Tylaska T5 Snap Shackles are perfect for small boat applications requiring immense strength and low weight. They have a breaking strength of 5,000 pounds and weigh just 2.2 ounces in the standard bail configuration. Ideal for J-24s, Mumm 30s and similar boats.
Kingfisher Yacht Ropes keep both Standard bail and large bail T5 Shackles in stock. Other versions in decorative bronze, black oxide finish or with clevis ball are available to order.
The term stainless steel is used to describe a family of about 200 alloys of steel with remarkable heat and corrosion resistance properties. Its distinguishing characteristic is the high amount of chromium. Stainless steel contains a minimum of 10.5% of chromium that improves its corrosion resistance and strength.