Originally Posted by HopCar
Skipmac, I've recently had a lot of dealing with Canada Metal. I became a Rocna / Vulcan dealer. They are a first class company to do business with and their products look good. I'm concerned about the made in China thing but they've about got me convinced that there quality control is top notch. They own the factory in China and have a continuous presence there.
I'm thinking about bringing in their Titan chain but I'm worried that even if it's terrific chain, it won't sell because of the China thing.
I work at Trotac in Victoria B.C. We sell Titan chain and have for some years. The galvanizing is good and the chain is very consistent in quality. We have sold Acco but their quality is not as good - both as far as galvanizing and some inconsistent welds.
Canada Metal knows galvanizing very well - they also own the Martyr brand of anodes - one of if not the largest in the world.
For shackles Titan are a good choice and are rated. Crosby is the gold standard of course but more expensive - we also sell these.
Someone mentioned Wichard shackles - I don't think they make galvanized shackles, only stainless. I would not use stainless in an anchoring