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Determining Shackle Size

Shackle Size Shackles are a primary means of connecting the parts of rigging systems on vessels and industrial cranes.  In its simplest form, a shackle is a U-shaped piece of metal secured by a clevis pin, screw or bolt at its opening.  Shackles range in size from this extraordinarily large forged wide-body shackle capable of […]

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