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National Farmer's Day

National Manufacturing Day is a day to celebrate farmers across the nation for all their hard work to provide food for everybody.

Snap Shackles: What Can I Use a Quick Release Shackle for?

A snap shackle has unique features, like a captive pin, which makes it great for certain applications.

What are the Differences Between Types of Shackles?

Shackles are manufactured in a wide variety of types, styles, sizes, and fabrications, and with so many different options available, choosing the right shackle for the job can be confusing. We’ve outlined some of the basic differences between the most common types of shackles.

Customer Photos: Stainless Steel Shackles for Fishing

US Cargo Control customer shows how he uses stainless steel shackles to snag sharks

New to Boating? Don’t Forget the Shackles

If you’re the proud new owner of a boat, you should become familiar with common rigging equipment like sh...

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