For those of you that use jacklines or tethers, a locking biner that isn't

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For those of you that use jacklines or tethers, a locking biner that isn't

Postby thinwater » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:32 am

I was messing about with clips for a follow-up article and ran into a surprise. I clipped a Spinlock clip on a u-bolt, rotated it, pulled... and it came off. I wish I could post the video, but you will have to follow the link.

http://sail-delmarva.blogspot.com/2018/02/a-locking-carabiner-that-isnt.html

https://www.practical-sailor.com/blog/Safety-Tether-Clip-in-Caution-12376-1.html
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