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acorneau


Jan 29, 2013, 12:59 PM
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http://www.metoliusclimbing.com/gatekeeper.html

DMM Belay Master, BD Gridlock, Rock Exotica Pirate WireEye, CAMP HMS Belay Lock... Seems like these "keeper" lockers are becoming quite the rage (for the manufacturers, at least).

i don't know how well these will play out in the marketplace but I'll give them one thing... maybe if more people buy these kinds of biners they will stop putting their belay biner through their harness tie-in points and on the belay loop were it belongs!


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BillyCrook


Feb 2, 2013, 11:33 AM
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I'd try one of these, if they were autolocking.

I'd also like to see an autolocking gridlock w/ a less pronounced tail on the gate. I think the figure 8 shape of the gridlock alone is enough to prevent keep it lined up right, without needing to 'lock' the belay loop in place


Khoi


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BillyCrook wrote:
I'd try one of these, if they were autolocking.

I'd also like to see an autolocking gridlock w/ a less pronounced tail on the gate. I think the figure 8 shape of the gridlock alone is enough to prevent keep it lined up right, without needing to 'lock' the belay loop in place

The Magnetron Gridlock is an autolocker.


BillyCrook


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Khoi wrote:
BillyCrook wrote:
w/ a less pronounced tail on the gate. I think the figure 8 shape of the gridlock alone is enough to prevent keep it lined up right, without needing to 'lock' the belay loop in place

The Magnetron Gridlock is an autolocker.

I know that. I have one. Its gate has that damned tail of which I spoke.


Kartessa


Feb 3, 2013, 11:46 AM
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BillyCrook wrote:
Khoi wrote:
BillyCrook wrote:
w/ a less pronounced tail on the gate. I think the figure 8 shape of the gridlock alone is enough to prevent keep it lined up right, without needing to 'lock' the belay loop in place

The Magnetron Gridlock is an autolocker.

I know that. I have one. Its gate has that damned tail of which I spoke.

Am I missing something?


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