Mast Tangs

$ 25.95

Ronstan Mast Tang

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Mast Tang

Ronstan mast tangs provide a secure and reliable attachment point for various rigging fixtures on your boat's mast.

Made from high-quality 316 stainless steel for strength and corrosion resistance typical of the harsh marine environment.

Specifications:

  • Width: 16mm
  • Length: 57mm
  • Weight: 20gm
  • Pin Ø: 6.4mm
  • Pin Length: 51mm
  • Fix hole Ø: 6.4mm

 

Components and Design:

  • Body: The main body of the tang is U-shaped with a hole at the base for attaching to the mast and a smaller opening at the top for connecting rigging components.
  • Clevis Pin: A stainless steel clevis pin goes through both the mast hole and the rigging component's eye, locking them securely to the tang.
  • Sizes and Variations: Ronstan mast tangs come in various sizes to accommodate different mast diameters and rigging loads. Some variants feature angled bodies for specific applications or have additional holes for multiple lines.

 

Applications:

Ronstan mast tangs are used for a wide range of rigging attachments on the mast, including:

  • Vangs: Lines that control the sideways movement of the mast.
  • Halyards: Lines used to raise and lower sails.
  • Sheets: Lines used to control the angle of the sails.
  • Boom guys: Lines that support the boom (horizontal spar holding the bottom of the sail).
  • Other control lines: Depending on the boat type and specific rig, tangs can be used for various other lines and control systems.

 

Benefits of using Ronstan mast tangs:

  • Easy installation and adjustment: The clevis pin system allows for quick and simple attachment and detachment of rigging components.
  • Strength and reliability: High-quality stainless steel construction ensures they can withstand significant loads and harsh marine conditions.
  • Versatility: Available in various sizes and styles to fit different needs and boat configurations.
  • Safety: Securely attaching rigging components is crucial for boat stability and sailor safety.

 

Things to consider when choosing mast tangs:

  • Size: Ensure the tang's dimensions are compatible with your mast diameter and the size of the rigging components you'll be connecting.
  • Load capacity: Choose a tang with a load capacity exceeding the expected forces it will experience.
  • Material: 316 Stainless steel is generally the recommended material for marine applications.
  • Application: Select a tang with the appropriate design and features for your specific use, such as angled bodies for specific lines or additional holes for multiple lines.