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For a lighter approach.
- Screwgate locking carabiner
- Keylock nose
- Item #WDC002Q
- Q & A
Issues with the gate
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
Pros: lightweight, nice feel in your hand, the belay keeper is easy to operate.
Unfortunately, the screwgate on this device is a real bummer. The screw does not spin smoothly and it started squeaking right out of the box. Also, the screw threads are finely pitched and require 5-7 turns to open/close the gate. This might be okay when it moves smoothly, but it's really annoying when it does not. It seems like a good device otherwise, but you can get better biners at this price point. Get one that does the basics well.