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Video Gear Review: Edelrid Mega Jul

Video Gear Review: Edelrid Mega Jul

Video Gear Review: Edelrid Mega Jul

Value Rating: 9
Durability Rating:
Overall Rating:

Location Of Test: Indoor and outdoor climbing
10 routes

Product Name: Mega Jul
Product Brand:
Best Use:
Lead, TR, and guide mode belaying, rappelling, especially when you have to stop and use both hands to remove pieces
2.3oz, made of stainless steel compatible with 9.7-10.5mm ropes

The Full Review:

The Edelrid Mega Jul is an auto-locking tubular belay device. It's light, slick, and fantastic once you get the hang of it. Upon purchasing one, take some time to play with it and learn all the ins and outs of using it before heading outside. Also make sure you have a carabiner that fits in the hole designed to facilitate easier lowering in guide mode and on rappel.

Mega Jul

The Good:  

Very lightweight, most inexpensive autolocking belay device out there, made of durable steel.

Mega Jul

The Bad: 

Tricky to use at first, can be hard to uncam at times.

Mega Jul

The Bottom Line:

Buy this device, learn how to use it properly, and you'll be psyched. It's a solid piece of equipment, and it's now my full-time belay device.

Mega Jul

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