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Advice needed

Discussion in 'Keychain Tools' started by Krs, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. Krs

    Krs Loaded Pockets

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    Hi EDC'ers

    I need some advice. I have my keychain with 9 key and some gadgets like mini-torch, clip, spare keyring, etc and I really like it. It has some weight however. When I go for a run I would need a MINIMAL set up. Like 1 key to front door :) my keychain is just too heavy to run with. Is there any quick and easy solution to switch between my regular keychain and 1-key-solution? Like a clip or any detachable gadget. Having 2 front door keys is not my taste.

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  2. Ataki

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    I use a couple of quick disconnects.
    They do add a bit of bulk to the keychain, but i'm pleased with them.
     
  3. Krs

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    Finally I got 2 of these. Quick and easy solution to disconnect single key.

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  4. davidkoleda

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    Don't these type of quick release add a lot of bulk to the keychain?
     
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  5. Krs

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    They do. But I am ok with having some extra weight. When i need to disconnect (ie I go for a run) it is really quick and easy to unlock.

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  6. Claptrap

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    freekey makes it easy to disconnect individual items from your keyring without relying on clips.
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    If you want to go the clip route, McGizmo clips or Tec Python clips are very nice.
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  7. flatline

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    I solved that same problem with Nite Ize s-biners. Now I can easily remove any item from my keychain (particularly useful when the keys are in the ignition of my vehicle).

    The S-biners make the keychain a little larger, but do not noticeably add weight. I had some concern about their robustness, but haven't had any issues with them in the 2 or 3 years that I've used them.
     
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  8. TheGremlin

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    I just had an extra door key made for situations like this. Easy enough to grab, and no fussing around with taking stuff off and on all the time.

    Some assembly required, batteries not included!
     
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  9. Narcosynthesis

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    If it is just a house key you want to carry, the simplest option would probably be to just get a spare made - this would also let you attach whatever you want to it to make it easy to carry - a clip or safety pin to keep it fixed in a pocket, chain to wear around your neck or whatever.

    If you would rather have something removable, then I would look to a small clip like the McGizmo (though I would avoid the smallest size) - stick that on the keyring and you can easily attach and detach your key as required.
     
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  10. bnate

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    Another option: Google "air coupler key chain" I have a few in my backpack and one on my keychain. They are a very sturdy disconnect option. Haven't had a failure yet, however have had other types fail on wife's keychain.

    Good luck.
     
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  11. Al Effendi

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    [​IMG]

    The little Ti opener is so cool. All the rings are also Ti. I've been using the gray clips for two months now, and they are rock solid. Not as well-designed as the Python (with its no-catch clip), but cheaper than dirt.

    Sampo swivels are the best. Not only do they help keep the whole mess from getting stuck in my pocket, it makes a fun spinny mobile for when I'm bored.


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  12. Krs

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    This picture reminds me to my Mag Mini what I lost :(

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