Twisted Shackle -great to connect two objects that are perpendicular to each other
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Twisted Shackle with 4.8mm Ø pin. A twisted shackle is a type of shackle that has a 90-degree twist in the body. This twist allows the shackle to be used to connect two objects that are perpendicular to each other, without having to use an extra shackle or link. Manufactured from Marine Grade 316 stainless steel. High strength-to-weight ratio. Point and breaking load 800kg at centre or one side of the pin. Internal space measures: 28mm
Some tips for using twisted shackles when sailing:
- Make sure that the twisted shackle is the correct size for the two objects that you want to connect. The shackle should be large enough to fit around the objects comfortably, but not so large that it is loose.
- Inspect the twisted shackle regularly for signs of wear or damage. Replace any damaged shackles immediately.
- Do not overtighten the twisted shackle, as this can damage the shackle or the objects that it is connecting.
- If you are using a twisted shackle to attach a sail clew to a boom end, make sure that the shackle is positioned so that the sail is correctly aligned with the boom.
Twisted shackles are a versatile and useful tool for sailing. By using twisted shackles, you can simplify your sail control system and make your rigging more efficient.