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Horntools soft shackle 14 t BL

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Soft shackle 14t BL

Soft shackle made of UHMWPE for attaching recovery material to the vehicle, deflection pulleys on belts/ropes or for connecting two recovery belts/ropes.

  • Breaking load of 14,000 kg
  • Shackle cannot open unintentionally under load
  • Minimized risk of injury
  • No scratches in the vehicle's paint and quiet handling
  • Developed in Austria
  • Recommended for recovery with a second vehicle for vehicles up to 4.5 t.
  • Only use for attaching a kinetic rope/belt with a breaking load of less than 14 t.
  • Data

    Breaking load (BL): 14 t
    Rope diameter: 12mm
    Material: UHMWPE (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene)
    Color: black - yellow

    My opinion

    After I had banned Horntools soft shackles from our range for a while (too small, too thick protective tube and therefore poor handling, very rapid wear), there is now a new chance for the new series. It's good that there is now a soft shackle with a higher breaking load.
    First impression: Can't keep up with Liros in terms of workmanship and handling, but they survived the first few uses quite well and without wear and are significantly better than the last soft shackles from Horntools.
    As soon as we have the opportunity again, we will - as with all other soft shackles - have a tear test carried out to determine the actual breaking load.

    Soft shackle

    The "feather-light" and flexible soft shackles are 10x lighter than steel shackles with comparable working and breaking loads, do not rattle, do not scratch anything and are pleasant to use.
    For weight and safety reasons, we only use soft shackles. We only use steel shackles in exceptional cases when we help others who only have very sharp-edged recovery eyes.
    The risk of injury when winch cables break is significantly reduced; steel shackles can quickly become dangerous projectiles.
    The use of soft shackles in kinetic rescue is even more important than when winching. If steel shackles are used here, there is a danger to life as well as the risk of massive damage to the towing or towed vehicle.

    Even when soft shackles have been fully stressed, they are very easy to reopen. With abrasion-resistant protective tube (Liros) specially developed for off-road applications, our Liros soft shackles are very durable with extremely high, regularly checked holding power.

    After not only briefly testing the soft shackles from all well-known manufacturers from Germany, the US, AUS, ... and also many no-name products over the last few years, but also using them for months, I recommend them because of the great quality the raw material and the very good workmanship (production exclusively in Germany) and the very low wear, exclusively the soft shackles from Liros!

    Liros is Test winner the 4x4action 5-2021 - In comparison 12 soft shackles:

    Liros off-road soft shackle 7t WLL, 12t BL

    Rope braider 6t WLL, 12t BL

    Nakatanenga 12t BL

    Ironman4x4 14t BL

    Trekfinder 12t BL

    Qwork 14t BL

    EFS4x4 10t BL

    Cable winches direct 12t BL

    Factor55 17.6t BL

    Bubba Rope Gator Jaw 23t BL

    NoName China 17.2t BL

    TJM4x4 Gator Jaw 21.3t BL

    Test criteria:

    • Price
    • Breaking load achieved in the test
    • Handling
    • length
    • Inner diameter

    If wear and tear had been included in the ranking, Liros would have won by a much larger margin. In comparison, all the soft shackles we have used so far (Seilflechter, Gator Jaw, Horntools, Ironman,...) have only lasted a fraction of their lifespan and some had to be disposed of after just under a year. Plush toy ^^