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The Basic Cam uses internal spring and sheath trigger systems to get a narrow head and a very flexible body - a system pioneered in the legendary Alien Cams of CCH. Totem would like to express our sincere appreciation to David Waggoner, passed in October 2009, designer of the awesome Aliens.
We have done our bit to try to improve it: flexible trigger wire ropes system, rounded lobe edges, internal spring on blue size, color anodized upper trigger plate, diagonal micro teeth on cam lobes and more.
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