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Topic Author's Original Post - Jun 29, 2011 - 06:13pm PT
They're baaacccckkkkk!

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Mangy Peasant

Social climber
Riverside, CA
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:19pm PT
¿Hay alguna noticia en Inglés?

Trad climber
Jamul, CA
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:24pm PT
Translation by Google:

Fixe-fader starts making the Alien after reaching an agreement with the widow of David Wagoneer

By EDITORIAL BARRABES.COM - Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 3 comments Share90
The guidelines David Wagoneer, inventor of the Aliens, left his widow before she died were clear: the company to continue with making the aliens would have to be of medium size, would have to continue with the name, the same philosophy and he performed precise manufacturing, including machinery and raw materials. Finally, after 1 ½ years of negotiations, Fixe-Faders has obtained the patent, the machinery and all the knowledge transmitted and begins manufacturing

There have been many major brands of both American and European material that have sought a patent for the legendary Alien Cams. But the guidelines that the inventor and manufacturer, David Wagoneer, left his wife before his death were unclear, and all aimed at the spirit of your device is not lost. Thus, to avoid the loss of the name and got a fabrication more industrial arguably less careful, the company proceeded with the patent should be small to medium size, never an industry giant, but with extensive experience in factory and manufacturing of high quality. The name should be retained, and the granting of the patent must include machinery and knowledge. Even suppliers of raw materials, carefully selected, should remain the same. In short: Wagoneer that he wanted to continue making exact replicas and perform the same level of reliability and good work he performed. And after eighteen months of negotiations, the former U.S. manufacturing resumes at Barcelona, ​​to get the company Fixe-Faders the patent after considering the widow who was the most suitable plant for this. In fact, the whole machinery moved from Colorado to St. Quirze Besora, and Nadia, the widow of David Wagoneer has been two months in Catalonia teaching all the secrets and tricks of manufacture. From the workshop Fixe-Faders tell us that is quite manual and craft, which was already known by thousands of users worldwide Alien, who appreciated the constructive excellence of these devices and their effectiveness on the wall. Once past the learning period, and to guarantee the appearance of your device cam by using the same machinery and even the same original raw material, soon will begin manufacturing the end-user. It is expected that the first Alien in September are on sale in the international market. May be purchased in blue, green, yellow, gray and red.


Jun 29, 2011 - 06:30pm PT
At first I thought it might have something to do with JP.Franklin who popped into this thread:

Though he is in Chile and this outfit seems to be in Spain.

Trad climber
Mountain View
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:35pm PT
gotta have hope

Ice climber
Ashland, Or
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:37pm PT

Trad climber
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:37pm PT
Bets of luck to Fixe! I love my Aliens - but the big question: When will they make offsets?

A pile of dirt.
Jun 29, 2011 - 06:59pm PT
At least all the gouging done by peeps with used aliens will stop!


Trad climber
Portland, Oregon
Jun 29, 2011 - 07:08pm PT
It will be curious to see how this goes. One prospective buyer looked at the design and manufacturing and came away with the conclusion labor costs of the existing design might be such that it isn't financially worth producing. But, possibly they got it all at a price that mitigates those concerns or maybe the location of manufacture will change again after a period of time.

Trad climber
Jun 29, 2011 - 07:09pm PT
Shoulda unloaded while the market was high.

Jun 29, 2011 - 07:11pm PT
Another question is when will they be available in the states?

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Jun 29, 2011 - 07:17pm PT
That release is pure comedy gold.

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Jun 29, 2011 - 07:25pm PT

Be interesting to see the new ones. Sounds like they may be identical.

Way out there....
Jun 29, 2011 - 10:22pm PT
They are being made in Spain.
A large number have been ordered for sale in the US.

Mountain climber
Jun 29, 2011 - 10:28pm PT
Wow, that was interesting
tom woods

Gym climber
Bishop, CA
Jun 29, 2011 - 10:53pm PT
Spain? Cool. Soon they will be as widely available as Boreal shoes.

Kidding. It's good to see that the lady found a buyer for the company that will keep the product alive.

Ice climber
Purgatory, CO
Jun 29, 2011 - 11:13pm PT
SWEET! I've always likes Faders, then Fixe. I trust they will make 'em well.

I'll finally be able to replace my partner's green which I left somewhere at Pat& Jack one evening, when we were having so much fun that we climbed into the dark and had no headlamps. We found our way out by feel, but I left her green Alien behind. I went back the next day and, of course, it was gone.

Trad climber
Jun 30, 2011 - 12:54am PT
Really awesome
Captain...or Skully

or some such
Jun 30, 2011 - 12:54am PT
We will see what we see. Good day.

Mountain climber
Jun 30, 2011 - 01:00am PT
everyone loves to hate the chef
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