Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock

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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

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 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

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

Black Diamond innovative belay biner featuring Magnetron Technology, which uses magnets in the gate and a steel insert in the nose for unprecedented security and ease of use. 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 Black Diamond's 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. TECH SPECS. Weight: 78 g (3 oz). Closed Gate Strength: 22 kN (4,946 lbf). Open Gate Strength: 8 kN (1,798 lbf). Minor Axis Strength: 7 kN (1,574 lbf). Gate Opening: 21 mm (.83 in). RECOMMENDED USE. Belay

- Tahoe Mountain Sports