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At 41 grams the Phantom Screwgate carabiner is truly the world's lightest locking keylock biner. However the weight isn't the end of the matter, as the Phantom is also very strong (24 Kn major axis, 9 Kn minor axis and gate open) and yet remains a fully functional size. So if you want to indulge in the extra security of a locking biner with no weight penalty then look no further.
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