Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock

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Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Carabiner FEATURES of the Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Hot-forged construction Innovative gate design uses two magnetic arms in the gate and a steel insert in the nose for super-secure, interference-free closure Key lock nose prevents snagging One-hand operable Innovative design isolates belay loop to eliminate cross-loading I-Beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Weight: 3 oz / 78 g Closed Gate Strength: 4.946 lbf / 22 kN Open Gate Strength: 1.798 lbf / 8 kN Minor Axis Strength: 1.574 lbf / 7 kN Gate Opening: 0.83in. / 21 mm ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

Once again; Black Diamond Equipment is not satisfied with what is perceived as perfect. They have now introduced the new Magnetron Gridlock carabiner. This new revolutionary creation does not only offer maximum security but it also offers ease of use like never seen before. PRODUCT FEATURES: Magnetic attraction to a steel insert in the carabiner nose keeps two independent arms securely locked Locking arms must be individually depressed before the gate can be opened Once open, opposing magnetic fields repel the arms to ensure smooth and reliable gate operation Symmetrical design allows for easy one-handed operation (right or left) colors may vary upon arrival

- Appalachian Outdoors

The Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Carabiner uses the power of magnets to reinvent the auto-locking carabiner. Magnetron Technology uses two magnetic arms in the gate and a steel insert in the carabiner's keylock nose to create an ultra-secure, self-clearing and redundant locking mechanism that can be easily used with either hand.


The reinvention of the auto-locking carabiner has arrived. The Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Belay locking carabiner uses magnets for secure locking and unparalleled ease of use.


Featuring Black Diamond's new magnetic locking mechanism, the Magnetron GridLock carabiner brings a new level of ease and safety to belay-specific carabiners. This unique gate design doesn't freeze in the winter and doesn't clog up with sand and dirt the way a screwgate does. In addition to the one-of-a-kind gate, the Magnetron GridLock also has a separated bottom and top so as to completely eliminate the chances of cross-loading, because this is one piece of gear that absolutely cannot fail. To further ensure that its safety, Black Diamond hot-forged this carabiner to make it as tough as it can be. As a final touch, this carabiner also got a keylock nose to eliminate snags when you're taking your friend off belay.