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OvalWire Carabiner

Average Rating = 4.41/5 Average Rating : 4.41 out of 5
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Manufacturer: Black Diamond Equipment

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The birth of the OvalWire came about from our desire to produce a low-profile, lightweight and easily clippable biner for aid climbers. Lighter and less bulky than Ovals, the OvalWire has a wire gate that resists gate whiplash, won?t freeze up and is easy to clip. Sharing all of the same qualities as our classic Ovals, the wiregate versions are lower in profile and lighter?which means they can be piled on a rack with reckless abandon. A great biner for aid climbers who require an inexpensive, yet high-tech oval biner. * Light, low-profile oval biner with a wire gate * Wire gate resists gate whiplash and resists freezing up * Doesn?t shift when weight is applied

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cheap 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: elnero, 2007-04-17

I use these to rack slung gear like hexes and tricams, little lighter than the solid gate ovals, the Doval is lighter still, but more expensive. Really, its a cheap easy biner, multipurpose, pretty light.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: blake_wrinn, 2006-06-11

Take the classic oval but add an easy clipping gate. a great biner to put on your cams or rack your hexes, nuts, ball-nuts, or small tri cams.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: duality4569, 2005-05-12

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Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: mgoodro, 2005-05-09

Good for racking or as a spare biner. I prefer the lighter, easier to spot, similarly shaped Omega Pacific wiregate doval for most racking and pro placement, and the significantly lighter Trango lightweight wiregate for draws. This one has an edge in size for holding more stoppers, has a wider opening, and is large enough to use in a makeshift belay device, something you'd be hard pressed to do with tiny lightweight biners.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: cgailey, 2005-04-19

Great lighter weight option to the standard oval. They work well for aiding while remaining light enough and clippable enough for general trad. Great value!

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