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    Wichard MXEvo 2:1/3:1 Blocks - Often imitated but tough to beat

    Wichard MXEvo on boom

     

    Wichard’s expertise comes from over 100 years of forging safety parts for the manufacturing industry, so when it came to designing boat fittings, strength and safety have always been at the top of their priority list.

     

    This is evident in the Wichard MXEvo 2:1/3:1 Block range, but it is the simple, functional design that makes this piece of hardware stand out from the crowd.

    Ronstan SHOCK Blocks - Simple Efficient Low Friction Rings

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    ©Kohlhoff-Stuhlemmer Sailing

     

    The name of the Ronstan SHOCK Block is derived from SHeaveless blOCK and reflects the growing trend for replacing ball bearing blocks, with “low friction rings”, in a whole range of sailing system applications. Lightweight, high-load with no moving parts, Shock blocks are perfect for control lines and small purchase systems.

    Lash Thimbles – What are they, and how do I use them?


    Rope Thimble CC Kohlhoff
     
    Lash thimble, ferrule, rope thimble, bobbin or low friction ring…
    Whatever you call them, there’s no denying they are the perfect (low cost!) solution for a multitude of applications.

    We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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