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Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins

One-hand release. Just push the button to release, then pull. Pins are very secure, and nearly impossible to remove by mistake.

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Quick Release Pin, 3/16" Dia. x 1/2" Usable Length 102574 C0375-0515-W
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$8.99

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Quick Release Pin, 3/16" Dia. x 3/4" Usable Length 102582 C0375-0520-W
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$8.99

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Quick Release Pin, 3/16" Dia. x 1" Usable Length 102590 C0375-0525-W
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$8.99

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Quick Release Pin, 1/4" Dia. x 1-1/2" Usable Length 102699 C0375-0740-W
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$12.49

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Quick Release Pin, 1/4" Dia. x 2" Usable Length 102707 C0375-0750-W
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$12.49

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Quick Release Pin, 5/16" Dia. x 3/4" Usable Length 102756 C0375-0820-W
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$9.79

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Quick Release Pin, 5/16" Dia. x 1" Usable Length 102764 C0375-0825-W
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$9.79

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Quick Release Pin, 5/16" Dia. x 1-1/2" Usable Length 274357 C0375-0840-W
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$12.49

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Quick Release Pin, 5/16" Dia. x 2-1/2" Usable Length 273920 C0375-0865-W
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$14.49

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Quick Release Pin, 3/8" Dia. x 1" Usable Length 102830 C0375-1025-W
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$11.99

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Quick Release Pin, 3/8" Dia. x 1-1/2" Usable Length 102848 C0375-1040-W
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$10.49

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Quick Release Pin, 3/8" Dia. x 2" Usable Length 102855 C0375-1050-W
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$12.99

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One-hand release. Just push the button to release, then pull. Pins are very secure, and nearly impossible to remove by mistake.

Specs

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West MarineBall-Lok Quick-Release Pins
 
4.3

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Well built / quality (14)
  • Easy to install (11)
  • Attractive (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sailing (10)
  • Large boats (3)
  • Small boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (11), Casual/ recreational (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Quick Release Pins

I use the quick release pins in place of the bolts used to attached the center console on my boat to the deck. The quick release pins allow me to quickly pull the pins...Read complete review

I use the quick release pins in place of the bolts used to attached the center console on my boat to the deck. The quick release pins allow me to quickly pull the pins so I can tilt the console forward to allow my boat to fit in my garage for storage. Without tilting the console forward there is not enough clearance for the boat to be backed into the garage.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Defective, questionable quality

Received a pin that was missing one if its two ball bearings. Given that they should never come out, I have to doubt the quality of manufacturing. Would not rely on this for...Read complete review

Received a pin that was missing one if its two ball bearings. Given that they should never come out, I have to doubt the quality of manufacturing. Would not rely on this for anything critical.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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5.0

Stainless Steel Quick Release Pin

By Dave

from Ohio

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

    Pin was purchased to hold the jump seat in position on my 31' Jupiter. Spring loaded plunger is smooth and easy to depress. Just what I needed at a reasonable cost.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I would definitely buy this product again.

    By Dan

    from Clarkston, MI

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sailing

      Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

      I have 12 places on my Skeeter Iceboat that need to be pinned. I replaced all 12 of the clevis pin with safety pins the boat came with, with these ball-lock quick release pins. There were 3/16 dia, 1/4 dia, & 5/16 dia pins of various lengths. These new ball-locks speed up assembly and dis assembly immensely, thus allowing for more sailing time. My only complaint is that West Marine doesn't carry a more complete line of lengths. They need to fix this. I had to go to APS to fill in the missing sizes and at about double the cost.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I would definitely buy this product again.

      By Dan

      from Clarkston, MI

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sailing

        Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

        I have 12 places on my Skeeter Iceboat that need to be pinned. I replaced all 12 of the clevis pin with safety pins the boat came with, with these ball-lock quick release pins. There were 3/16 dia, 1/4 dia, & 5/16 dia pins of various lengths. These new ball-locks speed up assembly and dis assembly immensely, thus allowing for more sailing time. My only complaint is that West Marine doesn't carry a more complete line of lengths. They need to fix this. I had to go to APS to fill in the missing sizes and at about double the cost.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I would definitely buy this product again.

        By Dan

        from Clarkston, MI

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sailing

          Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

          I have 12 places on my Skeeter Iceboat that need to be pinned. I replaced all 12 of the clevis pin with safety pins the boat came with, with these ball-lock quick release pins. There were 3/16 dia, 1/4 dia, & 5/16 dia pins of various lengths. These new ball-locks speed up assembly and dis assembly immensely, thus allowing for more sailing time. My only complaint is that West Marine doesn't carry a more complete line of lengths. They need to fix this. I had to go to APS to fill in the missing sizes and at about double the cost.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I would definitely buy this product again

          By Dan

          from Clarkston, MI

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sailing

            Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

            I have 12 places on my Skeeter Iceboat that need to be pinned. I replaced all 12 of the clevis pin with safety pins the boat came with, with these ball-lock quick release pins. There were 3/16 dia, 1/4 dia, & 5/16 dia pins of various lengths. These new ball-locks speed up assembly and dis assembly immensely, thus allowing for more sailing time. My only complaint is that West Marine doesn't carry a more complete line of lengths. They need to fix this. I had to go to APS to fill in the missing sizes and at about double the cost.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Very useful for de-rigging

            By Pedro

            from Washington DC

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sailing

              Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

              The are a good alternative to conventional clevis pins. However, beware of the locking balls. In some instances, one of them is stuck and the pin is then worthless. I had to return the first one I bought. You can double check this in the store by actuating it inside the bag.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Good idea, but...

              By Marcyfyb

              from Columbus, NC

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

              • Too Big For Snap Shackle

              Best Uses

              • Driving Cart

              Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

              This was recommended by salesman as a quick release for Wichard snap shackles I ordered. Although the pin size was correct, the length was much too long. This product had to be returned because of size issue.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              1.0

              Check closely before leaving store

              By Superboar

              from NW Florida

              About Me Advanced

              Comments about West Marine Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

              Got this thing home to find that one of the balls was missing, so another drive to the store. This time I will inspect it closely.

               
              5.0

              this device fits perfectsly

              By jacobs sin

              from reno, nevada

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sailing

                Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

                i used the quick release pin to replace a wire ring that i use to connect the forestay to the bow. It fits perfectly and is very quick to insert or remove .... since my wife does this while i hold the mast steady it is worthwhile to use quick release

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Defective, questionable quality

                By RLHN

                from Madison, AL

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doa

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ball-Lok Quick-Release Pins:

                    Received a pin that was missing one if its two ball bearings. Given that they should never come out, I have to doubt the quality of manufacturing. Would not rely on this for anything critical.

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