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Black Diamond Positron Screwgate Carabiner

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    Positively perfect.

    Black Diamond's Positron Screwgate Carabiner is the locker that every dirtbag climber dreams of, due to its solid security, compact lightness, and dirt-cheap price tag. Despite its inexpensiveness, the Positron still styles the ever-popular keylock nose for snag-free unclipping.

    • Screwgate locking carabiner
    • Keylock nose
    • Item #BLD00HL

    Tech Specs

    Gate Type
    screwgate
    Features
    keylock nose
    Major Axis Strength
    25 kN
    Minor Axis Strength
    8 kN
    Open Gate Strength
    8 kN
    Gate Opening
    21 mm
    Claimed Weight
    2 oz
    Recommended Use
    climbing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

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    For my PAS

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I got this biner for anchoring in my personal anchoring system to the wall while I'm cleaning sport or trad anchors. I like how small and light it is. I also like how quick this biner is to work with. I think that the D shape is just a little bit small if I needed to get more than just a PAS locked in on it.

    Great lightweight versatile biner!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I just bought several of these with some personal anchor systems because I am
    Taking my family to the Telluride via Ferratta. I chose this biner because it's lightweight and easy to clip and lock. They are also the perfect size.

    Nothing left to add except...

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    MORE COLORSSSSSS. I like my rack to look like it came right out of the 90's MTB scene (Kudos to Paul for keeping the dream alive). I do have a catalog of a few years vintage so I have a dull rainbow of these, but I can't complain: these are sweet. I don't know why you're even reading a review of these, you should be out climbing. Get them, get more, get the bigger HMS cousin too. When they're beat up, retire them to river gear or keys or artwork.

    Simple and Smooth

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    The BD Positron's are my favorite locking multi-use carabiner. The screwgate action is simple, smooth, and consistent. I primarily use these for building anchors, and for a personal anchor. If you're not a huge fan of brightly colored lockers, the muted grey, green, and black colorway looks great on any rack.

    Safe, Simply, Light, and Effective

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    The title of the review says it all. I have never had a problem with this carabiner, and it works as advertised. 12/10 would bind again.

    Good biner, not so great screw action

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

    This biner is nicely shaped and a bit bigger than most offset D's. However, both of the ones I received had loose and scratchy feeling screw threads. You couldn't flick them closed like you can with most screwlocks.

    Best multi use locker

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These lockers are really great for just about everything. I leave one on my harness at all times in case i need a locker. They are super light and don't really add weight to your rack.

    My Go-To Carabiners

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Whenever I need to replenish my stock, this is what I look for. The locking mechanism remains smooth after regular use, and only gets crunchy when you repeatedly repel into sandy water. They're lightweight too, so throwing an extra on my harness "just in case" is no big deal.

    Fast & Light

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Sweet little locking 'biner. It's light enough to support my "fast and light" approach without making any sacrifices on quality. The only thing I would be aware of is it's I-beam construction and how rapelling on it (or even using it as a top-rope anchor) will wear this 'biner down faster than a non-I-beam style biner.

    Great size

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I have read reviews where carabiners get negative reviews due to their size. Different size beaners are used for different things. As the name says, these are Positron carabiners. That means they are the same size as the carabiners used in BD most current line of quick draws.
    I tend to use larger carabiners for repelling and belaying, but these are perfect for so many other situations. Judging them for what they are... they are perfect! Especially when you catch them on a Backcountry sale.
    Perfect carabiner!

    One Of My First

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I like this carabiner a lot, it feels heavy duty without feeling overly heavy. So far it has been my go to for my tube belay and works great. As some have said I have noticed a groove being worn into it from the rope. All around good carabiner, worth the price. For me as a newbie to the buying of climbing gear, I'm glad I have this carabiner, but I now know why some carabiners are more specifically designed.

    Great all arounders

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These carabiners are awesome. You can use them for everything. Belaying, rappelling, anchoring, even used them on my slackline. I probably own 10 or more of these and wouldn't buy anything else.