Long D shackle for use anywhere where a shackle with extra reach is needed. The photo above provides a relative size comparison to help you choose. Click one of the links in the "Other Sizes" tab to choose a different size shackle. Click "Order Now!" to purchase the part number specified for this shackle below. See "May we also suggest" at the bottom to select other types of shackles.
This specific shackle is used to attach hardware onto a boom (see "Specific Uses" below) that has a tab extruded along the bottom. Simply drill a hole through the extruded tab using the groove extruded along the length of the tab as a drill guide. Shackle the pin through the hole for use to secure a mainsheet block or boom vang block.
• Capri 22 boom: Mainsheet, boom vang
• Catalina 250 boom: Mainsheet, boom vang
• Catalina 27 (late models ~ Sept '87 and later) boom: Mainsheet, boom vang
Specifications for this Shackle #Z3729:
• Nominal size: 1/4"
• Pin diameter (A): 6.3 mm / 0.249"
• Outside length (B): 58.3 mm / 2.297 "
• Inside length (C): 44.2 mm / 1.738"
• Inside width (D): 16.7 mm / 0.660"
• Breaking strength: 2,300 kg / 5,070 lbs
• Safety wire hole: No
• Construction: Stamped
• Threads: Machined
• Captive pin: No
• Material: Type 316 stainless steel