|Black Diamond Gridlock Screwgate
£16.99, added May/2011, see all Black Diamond news & reviews
announcement by Black Diamond
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With its revolutionary, patent-pending design made possible by our in-house hot forge, the Black Diamond GridLock Screwgate eliminates the dangers of cross loading. Designed specifically for belaying, the intuitive, easy-to-use GridLock isolates the belay loop behind its uniquely shaped gate, thereby keeping the carabiner in its proper orientation. The GridLock's I-beam spine transitions into a large, rounded rope-bearing surface for maximum strength and smooth rope feeding. Simply put, you'll never have to deal with a shifting, cross-loaded belay carabiner again.
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- Weight 76g
- Hot-forged construction
- Patent-pending design eliminates cross loading while belaying
- I-beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface
- Intuitive and easy-to-use design
- Gate opening: 21 mm
- Gate open strength: 8 kN
- Gate closed strength: 22 kN
- Cross gate strength: 7 kN
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