/ Converting BD Black Prophets to leashless.
Forgive me if this has been done to death but I'm after a bit of collective wisdom. I want to convert my axes but before I go drilling holes I'm after a bit of advice.
My axes look like these
My thinking is to drill the hole approx 1/3 up the shaft, would this be about right?
How much difference do triggers make and does anyone have any suggestions which ones I could get that will fit/be made to fit?
If you don't want to get new tools, how about engineering some good clip wrist loops (which give you many of the advantages of leashless + plus the advantages of leashes)?
I can see how the newer shaped axes are more erganomical to use but is it that much harder to use older axes without the leashes? I just find the leashes get in the way a lot more than they help - though this is probably due to inexperiance.
My excellent homemade version on my old tools: http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=25862
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