Quote Originally Posted by WVwanderer View Post
I'm around 260 lbs and I've been using Ti Dutch clips for over three years on my RR with no problems at all. Just make sure you use them in the correct orientation since they have been know to bend when not used correctly.
I didnít know about the bending instances. Are you referring to the positioning, the orientation, or both? I understand the point of positioning the clip like Shug explained in the video above, but thereís another thing to consider.

I would assume it would be best to point the gate to the sky, right? Just like with a biner, the further you place the force away from the spine the less load it can hold. Hence the angled shape, to keep the rope or strap close to the spine. Given how the straps angle down towards the ground, it seems like it might end up settling into a suboptimal configuration if you point the gate down.