customer-service Help
Tylaska Marine And Aerospace

DB12 Dogbone (Aluminum)

Tylaska Marine And Aerospace DB12  Dogbone (Aluminum) DB12
Tap to zoom
Hover or click to zoom
$17.95
  • Country of Origin (subject to change): United States
See full product details
Orders over $75 ship free.

Total: $17.95

Tylaska Marine And Aerospace #DB12 Specifications

  • Country of Origin (subject to change): United States

Description

A dogbone is essentially a short structural rod that can be attached to the end of a line and used like a button or toggle to make a connection to another line, grommet or deck fitting. The tapered middle and symmetric ends make the part look like a bone, hence the name “dogbone.” The dogbone itself has been around since the days of the tall sailing ships and was originally made from a wooden peg. Over the years the device faded into obscurity but was recently revived due to better materials and a new appreciation of its versatility. The dogbone is a very convenient way for attaching the halyard line to the headboard as you can maximize sail height without the added length of a conventional shackle. It also works well for jib and spinsheets, outhauls, the connection of soft loops used for attaching blocks to deck fittings, and numerous other rigging applications. Unlike a knot, the dogbone connection does not jam up under tension and can be quickly attached or detached.

Restrictions and Compliance

Reviews of Tylaska Marine And Aerospace #DB12