Petzl Attache Screw-Lock

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The Attache screw-lock served as my standard HMS carabiner…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars

The Attache screw-lock served as my standard HMS carabiner for a number of years until the William series came out. I still use it for a lot of anchor situations when teaching climbing instructors and for glacier travel. It accommodates 10.5mm and smaller diameter ropes for Munters and muled Munters quite nicely, though muling a device (like an ATC) can be a bit tight on the larger diameter ropes.

As a screw-lock, it has the minor problems of all screw-locks - you have to watch how the rope runs through it, since the running rope can unscrew the sleeve; and you have to be sure not to overtighten the sleeve, especially when it gathers the inevitable dirt in the threads.

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Petzl Attache Carabiner with Screw-Lock- M38ASLThe Petzl Attache Carabiner with Screw-Lock- M38ASL is designed for multiple uses involving belaying. This carabiner s light and compact shape make it perfect for belay stations. Equipped with Screw-Lock for precision handling and secure locking, the attach has a visual indicator to assure the carabiner is locked. The Petzl Attache Carabiner with Screw-Lock- M38ASL features a nose and Key-Lock system designed to ensure proper positioning when connecting to a belay station or belaying with a Munter hitch.

- SunnySports

Petzl Attache Screw-Lock HERAbiner FEATURES of the Attache Screw-Lock HERAbiner by Petzl Lightweight and compact, easy to handle. Pear shaped facilitates belaying single ropes with a Munter hitch. Key lock System (snag-free body / gate interface). Screw-Lock manual locking system. SPECIFICATIONS of the Petzl Attache Screw-Lock HERAbiner Weight: 80 g Major Strength: 23 kN Minor Strength: 7 kN Gate Open Strength: 6 kN Gate Opening: 25 mm $1 from every purchase of this carabiner goes directly to the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation to help stop the loss of mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, wives, partners and girlfriends from ovarian cancer. ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

The Petzl Attache Screw Lock is a compact pear-shaped carabiner. Designed for easy use when belaying. Lightweight and compact, easy to handle. Pear shaped facilitates belaying single ropes with a Munter hitch. Keylock System (snag-free body / gate interface). SCREW-LOCK manual locking system. Technical specifications: Strength: 23 kN long axis, 6 kN open gate, 7 kN short axis. Return Policy: Climbing equipment sales are final. In order to guarantee the life saving integrity of the climbing gear we sell -- we cannot accept returns on any life safety climbing or mountaineering equipment.

- Appalachian Outdoors

Thanks to its compact shape and SCREW-LOCK locking system, the Petzl ATTACHE Carabiner is designed for multiple uses related to belaying: connecting a belay system to a harness, belaying with a Munter hitch... It has an H cross section to reduce weight, as well as the Keylock system to avoid the carabiner snagging during maneuvers.

- CampSaver.com