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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

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T-Ball Backing Plate Tangs for Round Holes


Internally mounted Backing Plate Tangs are easy to install, requiring only a round hole (not a slot) in the Mast. (Note: The 1 OS Backing Plate that mounts in a Slot is listed below with all the other OS Backing Plates.) Backing Plates are designed to fit through mounting hole and are then riveted from the outside.
See also: T-Ball Backing Plate Tangs for Slots.
See also, Tangs Main Page and Rigging Main Page.

Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plates
OS T-Ball Backing Plates
 

Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plates
Stainless Steel Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plates for use only with Gibb & Norseman 'Rounded' T-Ball (Lollipop) Shroud fittings. Used for Larger shrouds (7/32", 6mm and up), these fittings are stronger and provide greater articulation than the standard Gibb T-Ball. Rubber Retaining Plugs Gib 842, below, are available to keep 'Rounded' T-Balls from moving when not under load. See also: (Standard) Gib 740 T-Ball Backing Plate Tangs.
See Gib 841 'Rounded' T-Ball Swage Fittings.
 
T-Ball Backing Plate for 7/32", 1/4", & 6mm wire: Gib 840-M06:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 7/32" and 1/4" (or 6mm) wire using Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball swage fittings, Gib 841. Mounting requires a 1 3/16" hole in the Mast, unit is attached using (3) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Formed Plate is 3 3/4" long x 1 3/16" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections.

 

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 9/32", 5/16", 7mm & 8mm wire: Gib 840-M07:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 9/32" and 5/16" (or 7mm & 8mm) wire using Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball fittings, Gib 841. Mounting requires a 1 1/2" hole in the Mast, unit is attached using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Formed Plate is 4 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections.

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 5/16" & 8mm wire: Gib 840-M08:
Heavy Cast SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 5/16" (or 8mm) wire using Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball fittings, Gib 841. Mounting requires a 1 5/8" hole in the Mast, unit is attached using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 4 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections.

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 3/8" & 10mm wire: Gib 840-M10:
Heavy Cast SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 3/8" (or 10mm) wire using Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball fittings, Gib 841. Mounting requires a 1 3/4" hole in the Mast, unit is attached using (4) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 5 7/8" long x 1 3/4" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections.

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 7/16" & 1/2", 11mm & 12mm wire: Gib 840-M12:
Heavy Cast SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 7/16" & 1/2" (or 11mm & 12mm) wire using Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball fittings, Gib 841. Mounting requires a 2" hole in the Mast, unit is attached using (5) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 7" long x 2" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections.

 

 


Rubber Retaining Plugs for Gibb 'Rounded' T-Balls
Rubber Retaining Plugs for use with Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Shroud fittings. Rubber plugs keep 'Rounded' T-Balls from moving and disengaging when not under load. For replacement Plugs, measure wire size or take number from existing Plug.
 
Retaining Plug for 'Rounded' T-Ball w/ 7/32", 1/4", & 6mm wire: Gib 842-M06:
Rubber Retaining Plug for use with Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plate, Gib 840-M06, for 7/32", 1/4", and 6mm wire. Rubber Plug is 3/4" (19mm) long x 1/2" (12mm) wide. Plug is marked with the number 6, which is visible when installed.

 

Retaining Plug for 'Rounded' T-Ball w/ 9/32", 5/16", 7mm & 8mm wire: Gib 842-M08:
Rubber Retaining Plug for use with Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plates, Gib 840-M07, and Gib 840-M08, for 9/32", 5/16", 7mm & 8mm wire. Rubber Plug is 1" (25mm) long x 5/8" (16mm) wide. Plug is marked with the number 7/8, which is visible when installed.

 

Retaining Plug for 'Rounded' T-Ball w/ 3/8" & 10mm wire: Gib 842-M10:
Rubber Retaining Plug for use with Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plate, Gib 840-M10, for 3/8" and 10mm wire. Rubber Plug is 1" (25mm) long x 3/4" (19mm) wide. Plug is marked with the number 10, which is visible when installed.

 

 
Retaining Plug for 'Rounded' T-Ball w/ 7/16", 1/2", 11mm & 12mm wire: Gib 842-M12:
Rubber Retaining Plug for use with Gibb 'Rounded' T-Ball Backing Plate, Gib 840-M12, for 7/16", 1/2", 11mm & 12mm wire. Rubber Plug is 1 1/4" (32mm) long x 1" (25mm) wide. Plug is marked with the number 12, which is visible when installed.

 


OS T-Ball Backing Plates
Internally mounted Stainless Steel Backing Plate Tangs are easy to install, most requiring only a round hole (not a slot) in the Mast. Backing Plates are designed to fit through mounting hole and are then riveted from the outside. For use with OS T-Ball wire swages and Rod fittings.
See OS T-Ball Swage Fittings.
 
T-Ball Backing Plate for 3, 4mm, 1/8", 5/32" wire: OS 740-M4:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 3 & 4mm, 1/8" & 5/32" wire using OS T-ball swage fittings. Mounts internally in 20.4mm (13/16") hole in mast using (3) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Plate is 80mm (3 1/8") long x 20.4mm (13/16") wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 5/8" long x 5/16" wide (16x8.5mm). Note: Some of these units are stamped "3", some are stamped "4". 7000034

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 5mm, 3/16" wire: OS 740-M5:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 5mm (3/16") wire and -4 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in 20.4mm (13/16") hole in mast using (3) 3/16" (5mm) rivets. Slot in Plate is 3/8" wide (10mm). Units are stamped "5". 700005

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 6mm / 7/32", 1/4" wire: OS 740-M6:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 6mm wire and -6/-8 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in 30.4mm (1.2") hole in mast using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 110mm (4 5/16") long x 30.4mm (1.2") wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 1 1/16" long x 1/2" wide (27x13mm). Units are stamped "6". 700006

 

Old-style T-Ball Backing Plate for 7mm / 9/32" wire: OS 740-M7X:
Old-style SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 7mm & 9/32" wire and -10 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in 30.4mm (1.2") hole in mast using (3) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 110mm (4 5/16") long x 30.4mm (1.2") wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 1 1/8" long x 5/8" wide (28x15.5mm). Units are stamped "7". Limited Availability. 700007X

 

New-style T-Ball Backing Plate for 7mm / 9/32" wire: OS 740-M7:
New-style SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 7mm / 9/32" wire and -10 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in 40mm (1 5/8") hole in mast using (4) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 130mm (5 1/8") long x 40mm (1 5/8") wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 1 1/8" long x 9/16" wide (29x15mm). Units are stamped "7". 700007

 

 

 

T-Ball Backing Plate for 8mm / 5/16" wire: OS 740-M8:
SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 8mm / 5/16" wire and -12/-15 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in 41mm (1 5/8") hole in mast using (4) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 130mm (5 1/8") long x 41mm (1 5/8") wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 1 1/4" long x 11/16" wide (31x17mm). Units are stamped "8". 700008

 

 

Cast T-Ball Backing Plate for 10mm / 3/8" wire: OS 740-M10CX:
Cast SS T-Ball Backing Plate Tang for 10mm / 3/8" wire and -16/-17 Rod using OS T-ball swage or Rod fittings. Mounts internally in mast Slot 1 7/8" (48mm) high x 1" (25mm) wide using (5) 1/4" (6mm) rivets. Plate is 5 9/16" long x 1 5/8" wide, and is contoured for use with most Mast Sections. Slot in Plate is 1 7/16" long x 7/8" wide (36x19mm). Limited Availability. 701010X

 


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