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Carabiners Loaded Sideways!?!?

What happens when a carabiner partially goes over an edge? Clearly it is not good for a carabiner to be loaded sideways so we tested how bad it is.

Check out @Hard Is Easy as they will being covering this topic also!


If it is sticking way up and being leveraged a lot... it breaks around 3kn

If it barely pokes up over the edge and is barely being leveraged it breaks at almost MBS

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Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.

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