Light, strong, dependable, and useful for all sorts of applications where a stainless shackle would otherwise be employed. One end is a knot; the other end is a splice. Our conservative tests show breaking strength greater than the line itself. Dyneema SK-75 connectors are lighter, stronger than steel, and best of all, they are “soft” and kind to anything they attach to or bang into-including your head. Breaking strength 10,000lbs.
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