Meet Mr. Carabiner and his daughter, little Carabine.

Straight from the 3D printer and working beautifully!


Yeah, pretty standard PLA. Supposedly handles a load of up to 35kg with 50% infill. Always depends a bit on the material, of course.

@fribbledom @bokehled Nice! Going with 80% infill the thing should be quite heavy duty. I'd rivet the closing part though.

@fribbledom does it contain a spring that keeps it from opening on its own?


You print it in two parts, the spring-lock one into the other.

Unlike ABS, PLA is fairly flexible and stretches a lot before it tears apart or crumbles.

@fribbledom Um. Holy.
They look good...
Do I want to trust my life to them?
Maybe I'm just squeamish.

@fribbledom sweet carabine, da da daaa, good times never seemed so good

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