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Bent Gates

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I know that bent gates shouldn't be used to clip to bolts or pro, but does that apply to bent wires too?

 

Is it alright to have the 2 bents clip into the bolts? I've seen what can happen when you climb above a biner and realize that it's easier for bents to get torqued across it's gate and become unclipped, but does that apply when if you are just setting an anchor for someone to top rope/follow up if they won't be climbing above it?

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Bent wires are to be used the same way bent solid gates are used. For setting up an anchor you can use them. For bolted anchors lockers on bolts is better, well that is what I like. But tons-o-people use sport draws for anchors, just make sure that the biners are opposite.

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