Named after illustrious craftsman, Gary Katz, the GK1 is the perfect low-profile multi-use pouch. The main pocket is perfect for fasteners or glue bottle and is large enough to hold a 35′ tape. Three internal tool slots, four bit index and webbing clip for tape or accessories make the GK1 an extremely versatile and essential accessory for any Diamondback® Belt or Vest system. The GK1 attaches with a steel clip.
Attachment: The GK1 attaches with a steel clip.
ARE DIAMONDBACK POUCHES AS STRONG AS A LEATHER POUCHES?
All Diamondback products are made with 1000 Denier (a measure of thickness) Nylon. 1000D Nylon has an abrasion resistance (the ability to resist wear) and tear strength greater than leather. See this chart :
[Pounds of force until it tears]
[Abrasion cycles on pavement until fabric fails]
*source High Performance Textiles and Their Applications
1000D nylon is so strong that it:
Was used in tires in World War II
Replaced leather in light combat boots for the US Army in the 1990s
Is used in high performance mountain climbing gear