Omega Pacific OPTHMS5L Tactical HMS Jake Screw-Lock Carabiner
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To be honest, the Jake is one of the coolest carabiners on the market and, for years, has set the standard for HMS carabiners. To start with, its shape orients the load, predictably, where we want it every time. Other belay carabiners can be loaded on the nose of the ‘biner … a very dangerous situation.
The Jake eliminated this problem through a superior design. It always centers your belay/rappel device so that in double-rope rappels, neither strand of rope is pinched on the spine, ensuring a smooth and predictable rap’. The Jake is also equipped with a truly unique side-swing gate which provides you with greater gate clearance and ease of use.
Omega Pacific TACTICAL carabiners are anodized with a flat/non-reflective finish. The anodizing is intentionally dull, and not shiny in order to reduce glare. It's a minor detail, but it definitely helps conceal your hardware compared to common, brightly polished gear.
- Weight: 3.5 oz (99 g)
- Gate Opening: .984 in (25 mm)
- Major Axis Strength kN: 23 kN
- Gate Open Strength kN: 8 kN
- Minor Axis Strength kN: 10 kN
- Length: 4.5 in (114.3 mm)
- Width: 3.15 in (80.0 mm)
- Certified: CE
- Made in the USA