Chalk Bag FAQ
"What is the "fuzzy ligament" in
After trying out dozens of designs and methods of using pile, we feel
this is the best. Having the "ligament" placed on the bottom
of the bag is the natural place for your fingers to wrap when inserted
into the bag. It is a totally natural motion and gives your fingers
the best contact with the chalk filled pile of any design available.
Using the rolled strip of pile also makes for a lighter bag as the
entire inner surface of the bag is no longer all pile. The bag does
will never have that "full diaper" feel that the other pile
lined bags can aquire.
"If I send you some material, can you make
a bag with my fabric?"
Yes and no. We tried this and had nothing but problems, so we no longer
can do this.
"I've been trying to get an Elvis pattern
bag for like two years. What gives?"
The fabric we use is picked up at various outlets all over the place.
Sometimes we find a really cool Elvis and make a bunch of bags with
the fabric. When those bags are gone, if they were popular, we will
try to find the same material. Sometimes we cant. This is probably
because even though you guys loved the fabric on a chalk bag, it probably
looked like crap as a dress on some 7th grader so the company did
not run any more of the fabric. It might show up again, but we never
"What is with the giant chalk bags, like
your White Lung?"
Boulderers are carrying these bags and are just leaving them at the
base of problems and not wearing a chalk bag while climbing. They
hold a lot of chalk so the whole crew only needs one bag and they
are great to have at a home wall instead of strapping one on.
"How much do your bags weigh?"
Our small bag, the Palm model weighs 3oz. The large model, the Fist,
weighs 4oz. Our White Lung bag weighs 6oz.
"I saw your chalkbags in Playboy magazine
the other day. Any chance of hooking me up with the centerfold? I
know for a fact you have a way in."
Sure, we can hook you up. Send me your cell phone number and I'll
pass it along.