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    Shackles - "Soft Cuffs"

    So taking a hint from Yukon with his "Yackle" (and further by oldgringo in the thread) -



    Here are the dimensions -


    The issue is this -


    When loaded, the shackles bind up like so. Contemplating stitching on a portion of the milked part? Maybe a full rework from another busy-minded individual like myself.

    A perfect solution would be to simply interlock 2 soft shackles, but what's the fun in that
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    You can put another knot in each side where the 'connecting' length is to lock the buries in place.

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    Well that was a good solution.

    So, here they are -


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    You could market these to law enforcement as lightweight handcuffs.
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    Handcuffs, but...can you get 'em off?
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    Not much more useful than a single soft shackle or even 2 interlocked soft shackles.

    I do love the innovation of this forum. I saw the post from this morning and had to hop on the "challenge" of not being able to do it.

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    I hate to seem obtuse but what are these especially good for?

    They're kind of fascinating and I'll likely make some but what are you planning to do with them that you can't do with a single?
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    I dunno i think it carries similar functionality as the s-biners. You can disconnect whatever from whatever and still have the "hardware" attached to the "base" preventing loss.
    ...in it for pics.

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    Yeah, not much more functionality than a single soft shackle (but then again the same could be said for the s-biner compared to a regular biner).

    I really just did it for the heck of it when it was being discussed that it may not be possible to do from the other thread mentioned above.

    I got to thinking... and this is what came of it.

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    The attraction of s-biners isn't function, they just look cool. Ditto the Tender-biner.
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