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The Pro-Key on its own
The Pro-Key with its exclusive leash..
A radical update makes our nut tool more adaptable and easier to use. The Pro-key comes with a new precision ground tip which allows access to the smallest slots, as well as a wire gate at the top which allows a direct clip to the harness.
Added to this, a one piece a 'folded top' gives a bigger surface area to allow a firmer (less painful) push with the palm and large central holes keep the weight down.
Finally, and exclusively, the Pro-Key is available with an extendable detachable and flexible leash which can be clipped (via a mini-wiregate biner) to your harness preventing loss in extreme positions.
Options - The Pro-Key is available in two options; one with the extendable flexible leash, as shown below, and one as a unit without leash.
The first batches of Pro-Keys are arriving in the UK now and should be in store in the Uk in late August or early September or so - but will only be appearing in the US in September...
The Dragon's striking TripleGrip cam lobes feature an increased contact area with a raw aluminium finish and additional bite points. These features work together to increase friction between the cam lobe and the rock it's placed in. This increases holding power and reduces...
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26 Sep, 2017
Wild Country - New Friends
Released in 2016, Wild Country's New Friends are the result of several decades of refinement on the iconic original. Over the last year Simon Verspeak has thrashed them on a wide range of rock types. What's the verdict?
14 Jul, 2017
New Dragon Cams from DMM
With some key improvements on the previous model, the new Dragons take DMM's dual axle cam offering to new heights, reckons Tim Neill
24 May, 2016
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