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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2007, 04:10:28 pm »
Ice Ravines was very close, but not the right spot.  Looks like it would be worth investigating, though.
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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2009, 03:41:40 pm »
Is this contest officially over? Or merely dormant? Never found out where the mystery wall was!

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2009, 04:46:18 pm »
Everyone's holding out for a virgin deuce5 hammer...

A new carrot...you gotta have some 'Beaks laying around, John. Cough em up.
Say no to limbers, excavators and retro-bolters. No matter how much he smiles.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2009, 08:30:47 pm »
It seems the thing was left unsolved. How 'bout it, Deuce4?
Are we still on for virtual wall shoppin'? (Dumb question, huh?)
Where'd your hammer end up?
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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2009, 01:43:28 am »
I'm just waiting.. is it on, is it off, did anyone win? are you throwing in beaks to sweeten the pot?
Been googling until my eyes are crossed.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2009, 06:07:42 pm »
Well ? hammer still up for grabs? beaks?
(amazing what a guy will do for free gear)

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #36 on: May 22, 2009, 07:08:23 pm »
We may never know.....Apparently, Deucey has lost interest.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2009, 10:30:58 pm »
Damn, I'm always a day late and a dollar short for the good deals !

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #38 on: May 23, 2009, 06:10:07 am »
The contest is still on, though it may be some delays in checking the answers.

one mint A5 hammer up for grabs for just picking a point on the map....
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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2009, 08:38:36 am »
WooHoo !!!

Thanks deuce count me in

(now to go back through the thread and check answers against my saved GoogleEarth searches)

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2009, 08:04:12 am »
I must be a doofus....I can't figure out how to transfer Google Earth images onto this board.
Dammit! Got a good guess, too. Arrrggh.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2009, 10:09:29 am »
Hmmmmm........gotta do some searchin' soon. Cool!

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #42 on: May 24, 2009, 12:37:19 pm »
Figure it out yet skully ? They're just screen captures, that have been uploaded to photobucket (or where ever) and then posted here.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2009, 02:10:24 pm »
Ok, Here goes!


And Farther...


Cheers!
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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #44 on: May 25, 2009, 07:33:46 am »
Venture a guess, Kevin? This is pretty damn fun.......

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #45 on: May 25, 2009, 08:29:56 am »
Well.. I've probably spent 10 hours so far on Google Earth,  and think I'm pretty damn close, but... with a limit of 3 guesses, I'm trying to narrow it down a little more, because not only have a found a lot of very interesting unnamed peaks that appear to have little or no history, but.. I really do want that hammer!!!

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #46 on: May 25, 2009, 03:18:55 pm »
Just downloaded google earth... I'll be searching through out the week while I'm off work.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #47 on: May 25, 2009, 05:23:52 pm »
Dammit! More contestants! I think my first guess is pretty good, but just in case, I have another.............
That hammer is MINE! Hahahaha!
(wanted to give a bit of incentive....)

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #48 on: May 25, 2009, 11:38:15 pm »
I think I've put in 3 hours today so far and my eye's are killing me...

You better post up your findings Skully before I find it!

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #49 on: May 26, 2009, 07:05:07 am »
I think I have the right valley, but everytime I fly up one of the side valleys, I find something that *could* be it as well,
then starts the comparison game.. still narrowing it down,.. 1/2 million Google Earth Miles later.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #50 on: May 30, 2009, 02:09:28 pm »
I've got a guess posted, waiting for Deucey to shoot it down before tryin' again.
I think it looks like a good guess.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #51 on: May 30, 2009, 09:54:09 pm »
I want to jump in to the mix too.

I like what Skully has right now.


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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #52 on: May 31, 2009, 08:25:20 pm »
Well, Podner, don't let that stop ya......

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #53 on: June 02, 2009, 02:20:22 pm »

How does your Pira compare to say your barong in terms of performance?


barong?  Filipino wedding happening?  I better go back and read the thread.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #54 on: June 06, 2009, 02:04:49 pm »
A Barong..

  • .. a rounded shaped bong.. aka pipe with holes drilled in it?
  • .. the sound a bong makes while being pounded in?

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #55 on: June 22, 2009, 11:02:27 pm »
It's like he uses his own private language, loosely rooted in English.
Right on, Barong!
Still got a guess up, Deucey!
I just keep bumpin' it up so you'll (maybe) notice. Groove on.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #56 on: June 23, 2009, 03:52:21 am »
Skully--You're too far west!

ps when youse guys post here with a guess, let me know also by email.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #57 on: June 25, 2009, 03:07:17 am »
I've been checking this out and now that I have a bunch of down time at work I'm gonna give this a go. Let me know if I'm close cause I know I'm not spot on...yet.





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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #58 on: July 06, 2009, 09:48:47 am »
Okay I?ll play?it?s in the Sangla Valley by the Baspa River between Batseri village and Banjara camp.
Here?s another view of the wall from the intertubez;
http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/30092/size/big/ppuser/32747

The second peak looks like Kinner Kailash, this is what tipped me off to the area since I have seen this peak before online and squirreled it away as a place I?d like to visit whenever I get to India.




close up view



5 miles high



500 miles high



I?m a little high and hungover from this weekend when I figured all this out so in case I?m delusional and imagining all of this please forgive me.

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Re: Free A5 Big Wall Hammer contest
« Reply #59 on: July 06, 2009, 10:35:30 am »
GOATBOY WINS!!!


CONGRATULATIONS!!!


I will be in sending you a hammer in August!  Please send my your address to my email at deuce4  at bigwalls.net
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