Black Diamond Positron Screwgate Carabiner

Black Diamond Positron Screwgate Carabiner is rated 4.718518518518518 out of 5 by 135.
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Product Description Item No.   10003065

The Positron Screwgate Carabiner by Black Diamond is a keylock carabiner with solid gate; smaller than the Dynotron. All-around, snag-free value.

FEATURES of the Black Diamond Positron Screwgate Carabiner

  • Deep basket reduces fumbly clips
  • Key lock nose prevents snagging
  • Easy-to-hold functional shape
  • Screwgate sleeve

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Major Axis Strength Open: 8 kN
Disclaimer: All climbing equipment is final sale.
Major Axis Strength Closed: 25 kN
Weight: 2 oz
Open Gate Clearance: 21 mm
Minor Axis Strength: 8 kN
Best Use: Climbing
Carabiner Type: Locking Carabiner
Gate Style: Screw-lock
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from When they restock this, quick, buy all of them before that other guy does... They're nice little biners. Nice, cheap little biners. Nice cheap, Black Diamond quality, little biners. I wouldn't belay off of it (just because it's a bit on the small side), but setting anchors, jerry-rigging slack lines, going overkill to secure your chalk bag, it functions well for all of that. ,,,,I can't let it get away completely unscathed (even though I am confident it will always help me do that...), so here's some quirks. The screwgate is a little sticky sometimes, and it occasionally requires at least 2 fingers to unstick... But that being said, you can still do it with 2 fingers very easily. I'm gonna stop before I hit thin ice...
Date published: 2011-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A solid 'biner for the price, great for anchors This not-exactly small, not-exactly big biner is a main component of my anchor system and bomber for setting up a top-rope (John Long's quad rig with double-looped cordelette, two BDs up top at the bolts, and two clipped in to 3 of the 4 strands at the bottom for the power point--such a strong rig with great equalization). I also use them with girth hitched slings (obvi) for setting up the rap after a sport route.,,,,According to the trusty digital scale, these biners weigh in at 55.6 g or 1.96 oz. That's almost a full half gram off the advertised weight. Wowee... So, uh, shave some weight off your rack, too?
Date published: 2014-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Somehow, better than others in it's class It looks just like any other non-HMS keylock locking carabiner, but for some reason, it just works better. I don't know if it's the low angle curve from the top of the spine to the nose, or the trustworthy spin lock we've all come to expect from Black Diamond, or what, but its just easier to clip in and out. Compared to an ultra-tech, its can hold and let loose more dyneema material, it can unhook from a bolt more freely. I know it's not really a big deal, if it locks and has 20+ Kn strength, it'll get the job done, but this is another great product from BD, and that's my review.
Date published: 2010-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the most used biners I have. My personal anchor biner. I use this biner a lot and have made one of them my dedicated personal anchor biner that I use with a sling on rap routes and while building/transitioning anchors. For being a smaller biner, I feel that it's very burly. I use mine any time I'm sitting on metal hardware and as a non-rope running biner. To clarify: I would have ZERO ISSUES running ropes over this, that's not what I'm saying. I've chosen to make this my utility/metal contacting biner...that's where it fits in to my rack. My wife an I have a couple on our racks for general purposes.
Date published: 2015-11-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I like little locking light liquid lurking carabiner the last two adjectives are misleading, but they also started with an "L". These are pretty good biners for various uses, but they are restricted due to their size. You can use them for belay/rappel with a figure 8 but probly not with an ATC since there is not enough room for the rope to run through it smoothly. I use them to hook the slings to bolts for TR anchors as well as attaching a prussik when rappeling. The screwgwate is very smooth with minimal noise. They are great BD quality products at a great price, definitely recommend em
Date published: 2012-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great biner My favorite biner, I think the best small screw-lock in the industry. Light, strong, and great interior space on the inside. Can be used anywhere you need a biner. This may not be the best biner for certain specific situations, but you can still make it work if you are in a pinch. I have used this for belay, rappel, anchors, locking quickdraws, ascenders....the list goes on. They also seem to wear tougher than most. I always keep 1 as a multi-purpose back up on my rack for any problem, besides 1-2 others assigned to specific tasks.
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from i think these are total crap I grooved one out redirecting a hanging belay one time. I lowered one climber a few time while cleaning and climbing some harder multi pitch and put a serious grove in one of these lockers. i thought it might just be that one but it has happened consistently. I used one for a top rope for some clients it grooved out in a day. for the price its a damn good key lock biner but the longevity of the alloy is not so good and for that i must say its crap because not matter how cheap it is, if i need to replace it several times it sucks.
Date published: 2011-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome all around biner This is my go to biner for everything that I need a locking biner for. Lightweight on the harness and a great price to go along with it. The only negatives I can think of is that the biner is a little bit on the small side and does not have a round stock. Difficult to pop a clove hitch and munter hitch in. Especially the munter as the biner does not allow the knot to pop back and forth. non Round stock makes it not ideal for setting up a top autolock belay with a ATC Guide, so have to carry an extra rocklock for that purpose.
Date published: 2015-04-03
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