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    Quote Originally Posted by hairbear View Post
    would it get rid of this risk if the loops were wrapped together or sewn together.
    you could just girth hitch them together as one like they are on the apex buckle. but i think even girth hitched independently and then tightened should keep them from moving, if you sewed them together you would negate the purpose of using the biner in the first place which is having them easy to take apart for sock install

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yukon View Post
    I like it, definitely would make it easier. What doe Dutch rate that biner at for weight limit?
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    Carabiner cross loading

    According to an Oregon Fire Department testing of Carabiners, a 3-way load on a 10,000lb rated carabiner broke when loaded to 4700lbs.

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