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Re: Suncor Integrated Turnbuckle/mechanical fitting

There are other designs with toggles but the fork in conjunction with the U-bolt style chain plates my boat employs are toggles in themselves. The turnbuckle body is not ideal but I figured two scribe marks and a dedicated tuning tape measure would solve this design flaw. I am more interested to see if anyone has a reservation based on their experience with the manufacturing quality? All the machinery at my job is stainless but I know that if you take care in torque application, keep threads clean, and use antisieze that it is as reliable as other metals. Has anyone used one for a shroud and seen it fail or really gall up?

Also, they make a bronze open body but I will have to see if this is available with the quick attach...

http://www.jamestowndistributors.com...t.do?pid=52124

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