shackle

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shackle

a bar 2.5 ft long with an iron loop at either end, used in restraint of large pigs. A chain is threaded through the loops and around the lower hindlimbs of the pig. When the chain is pulled the pig is stretched and is cast with the limbs held wide apart.
A similar device is used in the abattoir to lift the live pig before it is slaughtered and scalded.
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This allowed users to hitch an implement to old-style tractors without a clevis or, by removing the clevis, have a base ring hitch suitable for newer tractors with hammer straps.
Big blades also match best with heavier line and a larger clevis.
The clevis at the bottom center of the picture is chained to the end post.
ChiefTC cylinder bodies are honed steel and the units have double-ported end clevis for flexibility in assembly.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply and Fitment of Kit of H Type tight lock coupler with transition Screw Coupling, Clevis, Mounting Brackets Top and Bottom , Backlash compensation device complete and bolt-50 to RDSO Specn.
The Kodiak[TM] HD is designed with an internal swivel with a clevis or tab design for product install.
Cause of separation was failure of cotter pin retaining clevis pin between cable end and power lever.
Quick-hitch clevis used on a 2-by-4-foot or similar size on a drag harrow or similar implement.
Depending on tug capacity and aisle clearances, up to three mother carts per train may be used, connected by clevis and pin hitch with a spring-loaded, self-stowing tow bar.
Adapter: Clevis, rod end, NSN 5340-01-051-3609 (comes with tow bar)
Each hoist is also fitted with a copper-coated bottom block and clevis (providing increased spark protection), together with a galvanized chain box.
Optional clevis brackets and rod eyes are also available.