Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock

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Black Diamond Magnetron Gridlock CarabinersThe Black Diamond Magnetron Gridlock Carabiners are revolutionary and a must-have addition to your climbing gear. With the trademark Magnetron technology, the gate uses two magnetic arms, with a steel insert to hold it securely. This easy-to-use system comes with auto-locking technology and the entire mechanism can be operated with just one hand in case of emergencies. The all new hot-forged construction also enables the unique gridlock shape, critically trapping the belay loop and eliminating rope interference and cross-loading. The I-Beam spine helps to provide greater tensile strength and ensures a smooth and continuous rope feed. The harness is lightweight at only 3 oz. and sturdy with an open gate strength of 1,798 lbf., making it durable and easy to carry. The Black Diamond Magnetron Gridlock Carabiner is a thing you can always depend on while mountain climbing.

- SunnySports

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.

- Backcountry.com

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

Combining maximum security and ease of use like never before , the Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock 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. Combine that with our innovative GridLock shape, which traps the belay loop to eliminate cross-loading, and the Magnetron GridLock is the ultimate belay carabiner. 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 Keylock nose prevents snagging One-hand operable Unique shape isolates belay loop to eliminate cross-loading I-Beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface

- Mountains Plus

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