Pragmasis Shed Shackle review

Versatile and effective anti-theft deterrent

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £37.95 RRP
The Shed Shackle fits into any piece of upright timber.

Our review

Versatile and effective anti-theft deterrent; the next best thing to using a ground anchor
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The Shed Shackle gives you something to secure your bike to in your garden shed when you can’t use a ground anchor, when the shed stands on timber decking or soil rather than a concrete footing, for example. It’s simply a hardened, powder-coated steel shackle with various extension plates.

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The device fits to any upright piece of timber and it features a horizontal steel support that resists twisting. The heads on the pre-thread-locked bolts also shear off when fitted so that – save for cutting the whole shed out – it’s impossible to remove the device. It really is a fit-and-forget piece of kit.

Unlike a ground anchor, you can mount the Shed Shackle at any height, so you can lock bikes directly to it and, although nothing will ever be truly secure when locked to a timber-framed construction, it’s a damn sight better than letting a tea leaf swan off with your ride without so much as putting up a fight.

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Make sure you fit it exactly where you want it, because once it’s on it’s nigh-on impossible to remove without sawing a big hole in your shed wall – neither you nor a potential thief is really going to want to do that. You even get a drill bit thrown in!

Product Specifications

Product

Name Shed Shackle
Brand Pragmasis

Features Mounts on Shed Wall
Colour Red
Material Steel
Bike Storage Type Horizontal Rack