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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
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RF 1313 (1 1/2") Traveller Systems


RF 1313 Traveller Systems
Ronstan’s RF 1313 series Travellers are designed around a hardcote anodized I-Beam Track that measures 1 1/2" (38mm) across the top, with an upper lip that is .250" thick. Cars feature captive stainless steel ball-bearing wheels that ride freely under load with minimal friction.  
 
Traveller Track
Traveller Cars
Traveller Car Parts
Traveller Ends & Stops
Traveller Control Ends
Mainsheet Block Assemblies
RF 1313

RF 1313 Traveller Track
Ronstan 1 1/2" I-Beam Track x __: RF 1313-__:
Ronstan 1 1/2" I-Beam Track x 3'3": RF 1313-1M:
Ronstan 1 1/2" I-Beam Track x 6'7": RF 1313-2M:
Ronstan 1 1/2" I-Beam Track x 9'10": RF 1313-3M:
RF 1313 Traveller track is a hardcote anodized Aluminum I-Beam Track that measures 1 1/2" (38mm) across the top and bottom, and is 1 1/2" high, with an upper lip that is 1/4" (.250") thick. Track is drilled for 8mm FH screws on 100mm (3 7/8") centers, and has 8mm (5/16") diameter stop holes on 50mm (2") centers. Track weighs 1.682 kg/m (1.127 lbs./ft).
Though designed for 8mm FH screws, Track is sometimes mounted with 6mm FH screws using optional plastic screw insulators, RF 710.
RF 1313 Track is available in lengths up to 19'8" (6M) on special order.

 

RF 1313
Ronstan 1 1/2" I-Beam Track, Curved x 64 1/2": RF 1313-1.64MC2:
Special, Curved RF 1313 Traveller track is 5' 4 1/2" (1.64M) long with a 2" Vertical bend. As used on Island Packet 370, 440, and others. #310021

 

 
Plastic Screw Insulators for 6mm FH Screws: RF 710-10P:

Plastic Screw Insulators are used to adapt 6mm FH Screws for use in a hole designed for 8mm FH screws. Sold in packs of 10.

 

 

RF 1313 Traveller Cars
RF 1313 Traveller Cars have permanently riveted captive SS ball-bearing wheels that ride freely under load with minimal friction. New-style RF 1313 Traveller Cars are made from heavy SS formed channel, and feature a SS Channel Top with (3) clevis pins for attachment to mainsheet block and control lines. Old-style Cars were cast Stainless Steel. Cars have ultimate tensile strengths from 5940-11,440 lbs. (2700-5200kg). Wheels on all RF 1313 Traveller Cars are permanently mounted and cannot be replaced. Normal maintenance of these Cars requires nothing more than a fresh water rinse.

 

Basic 4-wheel Traveller Car: RF 1309X:
Channel-Top Traveller Car with Beckets for RF 1313 I-Beam Track. SS Channel Top has 3/8" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 5/16" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Car is 4" long with a maximum width of 2 3/16", and has an ultimate tensile strength of 5940 lbs. (2700kg).

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: RF 1310X:
As RF 1309 (above), but with 2 Control Sheaves for 3/8" line mounted under the Channel Top. Provides a 3-1 control purchase.

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ 4 Control Sheaves: RF 1310X-4S:
As RF 1309 (above), but with (2) Double Sheave Ball-Bearing Blocks, RF 1309-DB, for up to 1/2" line, attached to the Channel Top Beckets. Provides a 4-1 control purchase. With polished SS finish, Special as used on Island Packet 370, 440, and others.   308004

 

 

  Double Sheave Block for 4-wheel Cars: RF 1309-DB:

Double Sheave Ball-Bearing Block for RF 1313 4-wheel Channel Top Traveller Cars. Double Block has (2) 2" (50mm) diameter Ball-Bearing Sheaves, for up to 1/2" line. As used on RF 1310X-4S, above. 50200X

 

8-wheel Traveller Car w/ Beckets: RF 1311X:
Eight-wheel Traveller Car for RF 1313 I-Beam Track is made from (2) RF 1309, 4-wheel car bodies, joined with a SS triangular channel. This arrangement allows both car halves to articulate separately and avoids uneven loading when used on curved tracks. Triangular Channel Top has 1/2" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 5/16" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Car is 8 3/8" long with a maximum width of 2 3/16", and has an ultimate tensile strength of 11,440 lbs. (5200kg).

 

 

 

8-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: RF 1314X:
As RF 1311 (above), but with 2 control sheaves for 3/8" line mounted under the Triangular Channel Top. Car is 8 3/8" long with a maximum width of 2 3/16", and has an ultimate tensile strength of 9240 lbs. (4200kg). Provides for a 2-1 or 3-1 control purchase.

 


RF 1313 Traveller Car Parts
Parts for 4-wheel Cars
Replacement Sheave only, for RF 1310 Car: NF 73-7:

Molded Delrin sheave is 1 1/8" OD x 5/8" (.600") wide x 7/16" ID. As used on RF 1310 4-wheel Traveller Car, and in other applications. With rope groove for maximum 3/8" (10mm) line. RF 1310S

 

Clevis Top w/ 3/8" Pin for 4-Wheel Cars: RF 1309-CA:
SS Clevis Top includes 3/8" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block. Unit has (2) 5/16" holes on 1 3/4" centers for attachment to Traveller Car. Channel Top is 3 3/8" long x (maximum) 1 3/8" wide x 1 1/4" high. As used on RF 1309X and RF 1310X 4-wheel Traveller Cars, and in other applications.

 

Channel Top w/ Pins for 4-Wheel Cars: RF 1309-CTA:
SS Channel Top includes 3/8" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 5/16" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Unit has (2) 5/16" holes on 1 3/4" centers for attachment to Traveller Car. Channel Top is 3 3/8" long x (maximum) 1 3/8" wide x 1 1/4" high. As used on RF 1309X and RF 1310X 4-wheel Traveller Cars, and in other applications.

 

 

5/16" Clevis Pin for 4-wheel Channel Top Cars: CP5-32:

Clevis Pin for RF 1313 4-wheel Channel Top Traveller Cars is 5/16" diameter with a 1" grip length. RF 1309P-5

 

 

3/8" Clevis Pin for 4-wheel Channel Top Cars: CP6-32:

Clevis Pin for RF 1313 4-wheel Channel Top Traveller Cars is 3/8" diameter with a 1" grip length.   RF 1309P-6

 

4-Wheel Car Conversion Kit - to 3-1 purchase: RF 1309-K2:
Kit includes all materials necessary to convert standard channel top Car, RF-1309X, to a RF 1310X. Includes 2 sheaves (NF 73-7), 2 bushings, 2 bolts and locknuts. The RF 1310X Car provides a 3-1 purchase. Note: Early RF 1309X Cars were produced without the Channel Top pictured. For these Cars the Channel Top, RF 1309-CT, will also need to be purchased to make use of this kit.

 

4-Wheel Car Conversion Kit - to 4-1 purchase: RF 1309-K4:
Kit includes all materials necessary to convert standard channel top Car, RF-1309X, to a RF 1310X-4S. Includes 2 ball-bearing double blocks (RF 1309-DB), bushings, 2 bolts and locknuts. The RF 1310X-4S Car provides a 4-1 purchase. Note: Early RF 1309X Cars were produced without the Channel Top pictured. For these Cars the Channel Top, RF 1309-CT, will also need to be purchased to make use of this kit.

 


Parts for 8-wheel Cars
Replacement Sheave only, for RF 1314 Car: RF 1314S:

Delrin sheave is 1 5/8" diameter x 9/16" wide x 1/2" ID. As used on RF 1314 8-wheel Traveller Car, and in other applications. With rope groove for maximum 3/8" (10mm) line.

 

Channel Top w/ Pins for 8-Wheel Cars: RF 1311-CTA:

Triangular SS Channel Top includes 1/2" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 5/16" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Unit has (2) 5/16" holes on 4 3/8" centers for attachment to Traveller Car. Channel Top is 5 1/4" long x (maximum) 1 1/4" wide x 1 7/8" high. As used on RF 1311X and RF 1314X 8-wheel Traveller Cars, and in other applications.

 

 
  5/16" Clevis Pin for 8-wheel Cars: CP5-40:

Clevis Pin for RF 1313 8-wheel Traveller Cars is 5/16" diameter with a grip length of 1 1/4".   RF 1311P-5

 

  1/2" Clevis Pin for 8-wheel Cars: CP8-42:

Clevis Pin for RF 1313 8-wheel Traveller Cars is 1/2" diameter with a grip length of 1 5/16".   RF 1311P-8

 

8-Wheel Car Conversion Kit - to 3-1 purchase: RF 1311-K2:
Kit includes all materials necessary to convert standard 8-Wheel Car, RF-1311X, to a RF 1314X. Includes 2 sheaves (RF 1314S), bottom plate, 2 bushings, 2 bolts and locknuts. The RF 1314X Car provides a 3-1 purchase. Note: Some RF 1311X Cars were produced with rivets attaching the Channel Top. On these Cars the rivets will need to be drilled out to make use of this kit.

 

Car Link Plate for RF 1313 8-wheel Traveller Cars: RF 1312X:
Special Bridge Plate for joining (2) RF 1313 8-wheel Traveller Cars together. Link Plate attaches to 8-wheel Cars using 1/2" Clevis Pins, and includes central shackle for Mainsheet attachment. Doubles Car ultimate tensile strength to a maximum of over 22,000 lbs. (8400kg). As used on a variety of 12-Meter yachts.

 

 


RF 1313 Traveller Ends & Stops
Plastic Track End Stop: RF 1306X:
Hard molded plastic Track End for RF 1313 Track covers track end and attaches to deck with (1) #10 (5mm) FH screw. Extends 1 9/16" beyond track.

 

Adjustable Track Stop: RF 1307X:
Adjustable Track Stop for RF 1313 Track features SS Spring Pin and rubber bumper to cushion car impact. Used on free-floating car systems without end controls, especially for jib and staysail boom Travellers. Aluminum Track Stop is (maximum) 2 3/8" long x 1 7/8" wide. PL17/8

 


RF 1313 Traveller Control Ends
Control Ends for RF 1313 Travellers are available in a variety of configurations for different purchases with or without cam cleats and beckets. In cockpits, it is also common to use standard blocks mounted on the cockpit sides for controls.
 

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: RF 1430X:
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: RF 1430XC:
For single or 2-1 purchase systems. Ronstan Track Ends feature a 2-piece Rubber bumper that prevents Car impact damage and also insulates the SS components from the Track. SS Channel fits over Bumper and is attached to Track with a 5/16" (8mm) FH screw. Available with or without Cam Cleat assembly that allows 4-position adjustment of inboard angle. Unit includes (1) Sheave assembly and a Becket for a 2-1 purchase and is tapped to allow for easy attachment of additional Sheaves and Cam Cleats, below. Rubber base is (maximum) 5 1/4" long x 2 1/4" wide.

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End: RF 1430X-2:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat: RF 1430X-2C:
For 3-1 purchase systems. Ronstan Track Ends feature a 2-piece Rubber bumper that prevents Car impact damage and also insulates the SS components from the Track. SS Channel fits over Bumper and is attached to Track with a 5/16" (8mm) FH screw. Available with or without Cam Cleat assembly that allows 4-position adjustment of inboard angle. Unit includes (2) Sheave assemblies for a 3-1 purchase and is tapped to allow for easy attachment of additional Beckets and Cam Cleats, below. Rubber base is (maximum) 5 1/4" long x 2 1/4" wide.

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: RF 1430X-3:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: RF 1430X-3C:
For 4-1 purchase systems. Ronstan Track Ends feature a 2-piece Rubber bumper that prevents Car impact damage and also insulates the SS components from the Track. SS Channel fits over Bumper and is attached to Track with a 5/16" (8mm) FH screw. Available with or without Cam Cleat assembly that allows 4-position adjustment of inboard angle. Unit includes (2) Sheave assemblies and a Becket for a 4-1 purchase. All components are easily removable and replaceable. Rubber base is (maximum) 5 1/4" long x 2 1/4" wide.

 

  Single Sheave Addition Kit: RF 1431:

Sheave Addition Kit for RF 1430-series Traveller Control Ends, now with unbreakable Stainless Steel Cheeks. Kit attaches to Control End with 1/4-20 screws on 1 3/4" centers and includes a single 2" Ball-Bearing Sheave with Bushings, sheave cheeks, and screws. Sheave is suitable for up to 7/16" line.

 

    Sheave for RF 1430X Control End: RF 1431S:

Replacement Ball-Bearing Sheave only for RF 1430X Traveller Control Ends. Ball-Bearing Sheave is 2" (50mm) diameter x 11/16" wide x 5/16" ID. As used in RF 1431X Sheave Addition Kit, above. NF 1767WX

 

  Cam Cleat & Plate Kit: RF 1432:

Cam Cleat Addition Kit for RF 1430-series Traveller Control Ends. Kit includes a Carbon Fiber Cam Cleat, RF 5010, with fairlead, RF 5015, mounted to a threaded SS Plate that allows for adjustment to 4 different positions. Unit mounts under Sheave Kit using the Sheave screws. Two kits are required to do both ends.

 

 
  Becket Addition Kit: RF 1413:

Becket Addition Kit for RF 1430-series Traveller Control Ends. Kit includes a SS Becket and a 1/4-20 screw. Two kits are required to do both ends.

 


Stainless Steel Track-mount Control Ends
Stainless Steel Track-mount Control Ends are available in a variety of configurations for different purchases with or without cam cleats and beckets. *Please note that the SS Track-mount Control Ends listed below are compatible with standard US (1 1/2" x 1/4") T-track.  
 
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Left: NF 6611L:
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: NF 6611R:
For single purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on car becket, comes around Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: NF 6611BL:
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: NF 6611BR:
For 2-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket/eye strap, goes through a sheave mounted on the car, and comes back around Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

NF 1331R

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Left: NF 6612L:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: NF 6612R:
For 3-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket on car, goes around upper Control End sheave, back through sheave mounted on the car, then around lower Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

NF 1332R

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: NF 6612BL:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: NF 6612BR:
For 4-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket/eye strap, goes around upper car sheave, back around upper Control End sheave, through lower car sheave, and comes back around lower Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End: NF 6610:
For single purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket on car and goes around Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: NF 6610B:
For 2-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket/eye strap, goes through a sheave mounted on the car, and comes back around Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End: NF 6613:
For 3-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on becket on car, goes around upper Control End sheave, back through the sheave mounted on the car, then around lower Control End sheave to separate cleat.

NF 1333  

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: NF 6613B:
For 4-1 purchase systems with cleats mounted separately. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a 3/8" SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled and tapped (3/8"-16), if necessary, for maximum outboard placement and optimum fit. Control line dead-ends on Control End becket, goes around upper car sheave, around upper Control End sheave, around lower car sheave, then around lower Control End sheave to separate cleat.

 

NF 1333B

 


Main Sheet Block Assemblies
While most RF 1313 Main Sheet Systems used a Main Sheet Block that was shackled to the Traveller Car Eyestrap, a variety of specialized Main Sheet Block Assemblies were developed for specific OEM applications, all of which featured an integral Spring to keep the Main Sheet Block upright at all times. Main Sheet Block Assemblies listed here are specifically designed for use on Ronstan Traveller Cars for RF 1313 Traveller Track. A variety of configurations not listed here are available on a semi-custom basis, please forward complete details for a quote.

 

Mainsheet Fiddle Block w/ Becket for 8-wheel Cars: NF Sch 19-06X:
Heavy-duty Mainsheet Fiddle Block Assembly with Becket for use on RF 1311, and RF 1314 8-wheel Traveller Cars. Series 11 Block Assembly attaches to Car Channel's 1/2" Clevis Pin and features integral Spring Assembly to keep the Block upright. Block has black aluminum cheeks with SS straps, (3) Delrin sheaves, and features removable Sheaves and Becket. #

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