/ Wanted: "lots of climbing holds"

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Swsloper - on 07 Dec 2013 - user since 05/Dec/11
So i've nearly finished my bouldering room (will be done tomorrow!) http://imgur.com/a/eaZfL

I now need to buy a load of holds with a lot of variation in size and contact, especially as the right hand side is going to be a slab.

looking to spend around 200 to get myself started
AndrewW - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Don't know where you live, but might be worth going to your local walls to see if they are getting rid of any old holds. This is how I kitted out my wall. The holds set me back about 50p each and are still going strong after 7 years, and since they were already 'worn in' they are nicely skin friendly.
AndrewW - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Nice looking wall BTW.
Fraser on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

I don't mean to be cheeky or negative, but some of the connections and member sizes on your wall look a bit skimpy. Personally, I'd be a bit wary pulling on something like that once the boarding and holds are on as these add a lot of extra weight. Just my tuppence worth.
Steve nevers on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Healthy discount from Beacon holds currently.
http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/news.php?id=5895
MischaHY - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Get yourself on ebay, I've seen sets of 50+ holds go on there (new) for less than 50. I'd also advise strengthening the struts with parallel joists. Oh and seriously, don't bother with a slab, it's an utter waste as you just haven't got the height necessary to make it interesting. Change it to a 20 degree overhanging wall and you'll have endless fun and a really good training resource.
MischaHY - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

And please, please tell me that isn't chipboard you're planning on using for the wall?
Static - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

I have got a few hundred that I could do with selling. Mail me if you are interested.

earlsdonwhu - on 07 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Those panels look heavy for that framework!
browndog33 - on 08 Dec 2013
In reply to MischaHY:

> And please, please tell me that isn't chipboard you're planning on using for the wall?

No it is OSB board.
chris fox on 08 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Nice work, those persil holds will be a bit slippy !!!
Steve nevers on 08 Dec 2013
In reply to browndog33:

> No it is OSB board.

Be careful with that stuff, it has the occasional point of weakness in it.
Swsloper - on 08 Dec 2013
In reply to Steve nevers:

"It contains no knotholes, core voids or points of weakness. " from osb-info.org one of the reason's i decided to use it over plywood and its cheaper!

http://i.imgur.com/8Ugk6J8h.jpg todays progress and first route works a dream
bobpilgrem - on 08 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Hi
I am moving and my walla nd most of holds have to go.
lots of different sets fron Holdz and Enterprise- from small crimpy holds
up to big jugs.In various colours.I'm in Cheshire CW6- if you are nearby you can come and take a look- also have various volumes going that can make a
flat panel a lot more interesting.
cheers
Bob
Swsloper - on 09 Dec 2013
In reply to bobpilgrem:

Could you email me some pics? It's a 3h drive from me but I bet that would be cheaper than posting them :o
John Roberts (JR) - on 09 Dec 2013
In reply to bobpilgrem:

We might take them off you, we could do with some more holds - we're south Manchester. Can you email me some pics?

This is the wall: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/26073249/IMG_0749.png
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Swsloper - on 09 Dec 2013
In reply to Swsloper:

Can't seem to edit topics on my phone :( update and first 'route' some wooden off cuts I had laying around
http://i.imgur.com/8Ugk6J8h.jpg

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