Online collection of 430 carabiners

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Ha, thanks! In all seriousness, thanks for checking out the site and pointing me to the thread. I'm happy to have it compared to Storrick's site (VerticalMuseum), as his was definitely part of the inspiration, and I use a tool he sent me to measure carabiner basket sizes.

I have a few hundred carabiners that aren't pictured on the site, including that Hiatt. I don't actually know much about the company, they're pretty uncommon here in the US. If anyone has an old catalog or print material from them I'd be curious to see it or hear any other stories about their gear.
 

mikem

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There is some info on (& also various pitons):
 
Very nice, thanks for pointing me to that - I hadn't seen some of that info before, in particular the prison leg iron history.

Here's a 1977 Hiatt / Troll ad for aluminum alloy carabiners from my clippings.
 

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mikem

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Working now, but with this message:
"Hundreds of cell phone users complained and asked me to for a simpler, mobile friendly site. In particular, they wanted me to limit each page to a small number of pictures and minimize my use of text. This new site provides what they asked for."
 

carpet

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Working now, but with this message:
"Hundreds of cell phone users complained and asked me to for a simpler, mobile friendly site. In particular, they wanted me to limit each page to a small number of pictures and minimize my use of text. This new site provides what they asked for."
huh I've been seeing that message for a while on there I think - must be a me issue that's preventing me from viewing it currently, thanks

edit: issue solved, my browser when opening links from here tries to open as https:// rather than the http that the vertical museum actually needs
 
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