The Sentinel is one of the lightest mini HMS locking carabiners on the market, but more than that it is a really good multi-functional locking carbiner that works really well as a both as a small HMS and also, because of it's slightly offset shape, works as a great rigging/multi-purpose screwgate.
This is because we have used a slightly offset design that increases strength and directs heavy loads into the spine, but uses gently curved top bar with a generous rope radius that allows it to work well with both single and double rope conrollers.
The Sentinel works really well with all our belay devices - the Bugette, the Bug and the V Twin and it fits snugly on most belay loops reducing the likelyhood of cross-loading.
The Sentinel was redesigned in 2008 to feature a keylock nose so that it clips and unclips smoothly without snagging. It has a deep basket and good gate opening making it a fantastic and versatile rigging biner too that will take a couple of chunky clove hitches.
All the usual DMM refinements are present - fully anodised, full strength barrels to resist push-in forces and conservative 3 sigma ratings.
Product Weight Strength (Gate-Closed) Strength (Gate-Open) Strength (Minor-Axis) Gate Opening Rope Bearing Surface Width Catalogue No
Sentinel Screwgate 54g 24kN 8kN 10kN 20mm 9.2mm A262
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