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D Shackle

Product No: MM513
Brand: Mean Mother

Shackles are an essential recovery item and you can never have too many of them. They are most commonly used to attach recovery straps, tree trunk protectors, winch extension straps & snatch blocks. The larger 4.7 tonne shackles are best suited to electric winch recovery situations.

  • High visibility.
  • Max capacity 3500kg
  • Size: 16mm pin 3.5T
  • W.L.L. compliant with AS/NZS 2741.2002 load requirements.

light bulb note A shackle's break point is six times the WLL (working load limit) when compliant with the standard.


 MM tip iconTIP: To avoid seizing the screw pin, its always a good idea to back off about 1/2 to 1 turn after fully hand tightening. Shackle pins can seize due to the force exerted during recovery operations.

MM tip icon BEFORE USE: Inspect shackles before and after use for any damage. If pins are hard to turn or the shackle has been overstressed, it should be immediately replaced.

MM tip icon CAUTION: Shackles can become a lethal missile if something should break or fail during a recovery. Ensure that all spectators are well clear and all recovery lines have a dampening blanket on them (Refer page 41). Never load a shackle across its width because the load will be imposed on the threads. The force must be at right angles to the pin.