Breaking Strength: 76,400 lbs. Mega Gator-Jaw® synthetic shackles are made from Plasma® rope which is the highest strength synthetic rope available. These rope shackles are stronger than comparable steel shackles. Mega Gator-Jaw® shackles won’t rust and are so light they float. These superior tow rope connectors are great for 4x4 off-road, agriculture & mining equipment and various marine uses.