View Full Version : KU pockets on current Duplex Frame?

12-28-2010, 12:24 PM
Could the KU pockets be used on the existing Duplex Frame in this manner: https://kifaru.net/duplex_platformhaulers.html

If so, this would make an amazing versatile hauler. Also, can an MMR accept the new 26" stays, EMR/Longhunter frame accept the 24" stays and so forth?

Thank you.

12-28-2010, 12:57 PM
Hey FoldersUnite,

The KU Long Pocket, KU E&E, and KU Pods could be used on the Duplex Frame using this system:

http://www.kifaruforums.net/images/icons/icon1.gif Re: Kifaru Ultralight Packs!!!

Hey guys, here are the pics I promised showing how the KU Dock n Lock pockets and Pods can be used on the military packs. All you need are 4 split-bar ladderloc buckles, which we will offer in packs of 4. Attach the split-bar buckles to PALS webbing or tab loops, and then just insert the 3/4" 3-bar slider attachment that is part of the KU Dock n Lock pockets and Pods. Ultra simple! I forgot to mention that if you check the photos out close, you will see that you can run the 3-Bar slider into either slot on the ladderloc buckle.

KU E&E Dock n Locked to a Pointman

Close up of attachment procedure

3/4" 3-Bar KU D&L connector from pocket or Pod attached to Split-Bar buckle

Split-Bars on pack

Split-Bar Ladderloc Buckle

The MMR can only use 24" stays, and the EMR/Longhunter only 26" stays. Hope this helped.


12-28-2010, 09:11 PM
Wouldn't it be easier to unthread the lightweight male sr buckles, replace them with standard ones, and then use the standard D&L female buckles ?

12-29-2010, 12:36 AM
Hey Firecog,

You could do that, but there are other issues to consider. First off, you would need to buy 2 sets of 1" buckles (4 males and 4 slotted females for each pocket/Pod), which would be an extra 5 bucks for every pocket/Pod versus the 5 bucks for just 1 set of 4 split bar ladderlocs. That in itself is not much of an issue, but if you try this with the KU E&E, you would have to take off all 4 of the 1" male buckles and rethread all the 3/4" buckles back on to use it as a daypack. Also, for the weight conscious guys you will have heavy 1" buckles on ultralight pockets/Pods, and for the fashion conscious guys you will have skinny 3/4" webbing going through big 1" buckles. So I reckon it all depends on the end user and what they want.