Originally Posted by tbctx
I found a biner with a gradual slope on one end and a more pointed on the other in REI the other week. .... From comments I'm pretty sure its a locking belay biner or such....
That is a HMS screwgate (small pointy end, large curved end) It is a locking type. Rated for around 25KN too, plenty for a hammock.
Just an idea, if a carabiner would work for giving the spread needed, someone should try it with a pair of DMM Oval gates?
Originally Posted by berksound
I have been wrapped up in the carabiner mod for a couple of days now, looking for larger biners than the standard climbing harness, but skoalbandit's post kept coming back to mind....
Would any of the following be suitable? Larger than normal carabiner's, fully rated, all available in screwlock / twist lock type:
Mammut Bionic Hms