I have looked at the bolt and it is very clearly Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) that caused the failure.
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The thought of having to go through planning another w/e outweighed my bed, which my oh so sexy girlfriend was keeping warm.
Andy Davies has informed us that the 610 shiny new glue-in bolts have arrived for ARF phase II.
I am very pleased to report that we have managed to raise a substantial amount of money for the new bolts.
Please please seriously consider helping ARF – its for your own good.
So the Anchor Replacement Fund started off a couple of years back with 800 bolts and 200 lower off rings.
If you’re going to equip a route, do it for life and buy good quality equipment.
We had 61 bolts, 20 top anchors, 18 muffins, 17 guys, 14 doughnuts, 7 ropes, 5 drills, 4 spare batteries, 3 gals (!), 1 glue gun and last but not least 1 angle grinder.