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carrying a krypto chain?

Old 01-18-08, 04:20 PM
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carrying a krypto chain?

I got one recently, and I'm wondering how folks carry theirs? it's a little small around my waist, so I can use a carabiner to make it longer and make taking it off easier. how do you do it? Also, how do you prevent the fabric sleeve from falling off?
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Old 01-18-08, 04:23 PM
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you could also throw it across your chest like a messenger bag strap. but waist seems to be the preferred choice.
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Old 01-18-08, 04:29 PM
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across my chest is really uncomfortable, since it fits like a big necklace, and digs in under my armpit.
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I throw it in my bag.... And there should be bolts on each of the sleeve that keep it from sliding off...
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Old 01-18-08, 04:39 PM
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carabiner works nicely for me on my low-tech solution (heavy chain, padlock, innertube). of course for me the lock is too long for my waist, so i use the biner to cinch it up so it stays.
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Old 01-18-08, 04:42 PM
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i tie it around my waist...it fits really loose, like an oversize belt. if that isn't an option, i'd probably throw it in my bag.
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Old 01-18-08, 05:05 PM
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I wear it around my waist. It works well, though it sucks when you crash and land on it. More than once I've had a chain-shaped bruise on my hip.
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Old 01-18-08, 05:18 PM
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How much do they weight? 9 lbs?

fuuuuuuuck that.
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Old 01-18-08, 07:01 PM
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Sooooo glad I live in an area where a simple u-lock is sufficient. Even just around the frame if I'm on campus.
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I throw mine in my bag.
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across chest comfortable for me when wearing jacket anyway
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Old 01-19-08, 04:29 AM
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i dangle mine from the neck
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Old 01-19-08, 10:47 AM
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there must be 2 sizes. no way mine goes aound anyones waist! i wear my around my neck like a huge necklace.
 
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Originally Posted by Straws View Post
Sooooo glad I live in an area where a simple u-lock is sufficient.
agreed
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Originally Posted by I_luv_hooters View Post
there must be 2 sizes. no way mine goes aound anyones waist! i wear my around my neck like a huge necklace.
Good point. The different models do have different lengths. I guess it depends on which one you have then...

Keeper 880 chain (Kryptochain): 2.5'
NY chain: 3.25'
NYF: 3.25'
NY Noose: 2.25'

If you can, get the one that fits your waist size? Haha.
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Old 01-19-08, 01:44 PM
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when i had a smaller one i would use a piece of rope to make it longer and put it around my waist

just don't fall on the ****ing thing
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Old 01-19-08, 01:52 PM
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I sewed thin strips of velcro to hold the sleeve in place on the chain. The velcro goes through the links.
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Old 01-19-08, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by basho View Post
I sewed thin strips of velcro to hold the sleeve in place on the chain. The velcro goes through the links.
any pics? I think I understand what you're saying.
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