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Z480 Z-Spar Boom


Z-Spar Z480 Boom
Measurements (OD): 7 1/16" x 4 15/16"   (180mm x 125mm)
Wall Thickness: .106"   (2.7mm)
Weight/ft.: 3.23 lbs.   Weight/M: 4.8 kg
Moments of inertia: Ixx = 17.54", Iyy = 7.78"
Moments of inertia: Ixx = 730cm4, Iyy = 324cm4
Circumference: 20 3/8"   (518mm)
Sail slides: 3/8" round slugs (A017, A117) or 3/8" (10mm) boltrope
Lower Track: 30mm x mm   (1 3/16" x ")
Alloy: 6005-T6
Standard Boom Lengths: 14'9", 17'2 3/4"   4.5,5.25
Common Boom usage: Beneteau FC 12*; Beneteau First 41, 42, 435s; Beneteau Idylle13.50; Beneteau Oceanis 400F, 411, 430, 44cc, 440F, 445, 461F, 473; Caliber 47F; Catalina 36FT, 380, 400, 400F; Endeavor 30 Cat, 35; Hunter 376, 40*, 40.5, 410, 42, 43, 430, 45*, 450; Island Packet 40, Cat 40F; Jeanneau Sunfast 39; Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40; Morgan 38F, 41*, 50;

Z-Spar Z480 Boom Section
Z-Spar Z480 Boom Section is stocked in various lengths fully anodized. If you require a complete Boom Assembly, you can select from components below and contact us with specifications. If you require components not listed below please contact us with details. All Z480 Boom Gooseneck Ends have provisions for 4 internal lines.

Z-Spar Z480 Boom Components
Gooseneck Bracket for Z601 - Z901: Z-4096:
Large cast aluminum gooseneck Bracket is used on Z601, Z701, Z901 and other Mast Sections, and Z-480 Booms using the Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle. Bracket takes 12mm vertical pin (Z-1291) and has clearance for 3" (76mm) toggle, and measures 4 5/8" (118mm) high x 3 1/8" (80mm) wide. Fastens to mast with (8) 1/4" (6mm) rivets and (2) 5/16" (8mm) RH screws. On Z901 Mast Section, use with SS Reinforcing Plate, Z-1461K (below), for additional strength. Though actually a Mast Component, this item is also listed here for your convenience. Note: A wide variety of other Gooseneck Brackets for 12mm Pin are used in conjunction with this Boom, See: Gooseneck Brackets.

 

Z-4096 

 

 

Vertical Gooseneck Pin - 12mm: Z-1291:
12mm SS Pin is used to connect Mast Bracket to Gooseneck Toggle. Vertical Pin is 12mm x 118mm, with central hole for cotter pin. For use with any Z-Spar Gooseneck Toggles using a 12mm Pin.

 


Boom Feeder Entrance: Z-1711:
Gray plastic sail feeder entrance for boltrope mounts in recess in Z-Spar gooseneck castings.

 

Z-1711
Z480 Gooseneck Assembly - Standard - Complete: Z-480-1AC:
Cast aluminum Gooseneck Assembly incorporates provisions for internal outhaul and 3 internal reef lines. In Standard configuration internal lines run over delrin sheaves and down past lever action cams. Cams can be removed to allow lines to go straight down to the deck. Gooseneck will accept a Toggle up to 1 1/4" (32mm) wide. Normally used with the Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle, below, but also fits a variety of Gooseneck Toggles using a 10mm (3/8") horizontal pin (included). Assembly includes (4) Sheaves, Z-1617, and (4) Cams, Z-1076, on SS axles. Note: Early versions of this Gooseneck casting looked different from the unit pictured here, and used narrower Gooseneck Toggles, either Z-1075X or Z-1083, now used only on smaller Booms. While replacement with the newer, stronger Gooseneck casting and Toggle is recommended, original Toggles are available. See: Z-Spar Z360 Boom.

 

Z480 Gooseneck Ass'y for Furling Masts or Single-line Reefing: Z-480-1AF:
Gooseneck Assembly for Furling Masts or Single-line Reefing Booms is as Z-480-1AC, above, but with larger Sheaves, Z-1618, and no Cams. Gooseneck will accept a Toggle up to 1 1/4" (32mm) wide. Normally used with the Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle, below, but also fits a variety of Gooseneck Toggles using a 10mm (3/8") horizontal pin (included). Note: Early versions of this Gooseneck casting looked different from the unit pictured here, and used narrower Gooseneck Toggles, either Z-1075X or Z-1083, now used only on smaller Booms. While replacement with the newer, stronger Gooseneck casting and Toggle is recommended, original Toggles are available. See: Z-Spar Z360 Boom.

 

Z480 Gooseneck Casting only: Z-480-1:
Replacement Casting only, as Z480-1AC, above, but without sheaves, cams, axles, and horizontal gooseneck pin. Note: Early versions of this Gooseneck casting looked different from the unit pictured here, and used narrower Gooseneck Toggles, either Z-1075X or Z-1083, now used only on smaller Booms. While replacement with the newer, stronger Gooseneck casting and Toggle is recommended, original Toggles are available. See: Z-Spar Z360 Boom.   a4011

 

Z-480-1 

 

Z480 Horizontal Gooseneck Toggle Pin: Z-5902:
SS Clevis Pin is 10mm (3/8") diameter x 55mm (2 1/8") long. Connects Gooseneck Casting to Gooseneck Toggle. In some applications a 10mm (3/8") diameter x 70mm SS Bolt with locknut is used instead.

 

Z480 Small Gooseneck Sheave: Z-1617:
Delrin Sheave is 35mm (1 3/8") OD x 15mm (< 5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines on Standard Booms.

 

Z480 Small Gooseneck Sheave - Aluminum: Z-1617:
Heavy-duty Aluminum Sheave is 35mm (1 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines on Standard Booms.

 


Z480 Large Gooseneck Sheave: Z-1618:
Delrin Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines on Furling or Single-line reefing Booms.

 

Z480 Large Gooseneck Sheave - Ball Bearing: Z-1618BB:
Delrin Ball Bearing Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines. For outhaul and reef lines on Furling or Single-line reefing Booms.

 

Z480 Large Gooseneck Sheave - Aluminum: Z-1767A:
Heavy-duty Aluminum Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines on Furling or Single-line reefing Booms.

 

Z480 Gooseneck Cam: Z-1076:
Gooseneck cam lever used in Z-480 goosenecks for outhaul and reef lines. Cam measures (maximum) 1 7/8" long x 9/16" wide, with 8mm (5/16") hole for cam axle.

 

Z-1076

Z480 Gooseneck Sheave & Cam Axle: Z-5811:
Knurled SS Axle used in Z-480 goosenecks for Sheaves and Cams. SS Sheave Axle pin is 8mm (5/16") dia. x 96mm (3 3/4") long.

 


Gooseneck Toggle w/o Tack: Z-4010M:
Special Gooseneck Toggle for use with Z480 standard Gooseneck is as Z-4010, below, but modified to eliminate the Tack attachment portion. Toggle has holes for a 12mm vertical bolt and a 10mm horizontal pin. Toggle is 3" (75mm) high x 3 3/8" (87mm) horizontal (maximum) x 1 1/4" (31mm) wide. Commonly used with Furling Masts. As used on the Lagoon 410, and others.

 

 

 

Gooseneck Toggle: Z-4010:
Cast aluminum Gooseneck Toggle for use with Z480 standard Gooseneck is 1 1/4" (31mm) wide. Toggle has holes for a 12mm vertical pin (Z-1291), a 10mm horizontal pin, with a 6mm hole for special wide Tack Shackle, Z-4010TS, and can be used with Z-4010RH double Reef Hook, below. Portion that fits in Gooseneck Bracket is 3" (75mm) high, Toggle (overall) measures 4 5/8" (118mm) vertical x 3 3/8" (87mm) horizontal (maximum) x 1 1/4" (31mm) wide.

 

Z-4010 

 

Vertical Gooseneck Pin - 12mm: Z-1291:
12mm SS Pin is used to connect Mast Bracket to Gooseneck Toggle. Vertical Pin is 12mm x 118mm, with central hole for cotter pin. For use with any of the Gooseneck Toggles listed above.

 

Tack Shackle: Z-4010TS:
Special Wide Tack Shackle to fit the Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle. Wide SS Shackle has 6mm (1/4") slotted screw pin, inside of Shackle is 33mm (1 5/16") wide x 33mm (1 5/16") deep. FMTS

 

Double Reef Hook for Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle: Z-4010RH:
SS Double Reef Hook for use with Z-4010 Gooseneck Toggle. Reef Hook is formed from 10mm rod and measures (maximum) 5" (125mm) wide x 4" (100mm) high. Specially formed Reef Hook slides into center slot in Toggle, and is held in place by vertical Toggle Pin.

 


Boom Bail Ass'y - 30mm: Z-3045A:
SS Articulating Boom Bail fits in integral track in underside of Z360, Z480, and other boom sections with a 30mm (1 3/16") wide track. Bail is made from 10mm rod. Formed plate is 2.5mm thick and measures 4 3/4" (120mm) long x 1 3/16" (30mm) wide. Fastens with (2) 3/16" rivets.

 

Z-3045A 
 

Boom Bail Ass'y - 30mm Heavy-duty: Z-3045AF:
Welded, non-toggling, SS Boom Bail fits in integral track in underside of Z360, Z480, and other boom sections with a 30mm (1 3/16") wide track. As Z-3045A (above), but bail is welded in position and does not articulate. Formed plate is 2.5mm thick and measures 4 3/4" (120mm) long x 1 3/16" (30mm) wide. Fastens with (2) 3/16" (5mm) rivets.

 

 

 

Boom Bail Ass'y w/ Toggle & 10mm Pin - 30mm: Z-3047A:
SS Boom Bail features SS Toggle Assembly with 10mm (3/8") clevis pin and fits in integral track in underside of Z360, Z480, and other boom sections with a 30mm wide track. Removable Toggle rides on 9mm cross-pin Z-5232. Formed plate is 2.5mm thick and measures 4 3/4" (120mm) long x 1 3/16" (30mm) wide. Fastens with (2) 3/16" rivets. For use with Boom Blocks or Vangs requiring a pin for attachment.

 

 

 


Spar Cleat – Aluminum - 4 5/8": Z-1145:
Aluminum Spar Cleat is 120mm (4 5/8") long, and fastens with (2) 5mm (3/16") fasteners on 30mm (1 3/16") hole centers. Installed in the factory with a special deep-nosed rivet tool, can also be installed with machine screws. Other sizes are commonly used, See Other Z-Spar Cleats.

 

Z-1145

 

Exit Plate – Plastic, Small: Z-3273:
Small Gray plastic Exit Plate reduces line chafe, and accommodates a maximum of 3/8" (10mm) line. Exit Plate measures 4 1/2" x 7/8" (115mm x 22mm), installs in cut-out 5/8" x 3 5/8" (16mm x 90mm), and is attached with (1) 5mm (3/16") fastener. Other sizes are commonly used, See Other Z-Spar Exit Plates.

 

Z-3273


Z480 Outhaul Assembly - Standard - Complete: Z-480-2A:
Cast aluminum Outhaul Assembly incorporates provisions for internal outhaul and 3 internal reef lines. Includes 4 Sheaves (Z-1618) and axle which slide in from the aft side simultaneously, and are held in place by the outhaul and/or reef lines. Rib on aft upper side has 8mm (5/16") pin hole for topping lift shackle.

 

Z-480-2A

Z480 Outhaul Casting: Z-480-2:
Replacement Casting only, for the Z-480 Outhaul Assembly. Note: This is one of many different units that may be labeled 1070. a68

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave: Z-1618:
Delrin Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines.

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave - Aluminum: Z-1767A:
Heavy-duty Aluminum Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul and reef lines.

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave Axle: Z-1296:
SS Sheave Axle used in Z480 Outhaul Casting. SS 'Drop-in' Sheave Axle pin is 8mm (5/16") dia. x 80mm (3 1/8") long. For outhaul and reef sheaves.

 

Z-1296

Z480 Outhaul Assembly - for Furling Main - Complete: Z-480-2FA:
Cast aluminum Outhaul Assembly is similar to Z-480-2A, above, but incorporates a single sheave only for outhaul line on centerline. Sheave is contained in special cast housing, Sheave and housing slide into main Outhaul Casting from the aft side. Removable Sheave housing has 8mm (5/16") pin hole for topping lift shackle.
 

 

 

Z480 Outhaul Casting for Furling Main: Z-480-2F:
Replacement Casting only, for the Z-480-2FA Outhaul Assembly for Furling Main. Note: This is one of many different units that may be labeled 1070. a84

 

Z480 Outhaul Sheave Box Casting for Furling Main: Z-1059F:
Replacement Sheave housing casting only, used with the Z-480-2F Outhaul Assembly for Furling Main.

 

 

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave: Z-1618:
Delrin Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul line.

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave: Z-1618BB:
Delrin Sheave with SS Ball bearings is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul line.

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave - Aluminum: Z-1767A:
Heavy-duty Aluminum Sheave is 60mm (2 3/8") OD x 16mm (5/8") wide x 8mm (5/16") ID. For outhaul line.

 

Z480 Outboard Sheave Box Axle: Z-1343:
SS Sheave Axle used in Z480 Outhaul Sheave Box for Furling Main. SS Sheave Axle pin is 8mm (5/16") dia. x 32mm (1 1/4") long. For outhaul sheave.
Z-1343

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