Black Diamond Posiwire Quickdraw

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Easy clipping and an extremely reliable draw. What…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $38.93 USD

Summary

Easy clipping and an extremely reliable draw. What more is there to say?

Pros

  • Easy to clip
  • Rubber stopper keeps biner from unnecessarily moving
  • Nice size dog bone

Cons

  • Maybe a little TOO easy to clip?

The fact that draws have very minimal moving parts makes for a reliable piece of equipment, but a piece of equipment that is so important that it must be made well enough to not fail on you. I can say that I have yet to have a problem with these draws. I used to use Petzl Spirits but saw a set of these for a sweet price and decided to go for it. I do not regret that decision. The Posiwires are now my go to draw!

Black Diamond advertises a simple and hard-working product and deliver on that promise. Clipping is never an issue (unless you back-clip and in that case you shouldn't be climbing if that is even a problem) and I never feel as if I'm fumbling to get a draw off my harness. The gate action works as if I've just ordered them from BD. Smooth and effortless, I never feel uneasy about taking a fall.

A 6-pack of Posiwires weighs roughly 1 pound 6 ounces. That to me is incredible. Such a valuable piece of equipment that does is job and keeps you safe for a weight that won't break your back when on those longer climbs.

All-in-all I couldn't speak more highly of such a well made product. If you're unsure, go with the Posiwires - you won't be sorry.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Black Diamond's Posiwire Quickdraw page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

With a snag-free Positron carabiner on top and a lightweight, easy-clipping original HotWire carabiner on bottom, the Black Diamond PosiWire Quickdraw combines smooth clippability and wiregate functionality. The 14 mm DynexTM dogbone is not only durable and easy to grab, but it features our Straitjacket insert to keep the bottom biner in the optimal clipping position.

- CampSaver.com

Load up with this Black Diamond PosiWire Quickpack quickdraw set and head to the crag.

- REI

Black Diamond PosiWire QuickpackLoad up with the most light weight and durable quickdraws, now available in a single package with the Black Diamond PosiWire Quickpack. The Straight gated Positron carabiners are positioned on the top of the quickdraw to offer maximum protection while the original wire-gated HotWire carabiners are positioned on the bottom to provide a lightweight hold on ropes. Each of the Positron s Keylock nose doesn t snag on bolt hangers, making clipping and cleaning easier and secure. Each of the hot-forged HotWire has a wire-gate that doesn t freezes and gets rid of fluttering on the gate, allowing the ropes to move freely. Both carabiners are connected by a 14 mm Dynex dogbone that is strong, and easy to hold, thus making lightweight quickdraws. It comes in a pack of six PosiWires that are equipped with a Straitjacket insert to keep the HotWire carabiners on the bottom to have a proper orientation. Containing six times the features of the Positron and HotWire carabiners combined, the Black Diamond PosiWire Quickpack works multiple times the charm in any cragging day.

- SunnySports

Your dedication to keeping it simple just reached a new level. You roll up to the crag in the back of your buddy's bus, slip on your duct tape shoes, and rack up a few of the Black Diamond PosiWire Quickdraws you bought with your shoe-hock money. Simple is the name of the game, and each straight-and-wire-gate draw cuts weight, while a positron keylock 'biner makes for snag-free clipping.

- Backcountry.com