Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock

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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.

- CampSaver.com

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.

- REI

The Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Carabiner blends simplicity and security into a potent package that completely changes the carabiner game. The unique GridLock shape traps the belay loop to prevent cross-loading for a trouble-free belay carabiner. 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 Square hinge end helps hold belay loop securely in place I-Beam spine transitions into a rounded, large rope-bearing surface Unique shape isolates belay loop to eliminate cross-loading

- OMCgear

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