Black Diamond Nitron Straight

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Black Diamond hot-forged keylock carabiner with a hot-forged gate, the Nitron offers super-smooth, ergonomic clipping. A multi-purpose, 100% hot-forged biner (including the ergonomic gate), the Black Diamond Nitron Straight carabiner provides smooth-clipping keylock functionality for everything from racking Stoppers to clipping bolts and the Nitron Bent carabiner provides snag-free keylock functionality and smooth, fast clipping when it matters most. 100% hot-forged construction, including gate. Snag-free keylock nose. Ergonomic gate with sculpted ribs. TECH SPECS. Weight: 45 g (1.6 oz). Closed Gate Strength: 24 kN (5395 lbf). Open Gate Strength: 8 kN (1798 lbf). Minor Axis Strength: 8 kN (1798 lbf). Gate Opening: [Straight] 22 mm (0.87 in). [Bent] 25 mm (1 in). RECOMMENDED USE. Sport. Trad

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

The Black Diamond Nitron Straight carabiner is a multipurpose, 100% hot-forged 'biner that provides smooth-clipping keylock functionality for everything from racking Stoppers to clipping bolts.

- REI

A multi-purpose, 100% hot-forged biner (including the ergonomic gate), the Black Diamond Nitron Straight carabiner provides smooth-clipping keylock functionality for everything from racking Stoppers to clipping bolts. The Nitron Bent carabiner provides snag-free keylock functionality and smooth, fast clipping when it matters most.

- CampSaver.com

So you want more carabiners, but your significant other is telling you to cut back' Since when does a climber need to rationalize adding more carabiners to his or her kit' If you think we're going to sit here and brag about the Black Diamond Nitron Carabiner's lethal combo of light weight, strength, and value, then you're mistaken. And if you expect us to regale you with tales of the Nitron's gaping 22 mm of gate clearance and slim profile, then we're sorry to disappoint. It's just not going to happen.

- Backcountry.com