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Non-Locking Carabiners

Description

Non-locking carabiners have two gate styles:

They also have two gate shapes:

Advantages

Non-locking carabiners are less expensive than locking carabiners. They also weigh less.

Disadvantages

Non-locking carabiners are not as safe as locking carabiners, so you have to use two of them in an opposite and opposed configuration when rappelling.

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Locking Carabiners