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    Nacrabiners and Soft shackles

    After reading numerous posts on the original thread regarding nacrabiners, I found a YouTube post last night that sent me to this web page.

    http://l-36.com/soft_shackles.php?menu=4

    Lots of info from a sailors perspective regarding a tool, with a different name, I think, I will admit, that my current knowledge level may be incorrect in calling them the same.

    And I am not a sailor!

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    fwiw, there are a few great threads on Cruisers Sailing forum about soft shackles and other uses of dyneema/amsteel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by packeteer View Post
    fwiw, there are a few great threads on Cruisers Sailing forum about soft shackles and other uses of dyneema/amsteel.
    Thanks for the heads up, I just found one of a couple of references to the L-36 site.
    I'm quickly discovering that very little has escaped the wisdom of the HF members.

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    L-36 site is my go-to resource for shackles and such
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    Check out this thread on different way to tie soft shackles from TacBlades

    https://hammockforums.net/forum/show...d-Soft-Shackle

    These are WAAAAAY easier to tie seem to hold just as much. I have had both my and my girlfriend's hammock hanging on the same shackle made this way and had no problems (and I'm not a small person). According to the article they'll hold 240% of the original rope.

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    Tacblades method above makes the soft shackle super easy to make. I've made a bunch this way and I love them!

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    here is one thread. there are heaps more, but c+p is not that easy on mobile

    http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...le-155714.html

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    I have a buddy who wanted soft shackles for off-road recovery use, 12,000 lb winch and such.
    I got some 9/16 amsteel for a good deal and whipped these up-@200% line strength they are a measly 70,000 break strength
    It was fun applying hammock Skills to other areas
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    Quote Originally Posted by cncswiss1 View Post
    I have a buddy who wanted soft shackles for off-road recovery use, 12,000 lb winch and such.
    I got some 9/16 amsteel for a good deal and whipped these up-@200% line strength they are a measly 70,000 break strength
    It was fun applying hammock Skills to other areas
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    Good job. Make an extra pair for attaching your hammock to your whoopie sling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cncswiss1 View Post
    I have a buddy who wanted soft shackles for off-road recovery use, 12,000 lb winch and such.
    I got some 9/16 amsteel for a good deal and whipped these up-@200% line strength they are a measly 70,000 break strength
    It was fun applying hammock Skills to other areas
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    Sweet! Now your super duty truck can hang in a hammock too....


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