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Topic - Grivel Matrix tech axe - Warning

Scott_M@c - on 06 Feb 2013
Hi - not sure if anyone else has experienced this, but I've just tried to change the picks on my grivel matrix tech axes (its the ones with the monster picks) all the allen key insets have rounded nearly instantly when I tried to loosen the bolts. They are all totally unusable within a few seconds of trying them. The metal of the bolts seems reslly weak. Also, the bolts themselves on the otherside of the pick deform when pressure is applied to them with a set of pliers, therefore rounding off.

I've got two picks now stuck on the tools which seem impossible to remove.

Has anyone else experienced this? I'm so annoyed at the moment! :-/ - if it was a mountain route you'd be totally screwed!

Anyone had similar experience / solutions to getting the picks off?!

Thanks Scott
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