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04-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #1
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Love the S-Biner

A couple of uses for the "S-Biner". I have a bunch of these things that I get at a local hardware store. The large one is a stainless #4 (holds up to 75 lbs.) and the green are (plastic) #2 size. I use the green ones for attaching my car keys mostly but they make the bag loops much more accessible in a hurry. Once installed they're not going to come off accidentally. Plenty of colors and sizes to match bag colors too. The #4 stainless S-Biner is great for making my camera bag a tripod weight.

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Very nice! So, do you get these at Park Rose Hardware or some other store?


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04-07-2012, 08:43 PM   #3
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Steve, ya' Park Rose Hardware on 164th is where I go, but I've seen them elsewhere.
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Amazon and REI have then too.

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I always have a full size mountaineers carabiner attached to my camera bag, they are usually big enough to attach to something solid when on a boat or some other place a bag could drop, and to a chair or table in a restaurant for a bit of security. Very useful, a small one would be handy as well.
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As an avid rock climber (who has bags of 'biners) I approve. I've also never thought of keeping one on my camera bag... which is weird, since they usually hang off my harness and are used for nearly everything.
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I bought a few as well - not only is it good for hanging stuff, if I am in a crowded area, I'll hook my strap to it while it is attached to my bag.

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The local Target has a large selection of sizes.

I use them to quickly remove my strap.
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I just use my trusty KONG carabiners.
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