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Shackle Opener

Victorinox


The shackle-opener (or shackle key) is used to open and tighten screw-pin shackles used on marine rigging. Available on some marine focused 111mm Victorinox knives, the shackle-opener is combined with a marlin spike, that is used to splice rope, untie knots, and other rope work.

See also:
Marlin Spike - A different marlin spike/sacking-needle tool.
Large Marlin Spike - A more recent thick marlin spike/shackle-opener.




Wenger


Wenger as several Marine focused 120mm knives in the New Ranger series that include a Shacke Opener/Marlinspike tool that is very similar to the Victorinox Shackle Opener. The Wenger tool includes both inch and cm scale marking on one side of the tool.

Graphic - Shackle Opener / Marlinspike with Sacking Needle and Ruler





Created by ICanFixThat. Last Modification: Friday 12 of April, 2019 15:38:26 CEST by Huntsman.

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