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Dec 22, 2012, 5:45 AM

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Re: [marc801] hardware store quicklinks
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marc801 wrote:
They weren't quicklinks that were tested - they were hardware store carabiners. Your post title and the sentence fragment above are wildly inaccurate.

I see two quicklinks in the photo labeled "The gear that was tested". And in the PDF, item 5 is listed as "Maglia rapida "fisso"DMM"" and item 7 is listed as "Maglia Rapida".

The mode of failure is different in those two quicklinks. In one, the break is at the threaded portion. In the other, the break is at the bend on the major axis.

I would have liked to see more information about the size of those quicklinks. That said, I'm still happy to rappel off 3/8" or even 5/16" quicklinks. YMMV

EDIT: I found a couple of links to previous discussions.

marc801 wrote:
Please think before posting breathtaking sensationalism.

Please read better before posting snarky responses.

(This post was edited by wivanoff on Dec 22, 2012, 6:02 AM)

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Post edited by wivanoff () on Dec 22, 2012, 6:02 AM

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