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by Kristen Valle (2019-04-25)


The buckle only has the two side pushes for release, but it was very secure. Adjustment was made at the buckle with metal tabs which prevented the belt from inadvertently loosening. Attaching the clip was easy- undo a couple of screws, pull off one piece, put belt in the middle, place a piece over the belt, tighten screws down. In part one of the diagram you will take the midway point of your folded cord and place it through your "O" ring.2. When you have all that extra rope, you don't need the carabiner and the skinny blue cord. I liked this, but there is a small problem of when the cord is rubbed, it sounds like someone blowing into a microphone in your ears. There are some features that you may want to look for in a carabiner watch. 10k worth of camera gear onto my hip I want it to be built bombproof, and the spider just looked tougher than the rest. So, by going with the Spider Pro think tank belt system I gave myself confidence in the ability to add more gear later on.



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I can't say that the Spider is better than any of those because I haven't tried them, but three primary factors put the spider system above the others when it was time to purchase. Enter the Spider Pro system. This DMM Belay Master 2 Carabiner uses a wide-mouthed gate for ease of use and features a screw-locking system. I already gave you a brief teaser of how this worked out in my earlier Burning Man post, but just to recap, the system worked perfectly. Then it was off to Burning Man for the system's first real test. The sleeve then prevents the gate from accidental opening. Mystery Knot, the strand at left goes to the climbing rope, the one next to it is the working end, then magic happens, but the loop apparently needs a carabiner. The rig was being used by a climbing school. Before you know, your workers' kids and spouses will be using the pens at school and work, thus broadening the reach of your advertising.



These are a very familiar type of net with several other sports using them as well. The primary qualities I am looking for are how well a carabiner will clip (depending on the type of the gate and the size of the gate opening) and how much it weighs. The "mouth" of the storage slot is the primary hex driver, and is fitted with magnetic tool retainer in its side to assist with that. The keychain features a carabiner with CRAP imprint, a high quality strap with both the labels printed on each side and finish up with 5 individual stainless steel hooks. Webbing way up the tree, to carabiners and static rope with a cordalette "backup" side loading a carabiner. Half inch webbing, carabiner gate down, so it can open, and a climbing rope instead of static. Tiny tree, thin webbing, single carabiner, 8mm rope, at least the other anchor is a fat static line.



Two anchor points, but a single anchor. Each anchor is a runner around a tree with a carabiner connecting to 9mm. Nine mil will stretch a lot and saw on rock edges. While there are higher priced ones out there, you should go for cheaper types that really stretch your budget to the maximum since you want to make an impact at a very small price. Done. There is also a pad, but it added a lot of bulk to the belt so I decided to try it without the pad first and add the pad in later if I needed it. I had been researching various clip systems for a while, and there are several out there to choose from. I am pretty sure that one of these days I am going to break down and get one of their modular belt systems. You can get carabiner key chains custom engraved with your name, logo or message at wholesale prices too. We did agree on turning the carabiner gate up and using a bowline instead of a clove hitch. The triple-locking gate provides the safety if a 3-stage auto-locking gate that can be easily opened with one hand.