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On cajuns site, what should I opt for?
Seems like the snap shackle would bang around alot more?
Up to me, save your money and tie the halyard on. That's what I do, and it's no big deal. No heavy shackle to fly about and smack you in the head when you let go of it accidentally.
Here's how we tie ours on.. low profile, secure and cheap!!
Low profile main halyard knot
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".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)