Capto™ Soft Shackle


Strong, compact, and durable, the CAPTO Soft Shackle is an excellent companion for every CAPTO. Our CAPTO Soft Shackle installs through the CAPTO cam axle to provide an additional attachment point for smooth remote resets and easy device stowage on a harness or gear rack. It should not be considered a life-supporting or load bearing / rated attachment point.

The CAPTO Soft Shackle is ideally sized for easy installation and operation. Its low friction Dyneema braid has a 3.5 mm external diameter, allowing it to hand feed through CAPTO’s 3.9 mm rivet hole without requiring mouse lines or other tools. The length is selected to be long enough for attaching carabiners yet short enough to prevent looping around the tail of the CAPTO Cam.

To install the CAPTO Soft Shackle, straighten and lengthen it to the maximum extent. Push the loop end through the CAPTO rivet hole in the cam axle. Pull the Soft Shackle all the way through until the ball knot contacts the CAPTO. Pass the loop end over the ball knot. Run fingers along the Soft Shackle toward the loop end to tighten the sheath. This will secure the loop in place around the knot. As with any accessory loop used in this manner, monitor the CAPTO Soft Shackle when in use to make sure it does not get pulled into the Cam or closed into the sideplate.

Part Number: 293005



  • Provides an attachment point for CAPTO remote resets and device stowage
  • Compact and low friction for easy installation through CAPTO’s cam axle
  • Ideally sized for attaching carabiners without risk of looping around cam
  • Extremely strong and durable: UV stabilized & abrasion resistant Dyneema
  • Lightweight: 4-6 times lighter than equivalent stainless steel shackles
  • Soft & safer than metal shackles: no damage to other equipment or people
  • Can be threaded through narrow gaps, where metal shackles can’t go through
  • Easy to use, very simple to open & close (no tools like shackle opener required)
  • No fiddling with bits that can loosen, come apart, or fall out (they float!)


  • Breaking Strength: 451 kg (994 lbs)
  • Internal Rope Diameter: 2 mm (.08 in)
  • External Diameter (D): 3.5 mm (.14 in)
  • Closed Flat Length (L): 60 mm (2.36 in)
  • Compressed Thickness (F): 2.7 mm (.11 in)
  • Ball Knot Diameter (H): 8 mm (.31 in)
CAPTO Soft Shackle 293005 1 G (.04 OZ) 60 MM (2.36 IN) INTERNAL: 2 MM (.08 IN); EXTERNAL: 3.5 MM (.14 IN) BLACK 451 KG (994 LBS)

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