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Eclipse Quickdraw Set

Average Rating = 4.60/5 Average Rating : 4.60 out of 5
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Eclipse Quickdraw Set
Manufacturer: DMM

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Another classic design which is still top of the list for any climber who requires a rugged carabiner which sits securely in the hand and has sufficient internal volume to clip virtually anything! These characteristics make the Eclipse unstoppable for traditional use - clipping into multiple protection points or clove-hitching into complex runner systems. The narrow nose profile combined with the length and angle of the top bar create the perfect shape for a first time strike through bolt hangers or awkwardly positioned pieces of protection. Eclipse carabiners have internal location grooves and an anti-snag nose profile. The quickdraw set has one straight and one bent gate carabiner on an asymmetric 19mm x 10cm nylon sling. Carabiner Ratings (plain/bent): Gate closed strength-25kN, Gate open strength-9kN, Gate opening-25mm/32mm. Quickdraw weight: 120 g.

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Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: bubba, 2004-09-18

Solid biners. The only thing that beats them are wire gates.
But I recently heard that there are Eclipse wiregates out there....

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: zoob, 2004-04-27

Solid draw set. I bought these specifically for ice! They are nice for work in gloves or people with large hands. Plenty or gate through, nice and wide over all. I guess they might be heavy, I dont really notice though. DMM has always been good to me. this is my first set of draws and comparing it to others I have cleaned and clipped on trad routes, I think the large size works well with my hand size, and the wide gate is openning is probably a plus for everyone.... I will see how they wear over this season of rock.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: tattooed_climber, 2004-04-16

these are awesome biners!!!! with the biggest basket there is!!! least in my rack..

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: yay_chris, 2004-04-01

These are great draws! The sling and biner both have higher strength ratings than the Petzl Spirt. They are very well-priced as well, about $7 cheaper than the Spirit. They clip very easily and have wide gate openings. You won't even notice that they weigh a little more than most biners.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: canadianclimber, 2003-06-17

This has got to be one of the easiest to clip quickdraws on the market. The bent gate especially, has a huge gate opening. The only real negative is the weight, as they are pretty heavy. They also don't have the notchless nose like Petzl Spirites. Great value, I got mine for around $17 CDN at MEC. The Eclipses are quite strong too, especially with the gate open (compared to other biners). If you have the money, I would go with Spirits, Positrons, Wirelocks or Hotwires but the Eclipse is a great mid-range quickdraw.

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