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Rod Stemball Tangs


Rod Tangs for use with Rod Rigging Stemballs mount internally. Tangs are designed to fit through the mounting slot and are then fastened from the outside. Cap Tang assemblies screw together through the Mast and are commonly used for Upper shrouds. See also, Tangs Main Page.
See also, other Rod Rigging Components.

Schaefer Rod Stemball Tangs

Navtec Rod Stemball Tangs

SeaRig SS Rod Stemball Tangs

OS Rod Cap Tang Assemblies
 


Schaefer Rod Stemball Tangs
Heavy-duty Forged Aluminum Rod Tangs for use with standard Rod Rigging Stemballs mount internally, flush with the surface of the mast. These unique Tangs allow the Rod Rigging to be inserted in or removed from the mast without removing the Tang. Stemballs are inserted perpendicular to the Mast and pushed up to seat in the Tang body. Tangs are designed to fit through the mounting slot and are then fastened from the outside.
 
Rod Stemball Tang for -4 Rod: Sch 84-60-4:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -4 Rod using standard (.48" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 2 13/16" (72mm) high x 3/4" (20mm) wide using (2) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 3 15/16" long x 1" wide, hole is .495" diameter.

 

Sch 84-60-6

Rod Stemball Tang for -6 Rod: Sch 84-60-6:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -6 Rod using standard (.48" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 2 13/16" (72mm) high x 3/4" (20mm) wide using (2) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 3 15/16" long x 1" wide, hole is .575" diameter.

 

Rod Stemball Tang for -8 & -10 Rod: Sch 84-61:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -8 & -10 Rod using standard (.68" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 4 1/4" (109mm) high x 1" (26mm) wide using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 6 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide, hole is .70" diameter. This item is no longer available and is shown here for reference only.

 

Sch 84-61

Rod Stemball Tang for -12 Rod: Sch 84-62:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -12 Rod using standard (.77" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 4 1/4" (109mm) high x 1" (26mm) wide using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 6 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide. This item is no longer available and is shown here for reference only.

 

Rod Stemball Tang for -17 Rod: Sch 84-63:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -17 Rod using standard (.91" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 6 1/4" (158mm) high x 1 3/4" (44mm) wide using (4) 1/4-20 screws. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 9" long x 1 15/16" wide, hole is .925" diameter.
Sch 84-63
Rod Stemball Tang for -22 Rod: Sch 84-64:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -22 Rod using standard (1.03" OD) Rod Stemballs. Mounts internally in mast cutout 6 1/4" (158mm) high x 1 3/4" (44mm) wide using (4) 1/4-20 screws. Mounting surface is slightly curved to fit a variety of mast surfaces. Tang is 9" long x 1 15/16" wide, hole is 1.125" diameter.

 


Navtec K-200 Rod Stemball Tangs
Heavy-duty Forged Aluminum Rod Tangs for use with Rod Rigging Stemballs mount internally, and project out from the mast surface. Tangs are designed to fit through the mounting slot and are then fastened from the outside. Compatible with Navtec Large Head Rod Stemballs, and standard Rod Stemballs using a special Adapter Washer. Note: This type of tang actually becomes part of the rigging. It must be put on the rod before the ends are attached. It must be removed from the mast to take the rigging off.
Over the years Navtec has produced a variety of other Rod Stemball Tangs. If you need one, or parts for one, please contact us with Rod Size, Mast Slot dimensions, and Thread size, if applicable.
 
Rod Stemball Tang for -3, -4 & -6 Rod: NAV K-200-006:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -3, -4, and -6 Rod. Mounts internally in mast cutout 2 3/4" (70mm) high x 1 1/8" (29mm) wide using (2) 1/4" FH Screws (included) on 3 9/16" (91mm) hole centers. Tang is 4 1/8" long x 1 1/8" wide, projects 5/8" out from interior mast surface, and is beveled for use with most Mast Sections.

 

Nan K-200-030

Rod Stemball Tang for -8, -10 & -12 Rod: NAV K-200-012:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -8, -10, and -12 Rod. Mounts internally in mast cutout 3 3/4" (96mm) high x 1 1/2" (38mm) wide using (2) 5/16" FH Screws (included) on 5 1/16" (129mm) hole centers. Tang is 5 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, projects 7/8" out from interior mast surface, and is beveled for use with most Mast Sections.

 

Rod Stemball Tang for -17, -22 & -30 Rod: NAV K-200-030:
Forged Aluminum Rod Stemball Tang for -17, -22, and -30 Rod. Mounts internally in mast cutout 5" (127mm) high x 2" (61mm) wide using (2) 3/8" FH Screws (included) on 6 11/16" (170mm) hole centers. Tang is 7 1/2" long x 2" wide, projects 1 3/16" out from interior mast surface, and is beveled for use with most Mast Sections.

 


SeaRig Cast SS Rod Stemball Tangs
Made in New Zealand, SeaRig Heavy-duty Cast Stainless Steel Rod Tangs mount internally, and project out from the mast surface. Tangs are designed to fit through the mounting slot and are then fastened from the outside. Compatible with standard SeaRig Rod Stemballs, and Rod Stemballs with a similar Head diameter. Note: This type of tang actually becomes part of the rigging. It must be put on the rod before the ends are attached. It must be removed from the mast to take the rigging off. See SeaRig Rod Stemballs.
 
Rod Stemball Tang for -12 & -15 Rod: SeaRig RTB10:
Cast SS Rod Stemball Tang for -12 & -15 Rod using standard SeaRig (.945" OD) Stemballs. Mounts internally in 40mm (1 9/16") round hole in mast using (4) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Tang is 4" long x 1 1/2" wide, projects 1 1/8" out from interior mast surface, hole is 18 x 20mm.

 

 
Rod Stemball Tang for -17 & -22 Rod: SeaRig RTB12:
Cast SS Rod Stemball Tang for -17 & -22 Rod using standard SeaRig (1.12" OD) Stemballs. Mounts internally in 45mm (1 7/8") round hole in mast using (4) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Tang is 5 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide, projects 1 1/4" out from interior mast surface, hole is 20 x 23mm.

 


OS Rod Cap Tangs - RCTS series
Turned Stainless Steel Rod Cap Tang Assemblies screw together through the Mast, mounting in round holes. Assemblies include special Large head Stemballs. Available to fit a wide variety of Mast widths by using different length Tie Rods.
 
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -4 Rod: OS RCTS04-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -6 Rod: OS RCTS06-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -8 Rod: OS RCTS08-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 23mm round holes. Assembly includes special Large head Stemballs and is available to fit Masts from 65mm to 160mm wide. To order, specify Mast width.

 

BSI Cap Tang
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RCTS84:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -4, -6, & -8 Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 26mm mounting hole, Flange is 30mm OD x 1mm thick.

 

Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -6 Rod: OS RCTS6-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -8 Rod: OS RCTS8-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -10 Rod: OS RCTS10-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -12 Rod: OS RCTS12-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 30mm round holes. Unit projects 20mm out from mast surface, assembly includes special Large head Stemballs. Available to fit Masts from 83mm to 210mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R24

 

BSI Cap Tang
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RCTS124:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -10, & -12 Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 33mm mounting hole, Flange is 39mm OD x 1.5mm thick.

 

Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -15 Rod: OS RCTS15-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -17 Rod: OS RCTS17-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -22 Rod: OS RCTS22-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 39mm round holes. Unit projects 26mm out from mast surface, assembly includes special Large head Stemballs. Available to fit Masts from 99mm to 250mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R30

 

BSI Cap Tang
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RCTS224:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -15, -17, & -22 RCTS Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 43mm mounting hole, 49mm OD x 1.5mm thick.

 


OS Rod Cap Tangs - RTTS series
Turned Stainless Steel Rod Cap Tang Assemblies screw together through the Mast, mounting in round holes. The RTTS-series, for larger yachts, features a removable end cap, allowing for easy removal of Shrouds. Available to fit a wide variety of Mast widths by using different length Tie Rods, assemblies include Stemballs. Available for Rod up to -260.
 
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -22 Rod: OS RTTS22-_:
Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -30 Rod: OS RTTS30-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 47mm round holes. Unit projects 45mm out from mast surface, assembly includes Stemballs. Available to fit Masts from 125mm to 290mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R35

 

OS RTTS
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RTTS304-1:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -22, & -30 RTTS Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 51mm mounting hole, Flange is 63mm OD x 1.5mm thick.

 

Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -40 Rod: OS RTTS40-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 53mm round holes. Assembly includes Stemballs and is available to fit Masts from 162mm to 310mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R39

 

OS RTTS
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RTTS404-1:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -40 Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 58mm mounting hole, Flange is 69mm OD x 1.6mm thick.

 

Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -48 Rod: OS RTTS48-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 58mm round holes. Assembly includes Stemballs and is available to fit Masts from 175mm to 330mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R42

 

OS RTTS
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RTTS484:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -48 Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 63mm mounting hole, Flange is 77mm OD x 1.6mm thick.

 

Rod Cap Tang Ass'y for -60 Rod: OS RTTS60-_:
SS Rod Cap Tang Assembly screws together through the Mast, mounting in 66mm round holes. Assembly includes Stemballs and is available to fit Masts from 190mm to 365mm wide. To order, specify Mast width. R45

 

OS RTTS
  Rod Cap Tang Bushing for Carbon Mast: OS RTTS604-1:
Special SS Flange Bushing allows for use of -60 Rod Cap Tang Assemblies with Carbon, and thin-walled Aluminum Masts. Requires 72mm mounting hole, Flange is 86mm OD x 1.6mm thick.

 

Larger Rod Cap Tang Assemblies are available for standard Rod sizes up to -260.
Please contact us with details.

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