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The Sentinel HMS Screwgate Carabiner from DMM is lightweight and versatile. The kink in the spine has real functional advantages. For a start it allows for a bigger gate opening and makes it easier to handle. The shape also encourages the biner to stay correctly aligned on your harness belay loop.
The Sentinel Keylock HMS Carabiner by DMM. The Sentinel is one of the lightest mini HMS locking carabiners on the market, but more than that it is a really good multi-functional locking carabiner that works really well as a both as a small HMS and also, because of it's slightly offset shape, works as a great rigging/multi-purpose screwgate. This is because we have used a slightly offset design that increases strength and directs heavy loads into the spine, but Uses gently curved top bar with a generous rope radius that allows it to work well with both single and double rope controllers.The Sentinel works really well with all our belay devices - the Bugette, the Bug and the V Twin and it Fits snugly on most belay loops reducing the likelihood of cross-loading.The Sentinel was redesigned in 2008 to feature a keylock nose so that it clips and unclips smoothly without snagging. It has a deep basket and good gate opening making it a fantastic and versatile rigging biner too that will take a couple of chunky clove hitches.All the usual DMM refinements Are present - fully anodised, full strength barrels to resist push-in forces and conservative 3 sigma ratings. Features of the DMM Sentinel Keylock HMS Carabiner Smaller lightweight belay carabiner Now with a clean nose profile Good gate opening Fits snugly on most harness belay loops Very useful as a general Climbing rigging carabiner
Clip into the DMM Sentinel HMS Screwgate Carabiner for belaying, making lightweight anchors, or streamlining your rack. This mini locker complements your skinny-rope setup, and won't snag your cord thanks to it's keylock nose. The offset shape gives it the functionality of larger carabiners without the added weight.
This is a Great light weight and rope friendly Mini HMS carabineer using DMMs I-Beam technology.