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Rock Exotica Pirate Orca-lock Carabiner

O.R.C.A. Lock System
Open Regular Close Auto
3-Stage autolock: Lift up, twist and open the gate

The ORCA is a unique autolock sleeve/gate that can be set in the unlocked position. When you open the gate it is just like opening a non-locker, but the act of opening the gate "triggers" it and when the gate closes it will autolock just like a regular autolocking carabiner.

Why it’s good:
The ORCA can be unlocked on your rack for easy access without any of the gymnastics involved in opening a conventional autolock in tight situations. Then when you clip it in something it will lock. Or, if you put it in a bolt hanger, tripod head, etc., and hold the sleeve when closing it will remain unlocked. Then you can turn the biner over and install a rope, pulley, etc., just like it was a non-locker, but when the gate snaps shut it will be locked. When climbing something sketchy, do you ever want to use a locker for your first placement? Use it for the bottom biner in a quickdraw and you can simply put the rope in and it will lock when it closes.

Weight: 89 gm

Breaking Strength
Major axis: 26 kN
Minor axis: 11 kN
Open gate: 7 kN
Gate opening: 25 mm

USA Made - All manufacturing is done at their factory in Utah.

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  • Store location: Nelson, Nelson Bays, NZ

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