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At just over an ounce per unit and with the stylish and strong 'I beam' technology, the new Astro provides an amazing platform for the 2009 Wild Country range to sit on. Like a miniature of the original, amazing Helium, the Astro's technology combines plenty of strength with a definitive design that keeps up the downward momentum of weight loss. Small, but built to sit perfectly in the hand its size belies the ease of use. Built with our easy clip 'Tech-wire' wiregate and skinny, safe, hooded nose that makes it perfect for super slick clipping it's not hard to see why it handles so well.
Astro 10cm QD 65gms - In stores now
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The Astro is a hyperlight, high performance biner that weighs less to give more...
QDs come on 10mm dyneema with Tadpole. Sets of Biners / Quickdraws available.
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