The Barton Marine Swivel, Becket & Cam Cleat Blocks are useful for mainsheet, vang tacklers or downhauls on dinghies, dayboats or light cruising yachts.
Fully swivelling head with removable shackle.
A clevis forming part of one end of a sheave
Cam cleat blocks
Fitted with Kevlar "K" cams (unless otherwise stated). Cam arms are fully adjustable by moving the locking clevis pin to achieve the correct cleating angle. Used in conjunction with the relevant top block, this range of blocks is particularly useful for mainsheet, vang tackles or downhauls on dinghies, dayboats or light cruising yachts
A strong, lightweight range of blocks for use on dinghies and dayboats or as lead blocks on larger boats.
A comprehensive range of multiple sheave options, together with fiddles and cam cleat blocks, allow powerful, lightweight tackles to be achieved
Plain bearing blocks
Barton plain bearing blocks have a precision moulded Acetal sheave running on a large diameter brass bearing, ensuring free running under the highest of loads.
|Image||Part #||Product Description||Price||Stock||Order|
|02 631||Swivel, becket and clam cleat block, size 2, fiddle||
|03 631||Swivel, becket and clam cleat block, size 3, fiddle||
|04 631||Swivel, becket and clam cleat block, size 4, fiddle||
|05 631||Swivel, becket and clam cleat block, size 5, fiddle||
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