot holes, like bilcoes photo) a set of filed BD grappling hooks are the most sustainable option next to filling the pilot hole with a bolt or rivet.

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Yo Ivanhoe, I once heard tale of a project on, of all places, Bat Wall. Heard of it? "Die in the Gym", or something like that. Has that seen a 2nd ascent to your knowledge?

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sure have :) but no, ain't heard of anybody other than me messing w/ it after you (though that don't mean shit) - might help if the guide mentioned the pro was all bathooks :)

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