Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw

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Climbing gyms around the world buy Black Diamond's FreeWire Quickdraw because of its long-lasting durability. Its nylon dogbone lasts for years, and two HotWire carabiners keep the weight down with a clip-friendly wire gate. Modern updates include the StraightJacket retainer to stabilize your rope-side carabiner, and Black Diamond designed the carabiners with large rope-bearing surfaces as well as open-angled noses for easier clipping.

- Backcountry.com

Light and versatile, the FreeWire is the ideal quickdraw for the climber on a budget. Perfect for the sport climber on a budget, the Black Diamond Freewire Quickdraw gives full wiregate performance without emptying your wallet. Two Black Diamond wiregate Quicksilver biners and a durable 12 mm (.7 in) nylon dogbone make for a light, all-purpose quickdraw that's at home everywhere from sport routes to alpine climbs. Quicksilver wiregates on top and bottom. Durable, easy-to-grab 12 mm (.7 in) nylon dogbone. Dual wiregates eliminate gate flutter and won't freeze up. Straitjacket insert keeps the bottom carabiner properly oriented. TECH SPECS. Weight: [12 cm] 100 g (3.5 oz). [18 cm] 103 g (3.6 oz). Closed Gate Strength: [Top] 24 kN (5395 lbf). [Bottom] 24 kN (5395 lbf). Open Gate Strength: [Top] 8 kN (1798 lbf). [Bottom] 8 kN (1798 lbf). Minor Axis Strength: [Top] 7 kN (1574 lbf). [Bottom] 7 kN (1574 lbf). Gate Opening: 26 mm (1.04 in). Dogbone/Runner Strength: 22 kN (4946 lbf). RECOMMENDED USE. Sport. Ice

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Perfect for the sport climber on a budget, the Black Diamond Freewire Quickdraw gives full wiregate performance without emptying your wallet. Two wiregate Quicksilver biners and a durable 18 mm nylon dogbone make for a light, all-purpose quickdraw that's at home everywhere from sport routes to alpine climbs.

- CampSaver.com

Black Diamond Freewire Quickdraw - The Freewire Quickdraw by Black Diamond is a light, versatile draw that is perfect for the climber on a budget. It comes complete with a pair of new cold-forged HotWire carabiners on the top and bottom, and the dual wiregates eliminate any chance of gate flutter. Cold-forged shapes, while less elaborate than what is possible using hot forge, produce more consistent strength ratings and less metal waste. When used correctly, cold forging is a highly efficient and cost-effective technique. This quickdraw is equipped with with an 18 mm nylon dogbone with a Straitjacket system, a rubber sleeve that keeps the bottom carabiner correctly positioned. Available in 12 and 18 cm lengths, it performs beautifully and is widely functional. When you are ready to be on the big wall with little strain on your wallet, make sure you have the Freewire Quickdraw by Black

- Outdoorplay