When this happens the clip doesn't seat properly under the brass locking tab and the clip can let go under pressure.
We tested the new coastlock clips to 75 kg and they showed no signs of letting go.
For those who have found the snap clips to be quite fiddly and difficult to use, these new clips should make your fishing a whole lot easier.
Buy Online No 6 Coastlock Clips
Much stronger, easier to use and a very cheap insurance against losing a kite.