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Mallion "Rapide" Delta

 
4.3 (3)

mallion rapide Delta

User reviews

3 reviews

Overall rating 
 
4.3
Type of Use 
 
2.3  (3)
Frequency of Use 
 
3.7  (3)
Durability 
 
4.7  (3)
Ease of Use 
 
3.0  (3)
Safety 
 
4.7  (3)
Strength 
 
5.0  (3)
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
4.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

Great product, buy several

Great product. Buy the stainless steel version if you can. Great for SRT limb cinching. Can be loaded in multiple directions. I believe this is the best strength to price ratio available. Buy several or you'll wish you had.

Overall rating 
 
4.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
4.0
Strength 
 
5.0

"Delta" Screwlink

I used this Delta link on my old Basic NT saddles. The new saddles came with an oval or pear shaped link. I have been lucky that I can put on my saddles without having to unscrew the delta. They are strong, reliable and I have never had a problem with them. I prefer the Pear shaped ones because they are larger size and allow more carabineer to attach to them for advanced climbing situations with multi attachments and lanyards, etc. I usually keep them clean of dirt and grime so they do not rust as some that I have seen in others recreational climbers saddles. The Stailess steel ones are better in that respect.

Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
2.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
3.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

A must for New Tribe saddles.

I use this life support connector on all of my New Tribe saddles at the TCI school. It loads up in three directions which is very important as far as New Tribe saddles are concerned that require the load to be placed at three different points.



Warning- Never use a traditional carabiner with New Tribe saddles (unless you are clipping into a screw link) as life support. Carabiners are designed to take a load in only two directions.



I use the flat side of the delta screw link on the top. This will make it possible to clip in two carabiners while climbing with both ends of the rope.



I gave it lower marks for ease of use because you have to screw it in with your fingers. It's certainly a tiresome chore when you are putting a lot of climbers on rope in a school setting.



The stainless steel model is stronger and prettier- it is shiny. Some say the stainless steel threads don't jam as readily either.



I've never seen or heard of a delta screw link de-threading while in use. You can always be sure it will never open by a gentle nudge with a 6" crescent wrench. I have seen a few screw links get locked down requiring that little wrench or pliers to get it back open.

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