Cart   null      null
Track Orders
Customer Service
My Account
Logo linked to Defender Homepage
 Call or email to speak with our in-house knowledgeable staff.
Phone: 800-628-8225 | Int'l.: 860-701-3400 | Email: Contact Us

Wichard Backstay Adjusters (5568)

  • Wire Size: 5/16"-3/8"
  • Adjuster Type; Ratchet
  • Material: Grade 316L Stainless Steel
  • Item #: 
    607487
    Brand: 
    Wichard
    Model #: 

    5568

    Packaged Weight: 
    9.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $3,316.70
    Our Price:
    $1,999.99
    607487 Wichard Wichard Backstay Adjusters (5568) 5568

    On sailboats the backstay adjuster enables the crew to precisely adjust and control the forestay tension. Control equates to optimum performance of the headsail and guarantees smooth operation of a furling system.

    Features:

    • When not under sail, the backstay adjuster permits the release of tension on the rig, thereby helping to prolong the life of the rigging and fittings
    • The smaller backstay adjusters are made with a wheel system which is strong, quick and easy to use

    Specifications:

    • Version: Ratchet adjuster
    • Material: Grade 316L stainless steel
    • Applications: 5/16" to 3/8" wire diameter:
    • Open: 29-3/4" (660 mm)
    • Closed: 19-7/8" (440 mm)
    • Pin diameter: 5/8" (16 mm)
    • Length pin to pin closed / open: 19-7/8 to 29-3/4
    • Toggle length x width: 11/16" x 7/8" (17 x 22 mm)
    • Stud diameter: 9/16" (14 mm)
    • Functional load: 15,400 lb
    • Breaking load: 19,800 lb
    Wichard Backstay Adjusters (5568)
    1999.99
    Status:   null Ships Direct
    Note: This item ships directly from the manufacturer.
    This item typically has a 1 week lead time before shipping.

    On sailboats the backstay adjuster enables the crew to precisely adjust and control the forestay tension. Control equates to optimum performance of the headsail and guarantees smooth operation of a furling system.

    Features:

    • When not under sail, the backstay adjuster permits the release of tension on the rig, thereby helping to prolong the life of the rigging and fittings
    • The smaller backstay adjusters are made with a wheel system which is strong, quick and easy to use

    Specifications:

    • Version: Ratchet adjuster
    • Material: Grade 316L stainless steel
    • Applications: 5/16" to 3/8" wire diameter:
    • Open: 29-3/4" (660 mm)
    • Closed: 19-7/8" (440 mm)
    • Pin diameter: 5/8" (16 mm)
    • Length pin to pin closed / open: 19-7/8 to 29-3/4
    • Toggle length x width: 11/16" x 7/8" (17 x 22 mm)
    • Stud diameter: 9/16" (14 mm)
    • Functional load: 15,400 lb
    • Breaking load: 19,800 lb

    CE Working Load for Industrial Applications

    Imperial dimensions are approximate. The manufacturer built this product to metric specs.


    Customer Service Why Buy from Defender?
    Defender Email Specials
    Click Here For Our Privacy Policy
    null