Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw.
The Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw is the ideal gear to secure rock climbing. This quickdraw features two extremely robust carabiners on each end that are linked with an easy-to-grab and durable 18 mm. nylon dogbone. Its dual quicksilver wiregates reduce whiplash and won't freeze up to give you added safety for placing your rope. It also features the straightjacket insert that maintains the bottom carabiner in its original orientation. It has a high strength closing and opening of the gate, as well as the minor axis and dogbone/runner. This ensures the sensation of a quality product that functions perfectly. With the gate opening at 26 mm., nearly any rock climbing rope can be fitted, for your convenience. For a top-notch quickdraw that works every time, order the Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw.
This product can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.
The Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw is the perfect choice for the value-conscious sport climber: it won't break upon being stressed, but it also won't break your wallet upon being purchased (which, I suppose, is still a kind of stress). It features two wiregate Quicksilver carabiners connected by a durable 18mm nylon dogbone and can function properly in all sorts of undertakings.
Pick up the affordable Black Diamond FreeWire quickdraw set and head to the crag for some climbing.
• Equipped with a 12 cm nylon dogbone.
• Weight : 100 g, 3.5 oz
|Carabiner Type:||Wire Gate Biner|
|Closed Gate Strength:||[Top] 24 kN, 5395 lbf; [Bottom] 24 kN, 5395 lbf|
|Dogbone/Runner Strength:||22 kN / 4,946 lbf|
|Gate Opening:||26 mm, 1.04 in|
|Gate opeining:||26 mm / 1.04 in|
|Gate open clearance:||Climbing|
|Major Axis kN:||24|
|Material:||Aluminum, Nylon Dogbone|
|Minor Axis Strength:||[Top] 7 kN, 1574 lbf; [Bottom] 7 kN, 1574 lbf|
|Minor Axis kN:||7|
|Open Gate Strength:||[Top] 8 kN, 1798 lbf; [Bottom] 8 kN, 1798 lbf|
|Open Strength kN:||8|
|Strength major axis closed:||25 millimeters|
|Strength major axis open:||25 millimeters|
|Strength minor axis:||25 kilonewtons|
|Webbing Width:||18 mm|
|Weight:||100 g, 3.5 oz – 12 cm; 103 g, 3.6 oz – 18 cm|
|Black Diamond Freewire Quickdraw Orange||$11.95|
|Black Diamond Freewire Quickdraw 18 cm - Freewire||$9.56|
|Black Diamond Hotwire Quickdraw||$12.74 - $19.95|
|Black Diamond Livewire Quickdraw||$18.99 - $23.95|
I just purchased a set of these for the climbing club, I got them b/c
1) we're on a budget and these are cheap
2) Black diamond is a brand i'll always trust.
As far as quality comparison i'd say these are pretty low on the totem poll BUT THE BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK. If was choosing for myself I would go with something with a bent gate for clipping, a little lighter wouldn't be bad and i'd prefer something with a dogbone that didn't have such a large loop on the hanger-carabiner side so the carabiner couldn't slide around so much.
But all considered an awesome buy, do not regret getting! I would recommend these to someone just starting out at sport or someone who needs to buy a lot of draws! p.s. big fan of the rubber on the rope-biner side that keeps the biner stationary!
These's were a great purchase, bought them for 8.95 a piece. I couldn't pass up a deal on Black Diamond quickdraws. They aren't anything special but I think they look good. Still clip just as good as my bent gate and straight gate carabiners. The dogbone is nylon instead of the BD dyneema on the posiwire or positron. Not much difference in the strength. Both have the same kn rating, just a little bit of weight difference. If you are trying to build a light rack, get these. They are light, strong and cheap on price. The carabiners are easy to replace because you can just switch them out for neutrinos or something else. Great purchase!!
I like the hefty dogbones and the wire gates have a smooth feel to them. Everyone seem to have these, no doubt because they are cheap, but they are also solid gear. I bought mostly 12mm and a few 18mm. Now that I've had them a while I'm ordering a few more. I like the rubber insert on the rope end loop. The only minor drawback on the 18mm is the bolt end loop is really large and the biner can easily flip around-but it goes back easily too.
I wound up with six of these since I wanted something with a bit longer dogbone than the standard BD Positrons. I prefer the Positron biners since they have a hook free nose, but if I'm not on something wildly overhung these work fine. They're lighter than draws with solid gated biners, and you really can't argue with the price; the fatter (nylon) dogbone feels great in the hand, too. If you need draws and don't care that much about getting hook-free noses, these will serve you well!
Although not the lightest, these draws certainly perform. They have a great clipping action, are very durable, and can be purchased with long(er) dog bones. The dog bones are awesome - They're beefy and have a rubber piece for the rope end! Just make sure to put some tape on your draws to mark them, because everyone has these (and there's a good reason why everyone has these).