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Harken 8T High-Load Snatch Block is a great choice for larger pleasure yachts and commercial boats. Opening side plates make them easy to deploy, allowing the crew to quickly fasten them wherever needed. They feature a strop soft attach that is fixed on one side but is easily removable on the other.The strop carries the blocks primary load and articulates for a fair lead. The wide sheave allows a range of line diameters.
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