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FranceSpar/Sparcraft Deck Turning Blocks


FranceSpar made a large variety of Deck Turning Blocks and a limited number of them are still available for matching or replacement purposes. Standard finish is clear anodized, Black anodized is available in some sizes. Note: Later units may be labeled Sparcraft.
See also: FranceSpar Sheaves, FranceSpar Foot Blocks and other Deck Turning Blocks.

FranceSpar Deck Turning Blocks are sized by the width of the Block (A), which is also the nominal Sheave Diameter. Standard units have Delrin Sheaves and a clear anodized finish.

Listed below are standard sizes. Be sure to verify critical dimensions when ordering for replacement Applications. We also stock some "specials" not listed here, please supply relevant dimensions when inquiring.

*Rig-Rite stocks many FranceSpar Parts not listed here. Please contact us with complete specifications.

Francespar Deck Blocks


FranceSpar 30mm Deck Turning Blocks

Small Deck Turning Blocks were produced specially for Beneteau. Though several versions were produced the 3-Sheave version is the only one currently available. Replacement Sheaves are available for all.

Dimensions:
A. Width - 30mm (1 3/16")
    Sheave Diameter - 27mm (1 1/16")
C. Hole Spacing (to Centers) - 30mm (1 3/16")
D. Height - 19mm (3/4")
F. Fasteners - 6mm x 50mm RH screws (included)

Part Number # of Sheaves / Diameter Width A Length B
FSP 48-303 3 Sheaves / 27mm (1 1/16") 30mm (1 3/16") 105mm (4 3/16")
Replacement Delrin Sheaves for these units are SM 27R13-8, which are 27mm (1 1/16" ) OD x 13mm (1/2") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID.

FranceSpar 30mm Deck Turning Blocks w/ Aluminum Sheaves

Special small Deck Turning Blocks with wide Aluminum Sheaves that accommodate larger line were produced specially for Beneteau. Though several versions were produced the 6-Sheave version is the only one currently available. Replacement Sheaves are available for all.

Dimensions:
A. Width - 30mm (1 3/16")
    Sheave Diameter - 25mm (1")
C. Hole Spacing (to Centers) - 38mm (1 1/2")
D. Height - 22mm (7/8")
F. Fasteners - 6mm FH screws

Part Number # of Sheaves / Diameter Width A Length B
FSP 48-306A 6 Sheaves / 25mm (1") 30mm (1 3/16") 255mm (10 1/16")
Replacement Aluminum Sheaves for these units are SM 25AR16-8, which are 25mm (1" ) OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID.

FranceSpar 40mm Deck Turning Blocks
Please Note: these are one piece units - Sheaves are not replaceable.

Common Dimensions:
A. Width, and Sheave Diameter - 40mm (1 9/16")
C. Hole Spacing (to Centers) - 52mm (2 1/16")
D. Height - 24mm (15/16")
F. Fastener Size - 6mm (1/4")

Part Number # of Sheaves / Diameter Width A Length B
FSP 48-402 2 Sheaves / 40mm (1 9/16") 40mm (1 9/16") 130mm (5")
FSP 48-403 3 Sheaves / 40mm (1 9/16") 40mm (1 9/16") 180mm (7 1/8")

FranceSpar 50mm Deck Turning Blocks
Please Note: these are one piece units - Sheaves are not replaceable.*   **

Common Dimensions:
A. Width, and Sheave Diameter - 50mm (2")*
C. Hole Spacing (to Centers) - 60mm (2 3/8")*
D. Height - 28mm (1 1/8")**
F. Fastener Size - 6mm (1/4")**

Part Number # of Sheaves / Diameter Width A Length B
FSP 48-502 2 Sheaves / 50mm (2") 50mm (2") 150mm (5 15/16")
FSP 48-503 3 Sheaves / 50mm (2") 50mm (2") 210mm (8 5/16")
FSP 48-504 4 Sheaves / 50mm (2") 50mm (2") 270mm (10 5/8")
FSP 48-516F** 6 Sheaves / 50mm (2") 50mm (2") 210mm (8 5/16")
* Old-style units had 40mm Aluminum Sheaves and 50mm hole spacing. Replacement Sheaves, SM 40AR17-10, are available for them.

** Six-Sheave Double stacked unit, FSP 48-516F, has the same footprint as the 3-Sheave FSP 48-503, but is 2 sheaves high. Unit is 44mm (1 3/4") high and is attached to the Deck with three (3) 8mm (5/16") FH screws. Unit features replaceable sheaves, SM48R17-14.  


FranceSpar 70mm Deck Turning Blocks

Common Dimensions:
A. Width - 70mm (2 3/4")
    Sheave Diameter - 60mm (2 3/8")
C. Hole Spacing (to Centers) - 80mm (3 3/16")
D. Height - 30mm (1 3/16")
F. Fastener Size - 8mm (5/16")

Part Number # of Sheaves / Diameter Width A Length B
FSP 48-702 2 Sheaves / 70mm (2 3/4") 70mm (2 3/4") 190mm (7 1/2")
FSP 48-703 3 Sheaves / 70mm (2 3/4") 70mm (2 3/4") 275mm (10 3/4")
FSP 48-704 4 Sheaves / 70mm (2 3/4") 70mm (2 3/4") 355mm (14")
Replacement Sheaves for these units are SM 60R19-12, which are 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 19mm (3/4") wide x 12mm (7/16") ID. Also used on Francespar Deck Blocks with Cam.
 

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