/ Talk me out of spending lots of money...
Do it, before you spend it on beer.
But those Totems look lovely don't they ? What fine design & engineering.
The DMM Dragons look a bit spesh too , do they not ?
Don't do it .
Do it. You need them. You need them all.
Get wired tricams! I got six for about 44 Euros direct from Kouba :-)
small - Wild Country Zeros, sizes 4,5,6
medium - DMM Dragons, sizes 1,2,3,4
large - DMM Demon cams, sizes 3.5 & 4
I think Dragons are currently the best cams on the market in the size range 1-4.
Above that Demons, retain most of their advantages but are a bit lighter.
However, below a Dragon size 1, I think you should really look at dedicated micro cams. My preference is for WC Zeros as they retain the doubled slings of the Dragons/Demons, but others prefer Metolius Master cams, Aliens (now being made by Fixe) or Black Diamond C3s.
You are Bolderlicious and I claim my 5 pounds.
Cams aren't essential on limestone, wiggly sided cracks and slick rock can cause problems (cam walking, easier to pull out under load). Personally I prefer wires and hexes to cams on limestone. However on rock with more uniform sided cracks and a bit more texture they are the first things on the rack. Obviously everyone has their own ideas about what is best, just thought I would drop my thoughts and experience into the pot.
End result: I spent the money.
. . . don't know where your local limestone is, but if it's Derbyshire then, like Trevor says, take care in the placements and don't rely too heavily on them
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