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 The Posiwire 12cm 2015 is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Posiwire 12cm 2015 is no longer produced by Black Diamond and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

Black Diamond Posiwire 12cm

Posiwire 12cm 2015

Black Diamond


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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 (.6 in) 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.

Positron on top and original HotWire on bottom
HotWire's wiregate eliminates gate flutter and won't freeze up
Positron's keylock nose eases clipping and cleaning
14 mm (.6 in) Dynex dogbone is light, durable and easy to grab
Straitjacket insert keeps bottom carabiner properly oriented

Retail price

US$ 14.95
Weight 103 g
Dogbone Size 12 cm long, 14 mm wide
Dogbone Material Dynex­
Dogbone Strength (kN) ­
Top Carabiner Positron Straight -
US$ 9.95

Black Diamond Positron Straight Carabiner
Bottom Carabiner Hotwire 2015 -
US$ 7.95

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Outdoor Gear Lab Gear Review rating 3/5

The Black Diamond PosiWire is a great pick for vertical and/or moderate sport climbs. The bottom carabiner is great for clipping but the unprotected notch can snag when unclipping your rope on steeper terrain. They're also a great choice if you don't want to spend your entire climbing gear budget on one set of draws. If you buy these draws though, just make sure you put some colored tape on them so you know which ones are yours at the crag, as you'll likely see lots of them around.