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All OVS soft shackles feature Dyneema which is a low-friction fiber, so braided synthetic line will run easily through soft shackles, meaning you can often get away without using a traditional snatch block for applications where standard recovery isn’t enough. Dyneema rope is so strong that an equivalent wire rope would be three times as thick, and a top-quality stainless steel shackle with a 3/4in pin would have less than half the breaking strength. Our soft shackle can handle just about every function performed by a metal shackle, in many cases better. Soft shackles articulate better, don’t rattle around when not under load, or beat up bumpers, easier to undo and don’t have pins that fall out in the middle of a trail.Features: Gray 5/8” Diameter UV Stable Synthetic Rope Construction That includes an abrasive protective sleeve. This combination provides maximum protection in any recovery situation. The overall length the Soft Shackle is 22 inches with a Over Sized Heavy Duty Collar. With a Breaking Strength of 44,000 lbs. and a Working Load of 15,000 lbs. This is the Go To recovery tool for any situation. Includes storage bag manufactured out of 600 Denier Ballistic Nylon with A locking synch.
Recovery is critical part of off-roading and almost guaranteed. A recovery tool that is stronger than the traditional D Ring Style Shackle, Lighter and safer is a must have in anybody’s recovery bag. The OVS SS716R Soft Shackle is the right tool for any recovery situation. Easy to operate and you and twice as strong as a traditional shackle it’s the safest way to winch or hook up a strap to. This will not rust or rattle when driving down the road. The Soft Shackle is part of larger family of recovery gear from winches, Synthetic Tow Straps, Snatch Blocks, D-ring/Shackle, Recovery Rings, Soft Shackles, Recovery Bags, Recovery Ramps, and much More available through Overland Vehicle Systems.