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Price $7 List$9.95 at Amazon$13 List$11.95 at Amazon
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$19.00 at REI
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Pros Very porous cloth, decent coverage for a chalk ballWidely available, good texture and friction, nice priceExcellent value, good friction and coverageCoats hands well, least expensive "climbing specific" chalkGreat Coverage, Excellent friction, almost no dust
Cons Still allows a lot of chalk dust into the airEasy to spill, creates a lot of dustUnusable if you have cuts and abrasions on your handsLow friction, doesn't last as long as other chalksNot a great value
Bottom Line This chalk ball limits dust and mess in your gym and at your local crag without sacrificing coverageWidely available and reasonably priced, this chalk takes the taco in our competitionSimilar performance to Secret Stuff at a lower priceA good choice if you like to use loads of chalkThis chalk cream isn't cheap, but it could be that little advantage that makes the difference between success and failure
Rating Categories Refillable Chalk Shot Black Diamond White Gold Mammut Liquid Chalk Metolius Super Chalk Friction Labs Secret Stuff
Friction & Overall Feel (25%)
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Coverage (25%)
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Mess (25%)
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Specs Refillable Chalk... Black Diamond... Mammut Liquid Chalk Metolius Super Chalk Friction Labs...
Resealable Packaging? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Price Per oz $4.95 per ball $1.03/oz $1.94/oz $0.80/oz $7.60/oz
Type Refillable Ball Loose Liquid Loose Liquid
Drying Additive No No No Yes No
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