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Spartan SP-165 Airfoil Spreader Section


Spartan Spars SP-165 Airfoil Spreader Section
Measurements: 4.50" x 1.50" (4 1/2" x 1 1/2")
Wall Thickness: .094"
Weight/ft.: 1.12 lbs.
Moments of inertia: Ixx = 1.30" Iyy = .228"
Alloy: 6061-T6
Common Boat usage: Alden 44; C&C 29* & others; Cape Dory 36, 40; Cherubini 44K (main); CSY 44; Frers 40, 43; Hinterhoeller; Pearson 32, 10M, 36*, 365, 390, 40, 424; Tartan 41; Sound Spars; & others.
SP-165

SP-165 Airfoil Spreader Section Hardware
SP-165 Spreader Section: SP-165XR-____:
Spartan SP-165 Spreader Extrusion is stocked Raw (mill finish) and is available in lengths up to 14'. To order: specify length.

 

 
SP-165 Tapered Spreader Assembly: SP-165TA-____:
Spartan SP-165 Spreaders are normally tapered, and use a special welded aluminum 'twist-lock' spreader tip, which captures the shroud without using seizing wire. Other Tips are available. Standard finish is clear anodized, specify color if painted finish is required. Standard Lengths are 3' 9 1/4" and 4' 4", but finished spreaders are available in any length.
To order: Specify maximum length from inboard end to shroud bearing surface, spreader base configuration, and finish.

 

SP-512TA

SP-165 Tapered Spreader Tip - Twist-lock: SP-165TL:
Special 'twist-lock' spreader tip for spreader tapered to 2 3/4" features slot for up to 3/8" shroud. Shroud is secured without seizing wire, by inserting it horizontally into Spreader Tip and then 'twisting' it to lie in line with the mast. Tip measures 2 3/4" x 1", and extends shroud seat 1/2" beyond spreader tube. Cast aluminum Spreader Tip has uncoated Aluminum finish for use in welded applications.

 

 
SP-165 Tapered Spreader Tip - Slotted: SP-512TS:
Slotted Spreader Tip for spreader tapered to 1 3/4" features slot for up to 3/8" shroud. Shroud is secured with 3/16" FH screw. Tip measures 1 3/4" wide x 2 1/4" long x (maximum) 7/8" thick, and extends shroud seat 1 1/4" beyond spreader tube, portion inside spreader is 1 1/2" long. Cast aluminum Spreader Tip has uncoated Aluminum finish for use in welded applications. As used on a variety of C&C Yachts, Hinterhoeller Yachts and others, and used with other Spreader Sections.

 

Tapered Discontinuous Spreader Tip w/ 3/8" Pin: K-11446S-6:
Cast aluminum Spreader Tip is used on a variety of spreaders tapered to 1 3/4". Unit features narrow slot with 3/8" horizontal pin for attaching link tangs. Spreader Tip measures 1 5/8" wide x 1 1/8" high with 1/2" wide slot, and extends 2" beyond spreader tube. Pin center is 1 3/8" beyond spreader tube, 3/8" Pin, K-CP6-54, is included. Tip has uncoated Aluminum finish for use in welded applications. Also available with other Pin sizes, Specify Pin diameter.

 


SP450 Inboard Spreader End, Standard: K-11480-5:
Inboard Spreader End is used for masts with welded aluminum spreader bases. Aluminum spreader end is welded in a slot cut in SP450 Spreader. Tapered Aluminum plate is 3/8" thick x (maximum) 6 1/4" wide x 5 1/2" long, and features integral etch lines to line up with centerline and end of SP450 Spreader. Mounts to mast with (2) 3/8" holes on 4 3/4" centers, holes are 3/4" from end of plate. Plate has uncoated Aluminum finish.

 

K-11480-5
SP450 Inboard Spreader End - Special: K-11480-5SN:
Inboard Spreader End is used for masts with welded aluminum spreader bases. Aluminum spreader end is welded in a slot cut in SP450 Spreader. Tapered Aluminum plate is 3/8" thick x (maximum) 6 1/4" wide x 5 1/2" long, and features integral etch lines to line up with centerline and end of SP450 Spreader. Mounts to mast with (2) 3/8" holes on 4 1/4" centers, holes are 3/4" from end of plate. Plate has uncoated Aluminum finish.

 

 
SP-165 Inboard Spreader End - Special, Large: K-11480-5SL:
Inboard Spreader End is used for masts with SS Spreader Brackets or welded aluminum spreader bases. Aluminum spreader end is welded in a slot cut in SP-165 Spreader. Tapered Aluminum plate is 3/8" thick x (maximum) 7 1/4" wide x 5" long, and features integral etch lines to line up with end of SP-165 Spreader. Mounts to mast with (2) 1/2" holes on 5 3/4" centers, holes are 3/4" from end of plate. Plate has uncoated Aluminum finish.   SoundSpar

 


Spreader Bases for SP-165 Airfoil Spreaders
Spartan SP-165 Airfoil Spreaders are normally used with Spreader Bases which are formed to fit specific Mast Sections. A variety are listed below.
 
CD-5 Spreader Base - Port: SP-164P:
CD-5 Spreader Base - Starboard: SP-164S:
Cast aluminum Spreader Base for CD-5 Mast Section fits flush with the mast surface and attaches with (6) 1/4" FH screws. Base is (maximum) 6 3/8" long x 3 1/4" high. Designed for rigs with in-line spreaders for use with 4 1/2" Airfoil Spreaders, SP-165. Cast in 356 Aluminum with clear anodized finish.

 

SP-164P
  Vertical Pin for SP-165 Spreader Brackets: SP-165P:
Clevis Pin for attachment of SP-165 Spreaders to any of the Cast Spreader Brackets listed here is 1/2" x 1 1/2" long. Includes cotter pin.

 

 
CD-5 Spreader Base w/ Tang Attachment - Port: SP-766P:
CD-5 Spreader Base w/ Tang Attachment - Starboard: SP-766S:
Cast aluminum Spreader Base for CD-5 Mast Section fits flush with the mast surface and attaches with (4) 1/4" FH screws and a 1/2" bolt. Unique and sleek design allows for use of the same 1/2" bolt as an attachment point for a lower shroud tang Bearing Plate (SP-11216-S1), which fits under the Spreader Base. Commonly used with Double Lower Shroud Tang Set (SP-753K). Base is (maximum) 6 3/8" long x 3 5/8" high. Designed for rigs with in-line spreaders for use with 4 1/2" Airfoil Spreaders, SP-165. Cast in 356 Aluminum with clear anodized finish. Was SP-164-1.

 

 
Sound Spar 8755 / MM 8348T Spreader Base for SP-165, Port: SS 8755SBC-P:
Sound Spar 8755 / MM 8348T Spreader Base for SP-165, Starboard: SS 8755SBC-S:
Cast Aluminum Spreader Base used on Sound Spar 8755 Mast Section (8.75" x 5.50"), and on MetalMast 8348T (8.30" x 4.81") Teardrop Mast Section with SP-165 Spreaders. Spreader fits over male stud on Base, Teardrop shaped Base is 6" wide x 3 1/4" high. Normally attaches to Mast with (6) 1/4" RH screws, but due to mounting variations castings are supplied raw, without holes for fasteners. As used on Pearson 10M, 365, 386, and others.

 

C&C Spreader Base for SP-165, Port: CC SPB4-29P:
C&C Spreader Base for SP-165, Starboard: CC SPB4-29S:
Cast Aluminum Spreader Base used on C&C Masts with SP-165 Spreaders. Spreader fits over male stud on Base. Base is 5 1/4" wide x 3" high with deep curve to fit C&C Mast Sections. Attaches to Mast with (6) 1/4" RH screws. As used on C&C 29 and others.

 

SS Spreader Base w/ 3/8" Pin, Port Aft: SS 8755SBS-6PA:
SS Spreader Base w/ 3/8" Pin, Starboard Aft: SS 8755SBS-6SA:
Stainless Steel Spreader Bases used on Sound Spar 8755, and other Mast Sections, with SP-165, SP-512, and other Spreaders using a 1/4" or 5/16" thick Inboard Spreader End Plate, similar to K-11480-5SL, above. SS Rectangular Base is 2 1/2" high x 2 3/16" wide, and attaches to Mast with (4) 1/4" RH screws on 1 3/4" (vertical) x 1 1/2" (horizontal) centers. Spreader Inboard End is attached to Base with a 3/8" clevis pin (included). Bases are used in pairs, with a Port Aft and a Starboard Aft version on each side of the Mast. (Port Aft = Starboard Forward, Starboard Aft = Port Forward).

 

 
SS Spreader Base w/ 1/2" Pin, Port Aft: SS 8755SBS-8PA:
SS Spreader Base w/ 1/2" Pin, Starboard Aft: SS 8755SBS-8SA:
Stainless Steel Spreader Bases used on Sound Spar 8755, 9650, and other Mast Sections, with SP-165 and other Spreaders using the K-11480-5SL Inboard Spreader End, above. SS Base is 3" square and attaches to Mast with (4) 1/4" RH screws on 2 1/8" (vertical & horizontal) centers. Spreader Inboard End is attached to Base with a 1/2" clevis pin (included). Bases are used in pairs, with a Port Aft and a Starboard Aft version on each side of the Mast. (Port Aft = Starboard Forward, Starboard Aft = Port Forward). As used on Pearson 36, 40, 424, and others. P1184SA SS8755L, SS9560

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