Drop forged Schaefer Bow Shackles are "bowed"to offer an increased body width that provides a large surface contact area for spliced line and thimbles. These type 316 Stainless Steel shackles are all provided with a cross hole for safety wire. boats.
Drop Forged Schaefer D Shackles are made from type 316 Stainless Steel. Each shackle features a threaded pin with a drilled cross pin hole to accommodate safety wire.
Double threaded shackle pin design from the Scheafer Investment Cast Harlyard Shackle allows removal of the headboard with only one unthreading, yet prevents the pin from being accidentally withdrawn. Unique pin recess hold is cast into one of the jaws, allowing full headboard clearance when the pin is unthreaded. A second unthreading allows you to remove the pin entirely.
Schaefer's Long D Shackles offer the same great features of our forged "D" shackles with extra-long usable lengths to access those hard to reach fittings on your sailboat.
Schaefer Snap Shackles allow quick release of loads when pin is pulled. These snap shackles are designed for maximum strength with smooth, jam free operation. Schaefer's enlarged throat and hing area handles shear and twisting movements effectively. The smooth shackle arc prevents jamming against pad eyes or sail grommets to permit easy attachment and release. Sure-realease action results from a positive stop plunger pin with shear-proof pulling ring and accurately aligned deep slot hinged designed.
Stamped from type 304 Stainless Steel, the lightweight Stamped Scheafer D shackles are provided with a stainless clevis pin and cotter ring.
Schaefer Twist Shackle bodies are forged with a built-in twist that when mounted on bails or pad eyes, helps align the pin axis in relation to the matched block being used. Drop forged from type 316 Stainless Steel, each threaded pin has a cross hole for safety wire.
All Schaefer Stamped Halyard Shackles feature a captive design to prevent accidental pin loss. Smaller versions are spring loaded to provide a firm fit to keyway and indents to insure positive engagement.