When you hook up, it’s very important to get the connection correct. Of course, there are a number of ways to hook up, some better than others. It’s time for another irregular handyman hint.
This shows hooking up the chain one way – with the link inserted perpendicular to the hook.
Another way to hook up is to insert the hook into a link. One method of hooking up is much better than the other. Know which one?
The top one is superior as it is easier to unhook after tensioning the chain in the chain, the bottom one can get the hook stuck in the link.