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Simple, functional, durable, and affordable--the Omega Pacific Jake Carabiner has become one of the most popular belay 'biners available. The unique offset gate increase the Jake Carabiner's clearance, so you can fill it up at a hanging belay without worry. Go to any crag and you'll see a smattering of these Omega Pacific carabiners.
The Omega Pacific ISO Cold Forged Jake Quik-Lok Carabiner for years has set the standard for HMS Climbing carabiners, and Features a shape that safely orients the load. The Jake biner centers the belay/rappel device so that in double-rope rappels neither strand of rope is pinched on the spine, which helps ensure a smooth and predictable rappel. This Omeaga Pacific carabiner is also equipped with a unique side-swing gate the offers greater gate clearance for even better ease of use. The Jake is for sure one of the coolest carabiners on the market. The Specs Gate opening: 24 mm / .945 inch Major axis: 23 kN Gate open: 8 kN Minor axis: 10 kN Weight: 105 grams / 3.7 ounces Length: 114.3 mm / 4.5 inch Width: 80.0 mm / 3.15 inch
The Omega Jake carabiner is the ultimate harness and belay HMS style `biner with an enormous gate opening and a newly designed side-swing gate.
An exciting new belay carabiner design that offers a greater clipping mouth by off-setting the gate opening. Now you can clip in easier without interfering with harness fit, difficult belay stances, daisy chains, or tie-ins at belay stations.
- Mountain Gear