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post #15 of Old 05-06-2019
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Re: Tool to open lifeline gates

For what it's worth, I have never needed to use a marlin spike to open a Tykaska shackle. Unless it is under a very high load you should be able to open it with your finger.

Needing a tool to open a lifeline gate seems a bit cumbersome to me.

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