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Shield Wirelock

Average Rating = 3.91/5 Average Rating : 3.91 out of 5
Item Details | Reviews (11)
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Description

First. Take all the advantages of a wire gate carabiner, add our patented wire lock mechanism and you get the ultimate biner. Easy to clip, low weight, won’t freeze, and won’t snag on gear. The hooded nose minimizes the chances of the wire gate accidentally opening when dragged against the rock. Another first from DMM. Where were you when the revolution began?


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shield is best 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: Fifoxtasy, 2008-03-27


best quickdraws i ever saw. my girlfriend got them, sweet!
advantages: notchless, wire gate, light, strong spring, strong, easy to handle, shapes reduced risk of crossloading (minor axis)
disadvantages: very expensive

best biner in my opinion (second for me would be the wildcountry helium)

Shield biners 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: nicodeemus, 2007-06-06


great biner!! Extremely light at only 26gr. Notchless wire gate for easy in and out clipping. Really smooth action.

great biner 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: blue_halcyon, 2006-12-13


I've bought two sets of 6 draws each since the wirelock has hit the market. It's without a doubt my prefered draw. The biner is easy to clip either with the rope or through a hanger. The nose is larger than others due to the "ball" catch at the end of the gate wire, but I've never had an issue with it. The wire gate does twist as it reaches the "ball catch in the nose but this has not been an issue as far as clipping, ever. The gate action is strong and swift. You will hear your partner cliping has the wire gate snaps shut as he climbs up the head wall unlike most standard barrel gates. This is not to mention the draws are still among the lightest on the market. The only issue I've experienced is the rare occurrence, due to rope play I imagine, the bolt clipped biner orientates itself sideways so to be in a potentially cross-loaded position. I've solved this issue by using some of girlfriend's hair bands to secure the biner on the thin dyneema dogbone. I haven't had an issue since ... I imagine you can use O-rings from a hardware store too.

Review 2 out of 5 stars

Review by: forkliftdaddy, 2006-02-15


This bener has a cool shape and neat gate, but is only good with very narrow slings. Also the rope-bearing surface is too small for my taste. I use my one Wirelock as a match for a locker in my anchors. That's it.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: biff, 2004-08-24


excellent, I use them for racking my nuts.

nice and light, well made, the keylock notchless works very well.

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