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EquipLite Non-Swiveling (NS) Connectors

EquipLite Non-Swiveling (NS) Connectors

The EquipLite Non-Swiveling Quick Connector boasts a weight savings of approximately 80% to 90% over comparable stainless steel fittings. Its softer materials result in less damage to masts, spinnaker tracks, topsides, etc. when flogging; combined with its lighter weight, the risk of injury from flogging is also reduced.

It uses high tensile allow and DSK 75 Ultra loops to take the connection load with a high tensile aluminum body. Dyneema loops have a UV coating to protect them.

These connectors are easy and quick to attach, and are ideal for all types of sheets, jib and main halyards, or anywhere else that a shackle is needed.

Part # Description Working Load Throat Diameter Max Line Weight
lbs kg in mm in mm oz g
EQ53NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 2,600 1,200 13/16 20 3/16 5 0.2 6
EQ64NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 5,000 2,200 13/16 20 1/4 6 0.3 8
EQ84NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 5,000 2,200 13/16 20 5/16 8 0.3 8
EQ85NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 6,600 3,000 1 25 5/16 8 0.6 18
EQ105NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 6,600 3,000 1 25 3/8-7/16 10 0.7 19
EQ106NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 13,500 6,000 1-3/16" 30 3/8-7/16 10 1.2 32
EQ126NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 10,000 4,900 1-3/16 30 1/2 12 1.2 34
EQ147NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 13,500 6,000 2-3/4 70 9/16 14 1.8 50
EQ148NSSK EquipLite NS Connector 14,330 6,500 2-3/4 70 9/16 14 2.4 70


EQ105NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors: 7/16" Max Line Price: $147.17 EQ106NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors (HL): 7/16" Max Line Price: $194.52
EQ126NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors: 1/2" Max Line Price: $204.38 EQ147NS EquipLite NS Connectors: 9/16" Max Line Price: $236.35
EQ148NS EquipLite NS Connectors (HL): 9/16" Max Line Price: $325.31 EQ53NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors: 3/16" Max Line Price: $96.65
EQ64NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors: 1/4" Max Line Price: $126.37 EQ84NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors: 5/16" Max Line Price: $132.31
EQ85NSSK EquipLite NS Connectors (HL): 5/16" Max Line Price: $141.23


EquipLite Swiveling (S), Low-Load Connectors

EquipLite Swiveling (S), Low-Load Connectors

The EquipLite Swiveling, Low-Load Connector uses a loop of SK75 Dyneema formed by cold heading compressed fibers. The head is seated in a plastic bobbin while to loop is passed through the attachment point and back over the bobbin. Boast a weight savings of approximately 70% - 80% over traditional stainless shackles. Softer materials used result in less damage to masts, spinnaker tracks, decks, ect. when floggin during starts or pre-start.

Designed for low-load applications on smaller boats anywhere a shackle is needed. For use with covered lines only. Conectors are easy and quick to attach. Very lightweight. These connectors are easy and quick to attach, and are ideal for all types of sheets, jib and main halyards, or anywhere else that a shackle is needed.

Part # Description Maximum Working Load Throat Diameter Max Line Weight
lbs kg in mm in mm oz g
EQ603SLL EquipLite SLL Connector 1,984 900 0.59 15 0.23 6 0.67 19
EQ804SLL EquipLite SLL Connector 3,747 1,700 13/16 20 1/4 6 1.3 38
EQ1005SLL EquipLite SLL Connector 5,291 2,400 0.98 25 .039 10 2.08 59
EQ1206SLL EquipLite SLL Connector 7,495 3,400 1.18 30 0.47 12 4.93 140
EQ1407SSL EquipLite SLL Connector 8,818 4,000 1.37 35 0.55 14 6.7 190


EQ1005SLL Equiplite LL Swiveling Connector: 3/8" Line Price: $152.11 EQ1206SLL Equiplite LL Swiveling Connector: 1/2" Line Price: $206.64
EQ1407SLL Equiplite LL Swiveling Connector: 9/16" Line Price: $235.34 EQ603SLL Equiplite LL Swiveling Connector: 1/4" Line Price: $77.49
EQ804SLL Equiplite LL Swiveling Connector: 5/16" Line Price: $134.89


EquipLite Non-Swiveling, Low-Load (NSM) Connectors

EquipLite Non-Swiveling, Low-Load (NSM) Connectors

The EquipLite Non-Swiveling, Low-Load (NSM) Connectors boast a weight savings of approximately 70% - 80% over traditional stainless shackles. The softer materials used result in less damage to masts, spinnaker tracks, decks, etc. when flogging during tacks or pre-start.

These connectors are easy and quick to attach; they are ideal for jib sheets, spinnaker sheets and lower load halyards (spinnaker, topping lifts, etc.). These are for use with covered lines only.

Part Number Description Working Load Throat Diameter Max Line Weight
lbs kg in mm in mm oz g
EQ6NSM EquipLite NSM Connector 880 400 3/4 20 1/4 6 0.3 8
EQ8NSM EquipLite NSM Connector 2,200 1,000 3/4 20 5/16 8 0.5 13
EQ10NSM EquipLite NSM Connector 3,100 1,400 1 25 3/8 10 0.8 21
EQ12NSM EquipLite NSM Connector 4,000 1,800 1-3/16 30 7/16 - 1/2 12 1.3 36
EQ14NSM EquipLite NSM Connector 5,300 2,400 2-3/4 70 9/16 14 1.7 47


Product Review:
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EQ10NSM Equiplite NSM Connector: 3/8" Max Line Price: $82.99 EQ12NSM Equiplite NSM Connector: 1/2" Max Line Price: $99.99
EQ14NSM Equiplite NSM Connector: 9/16" Max Line Price: $132.99 EQ6NSM Equiplite NSM Connector: 1/4" Max Line Price: $48.99
EQ8NSM Equiplite NSM Connector: 5/16" Max Line Price: $64.99


EquipLite Swiveling (S) Quick Connecting Shackles

EquipLite Swiveling (S) Quick Connecting Shackles

The EquipLite Swiveling Quick Connecting Shackle provides you with an 80% reduction in weight aloft over comparable stainless steel shackles. With High-load swivels for easy rotation, these connectors also boast the added advantage of never jamming like a traditional shackle can. Made up of a high tensile Hardkote anodized aluminum body with DSK 75 Ultra loops that are UV coated for durability.

These connectors are easy and quick to attach, and are ideal for any halyard connection.

Part # Description Working Load Throat Diameter Max Line Weight
lbs kg in mm in mm oz g
EQ63SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 3000 1400 1/2 12 1/4 6 0.28 8
EQ84SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 5500 2500 1 25 5/16 8 0.70 20
EQ105SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 7700 3500 1 25 7/16 10 1.40 40
EQ126SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 11000 5000 1-3/16 30 1/2 12 2.80 80
EQ127SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 13000 6000 1-3/8 35 1/2 12 - 90
EQ148SSL Single Loop, Swivel Shackle 15000 7000 1-9/6 40 9/16 14 - 150


EQ105SSL Equiplite Swiveling (S) Connector: 7/16" Max Line Price: $234.83 EQ126SSL Equiplite Swiveling (S) Connector: 1/2" Max Line Price: $319.58
EQ148SSL Equiplite Swiveling (S) Connector: 9/16" Max Line Price: $392.37 EQ63SSL Equiplite Swiveling (S) Connector: 1/4" Max Line Price: $116.00
EQ84SSL Equiplite Swiveling (S) Connector: 5/16" Max Line Price: $206.63

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