Shackles and Snaps
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Wichard swivels are used to link two parts which may have different rotation directions.
Wichard Self-Locking Shackles
Wichard Self-locking shackles feature a notched body, into which the head of the pin fits, and is held in by resistance to compression of the shackle body.
Wichard Captive Pin Shackles
Self-Locking and with the additional feature of being unable to remove the pin - which therefore can't be dropped or lost overboard.
Wichard Titanium Shackles
These shackles are forged from TA6V titanium alloy and designed for high-level racing.
Wichard Thimble Shackles
These shackles are very stylish and reliable. Their special shape enables an end to be directly spliced without adding an additional thimble.
Wichard Snap Shackles
Can be set one-handed. The load pin is captive.
Wichard Trigger Snap Shackles
The quick-release mechanism can be released by hand or using a spike or fid.
Wichard Snap and Safety Hooks
Single hand operation for rapid clip-on clip-off use. Some with safety catch.