The M2 chain hook from Mantus Marine latches to a chain and reportedly stays on even when there is no load on the chain or hook. It is made from 2205 Duplex stainless steel and is designed to be as strong as high-test chain. It can be used with a snubber or bridle and fits BBB, Proof Coil, High Test and stainless chain. It is available for 1/4-, 5/16-, 3/8- and 1/2-inch chain. Price: $36 to $170.
This article originally appeared in the January 2019 issue.