MAGNATRON Rock Lock. "The re-invention of the auto-locking karabiner". Two
independant magnets lock the karabiner nose. 24 7 7 kN. Gate opening = 22mm. NB Only 8 left at this price. $35.00
You make some good points, Dalai (I thought you were in exile)
Seriously though - if Magetic Attraction, QoE and Mean Streak all had a well positioned first bolt the masses would be much appreciative, and to those with big bollocks or bravery, they can just skip the first bolt.