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Forum: Climbing Chat 11-27-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,532
Posted By rockboy
Cheers

Yip going to Thailand for a month on the way out, so needless to say taking my climbing gear and a belay slave!:becky:
Forum: Other Activities 11-24-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,182
Posted By rockboy
Fuji Nevada MTB FOR SALE

FUJI NEVADA MTB Bike

WON 230.000 ONO

Bike Valued at WON 500,000 new in Korea
Helmet Valued at WON 60,000 new in Korea
Spare tyres Valued at WON 70,000 new in Korea

Phone: Craig 010-5505-5065
Forum: Climbing Chat 11-24-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,532
Posted By rockboy
Leaving Korea

Hey Guys, I am leaving Korea in a few days and so are trying to get rid of a few items so check out my for sale thread.

Anyway, keep climbing well and safe :)
Forum: Buy & Sell Gear 11-24-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,379
Posted By rockboy
Smile Leaving Korea Sale- Last Chance

Hey Guys, I am leaving Korea in a few days and so are trying to get rid of a few items. See below,

Phone Craig 010-5505-5065.


1.) Mountain Bike won 230,000 ONO

2.) Weights 18Kg won 5,000
...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-23-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,511
Posted By rockboy
They state "if it has held a major fall,...

They state "if it has held a major fall, approaching fall factor 2"

p.s. The UIAA drop test requires that single dynamic ropes hold at least 5, 1.77 factor falls, not factor 2. and with an impact...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-23-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,745
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb Grading Systems (May 23rd 2006)

Grade systems for aid climbing
Aid climbing (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aid_climbing) are graded A0 to A5/A6 depending on the reliability of the gear placements, and the consequences of a fall. New...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-23-2006, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,511
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb The Life Of A Rope (Beals Perspective) -May 23rd 2006

LIFETIME DYNAMIC ROPES AND ACCESSORY CORDS


• Lifetime = Time of storage before first use + time in use.
The working life depends on the frequency and the type of use.
Abrasion, UV exposure...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-22-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,832
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb Getting Wet & Wild could cost you your life! (May 22nd 2006)

Wet Ropes Decrease Performance Strength By Around 70%


The presence of water or ice in climbing ropes produces important modifications in their
performances, such as:
1. The dynamic resistance of...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-22-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,864
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb The History Of Nylon.

The History Of Nylon. (ie your ropes etc.)
Invented by; Wallace Carothers.

http://www.chemheritage.org/educationalservices/nylon/images/spin03.gif

Before the invention of nylon was announced by...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-19-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,723
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb Gecko Tape

Gecko Tape - might be useful for aid routes eh :becky:

Humans aren't very good at climbing; we need all kinds of ropes and harnesses to do it well (and safely). However, geckos are really good at...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-19-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,772
Posted By rockboy
Lightbulb Classic Climbing Quotes (May 19th 2006)

There are literally thousands of these, here's some to start you off!:)


"We commenced plugging up in foot deep steps with a thin wind crust on top and precious little belay for the ice-axe. It...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-19-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,596
Posted By rockboy
I'm guessing Chris is me??? anyway, actually I...

I'm guessing Chris is me??? anyway, actually I didn't mean an increase in fear with age, rather lower fitness, fatter, slower, less active etc etc due to progressing age and lack of training.

Yeah...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-17-2006, 03:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,596
Posted By rockboy
"It's all about the altitude bro!"

Yeah I have often wondered what exactly it is about climbing that I like. What makes me keep at it. How to overcome fear etc.

So let's start typing and maybe I'll figure it all out, messy, mixed up...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-17-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,756
Posted By rockboy
Seoul, And Bring It All!

There's climbing everywhere, so doesn't matter too much, Masan, Daejeon, Seoul, East coast, West Coast all depends if you like the city, country or oceans i guess. I'm in Seoul and love it, But other...
Forum: General Chat 05-01-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,972
Posted By rockboy
Need A new Job?

I'm moving on, but my hogwon isn't, So they need a replacement for me.

Check ou these sites:

http://englishspectrum.com/new/job_center.html?include=form&mode=view&id=31808&gid=1

...
Forum: General Chat 05-01-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,854
Posted By rockboy
Like I said I'm on the fence watching both sides,...

Like I said I'm on the fence watching both sides, but I agree completely with what you said. Just thought I would throw the other side in so everyone sees the full picture, well some of it anyways:) .
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-01-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,322
Posted By rockboy
Yeah, that's good to hear. Hopefully people are...

Yeah, that's good to hear. Hopefully people are becoming more informed about safety. Wow, big rock Rick!
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-01-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,735
Posted By rockboy
I never heard that ending but think that's quite...

I never heard that ending but think that's quite cool too, will add that on next time:)
Forum: Announcements 05-01-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 25,908
Posted By rockboy
Craig really does equal crag!

Hey that's my name, how can they see you there? You ment crag i know.:) But actually my name is Scottish Gaelic: meaning a rock or crag so close enough:lol: I know lame post sorry:doh:

p.s middle...
Forum: General Chat 04-29-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,854
Posted By rockboy
Hmmmmmm Funny you should ask!

I studiied Botany and Zoology double major then Marine science, post grad and masters. So I learnt all about the carbon cycles, water chemistry, oceanography, geology, statistics, pollution,...
Forum: General Chat 04-28-2006, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,854
Posted By rockboy
Two sides to every story

Co2 gas emissions and Ozone depletion etc etc... I'm from a science background and have always been told the waters rising the waters rising! Things are heating up. Recycle, recycle!!! But There are...
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-28-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,322
Posted By rockboy
You kind of look like your wearing a helmet in...

You kind of look like your wearing a helmet in your avatar :becky: Did your friends change your tyres and oil lately like they promised?
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-28-2006, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,157
Posted By rockboy
Cool

Don't forget to hold your breath!:lol:
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-28-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,157
Posted By rockboy
If you practise it, then surely you know it!!!! ...

If you practise it, then surely you know it!!!! So it will be one of the knots you truely know!?. Isn't that how you knew the other knots in the first place?:doh:
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-28-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,849
Posted By rockboy
No expense is spared for you guys :) (cut and...

No expense is spared for you guys :) (cut and paste:doh: )
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