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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
Phone: (001) 401-739-1140 -- FAX: (001) 401-739-1149
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RF 830 (1 1/4") Traveller Systems


RF 830 Traveller Systems
Ronstan's RF 830 series travellers are designed around a hardcote anodized I-Beam Track that measures 1 1/4" (32mm) across the top, with an upper lip that is .190" thick. Cars feature captive stainless steel ball-bearing wheels that ride freely under load with minimal friction.
Note that Ronstan 1 1/4" Traveller Cars are only compatible with RF 830 Traveller Track and will not fit any other Traveller Tracks.
 
Traveller Track
Traveller Cars
Traveller Car Parts
Traveller Ends & Stops
Traveller Control Ends
Mainsheet Block Assemblies
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RF 830 Traveller Track
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x __: RF 830-__:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 3': RF 830-3F:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 3'3": RF 830-1M:

Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 4': RF 830-4F:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 4'11": RF 830-1.5M:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 5': RF 830-5F:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 6'7": RF 830-2M:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 9'10": RF 830-3M:
Ronstan 1 1/4" I-Beam Track x 19'8": RF 830-6M:
RF 830 Traveller track is a hardcote anodized Aluminum I-Beam Track that measures 1 1/4" (32mm) across the top and bottom, and is 1 1/4" (32mm) high, with an upper lip that is .190" 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 1.21 kg/m (.81 lbs./ft).
Though designed for 8mm FH screws, Track is sometimes mounted with 6mm FH screws using optional plastic screw insulators, RF 710.
RF 830 I-Beam Track can be cut to shorter lengths, please specify.
 
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 830 Traveller Cars
RF 830 Traveller Cars have permanently riveted captive SS ball-bearing wheels that ride freely under load with minimal friction. New-style RF 830 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 Aluminum. Cars have ultimate tensile strengths from 3080-9240 lbs. (1400-4200kg). Wheels on all RF 830 Traveller Cars are 7/8" (22mm) diameter, are permanently mounted and cannot be replaced. Normal maintenance of these Cars requires nothing more than a fresh water rinse.

 

4-wheel Traveller Car w/ Beckets: RF 824:

Channel-Top Traveller Car with Beckets for RF 830 I-Beam Track. SS Channel-Top has 5/16" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 1/4" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Car is 2 7/8" long with a maximum width of 1 7/8", and has an ultimate tensile strength of 3080 lbs. (1400kg).

 

4-wheel Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: RF 827:

As RF 824 (above), but with 2 Control Sheaves for 5/16" line mounted under the Channel Top. Provides a 3-1 control purchase.

 

Heavy-duty 4-wheel Traveller Car: RF 826:

Heavy-Duty 4-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is assembled with heavy forged eyestrap, bringing its ultimate tensile strength to 4400 lbs. (2000kg). Eyestrap is removable for attachment of mainsheet block. Car is 2 7/8" long with a maximum width of 1 7/8".

 

Heavy-duty 4-wheel Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves: RF 827HX:
Heavy-Duty 4-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is as RF 826 (above), but with the addition of 2 Control Sheaves for 5/16" line. Provides 2-1 purchase.

 

Heavy-duty 4-wheel Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: RF 834X:
Heavy-Duty 4-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is as RF 827HX (above), but with a special top plate with 2 ferruled Beckets. Provides 3-1 purchase.

 

Heavy-duty 4-wheel Car w/ 2 Sheaves & Cams: RF 850X:
Heavy-Duty 4-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is as RF 827HX (above), but with the addition of SS cam plate and 2 cam cleats. Provides 2-1 purchase with car-mounted cam cleats.

 

Heavy-duty 4-wheel Car w/ 4 Control Sheaves: RF 831X:
Heavy-Duty 4-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is as RF 826 (above), but with the addition of SS cam plate with 4 Control Sheaves for 5/16" line. Provides a 4-1 purchase.

 

8-wheel Traveller Car w/ Beckets: RF 828:
Eight-wheel Traveller Car for RF 830 I-Beam Track is made from (2) RF 826, 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) 1/4" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Car is 6 1/4" long with a maximum width of 1 7/8", and has an ultimate tensile strength of 9240 lbs. (4200kg).

 

 

 

8-wheel Traveller Car w/ 2 Control Sheaves & Beckets: RF 825:
As RF 828 (above), but with 2 control sheaves for 3/8" line mounted under the Triangular Channel Top. Provides for a 2-1 or 3-1 control purchase.

 

8-wheel Traveller Car w/ 4 Control Sheaves: RF 825-4S:
As RF 825 (above), but with 4 control sheaves for 3/8" line mounted under the Triangular Channel Top. Provides for a 4-1 control purchase.

 


RF 830 Traveller Car Parts
Sheave only, for RF 830 4-wheel Cars: RF 826S:

Replacement Delrin sheave is 1 1/16" diameter x 7/16" wide x 3/8" ID. As used on RF 827 and old-style 4-wheel Traveller Cars, and in other applications. With rope groove for maximum 3/8" (10mm) line.

 

Sheave only, for RF 830 8-wheel Cars: RF 1314S:

Replacement Delrin sheave is 1 5/8" diameter x 9/16" wide x 1/2" ID. As used on RF 825 8-wheel Traveller Car, and in other applications. With rope groove for maximum 3/8" (10mm) line.

 

Eyestrap for Traveller Car: NF 1051:

Heavy formed SS eyestrap as used on RF 826 4-wheel Traveller Car. Eyestrap is (maximum) 2 3/8" long and has attachment holes for (2) 5/16" bolts on 1 3/4" hole centers.

 

Small Channel Top w/ Pins: RF 824CTA:

SS Channel-Top has 5/16" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 1/4" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Formed SS Channel is 2 3/4" long x 1 1/8" (maximum) wide, has 9/16" interior clearance, and (2) attachment holes for 1/4" bolts on 1 3/4" hole centers. As used on RF 827 Cars.

 

1/4" Clevis Pin for RF 830 4-wheel Traveller Cars: CP4-24:
Clevis Pin for RF 830 4-wheel Channel-Top Cars is 1/4" diameter with a grip length of 3/4". RF 824P-4  

 

5/16" Clevis Pin for RF 830 4-wheel Traveller Cars: CP5-24:
Clevis Pin for RF 830 4-wheel Channel-Top Cars is 1/4" diameter with a grip length of 3/4". RF 824P-5  

 

Large Channel Top w/ Pins: RF 828CTA:

Triangular SS Channel-Top has 1/2" clevis pin for attachment of mainsheet block and (2) 1/4" clevis pins for attachment of control lines. Formed SS Channel is 4 3/8" long x 1 1/4" (maximum) wide, has 1 1/16" interior clearance, and attaches to Car with (2) 7/16" holes on 3 3/8" hole centers. As used on RF 828, and RF 825 Cars.   NF 1219

 

1/4" Clevis Pin for RF 830 8-wheel Cars: CP4-40:
Clevis Pin for RF 830 8-wheel Cars is 1/4" diameter with a grip length of 1 1/4".   RF 828P-4

 

1/2" Clevis Pin for RF 830 8-wheel Cars: CP8-42:
Clevis Pin for RF 830 8-wheel Cars is 1/2" diameter with a grip length of 1 5/16".  RF 828P-8

 

Car Link Plate for RF 830 8-wheel Traveller Cars: RF 829X:
Special Bridge Plate for joining (2) RF 825 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 18,000 lbs. (8400kg).

 


RF 830 Traveller Ends & Stops
Plastic Track End Stop: RF 833:

Hard molded plastic Track End for RF 830 Track covers track end and attaches to deck with (1) #10 (5mm) FH screw. Extends 1 3/8" beyond track.

 

Adjustable Track Stop: RF 832:

Adjustable Track Stop for RF 830 Track features SS Spring Pin, Plastic Liners, and a rubber bumper to cushion car impact. Used on free-floating car systems without end controls, especially for jib and staysail boom Travellers. SS Track Stop is (maximum) 2 1/2" long x 1 5/8" wide. PL2

 

  Replacement Liners for RF 832 Adjustable Stop: RF 832LP:
 

 

Replacement Liner Pair for RF 832 Adjustable Stop. Plastic Liners are 2" long.

 


RF 830 Traveller Control Ends
Control Ends for Travellers come in 2 configurations, those that mount on the Track itself, and those that mount on the deck adjacent to the end of the track. In cockpits, it is also common to use blocks mounted on the cockpit sides for controls. Control Ends are available in a variety of configurations for different purchases with or without cam cleats and beckets.

 


Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: RF 1420:

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: RF 1420C:
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 1/4" (6mm) 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) 3 3/4" long x 2" wide.

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End: RF 1420-2:

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat: RF 1420-2C:
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 1/4" (6mm) 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) 3 3/4" long x 2" wide.

 

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket: RF 1420-3:

Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Becket & Cam Cleat: RF 1420-3C:
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 1/4" (6mm) 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) 3 3/4" long x 2" wide.

 

  Single Sheave Addition Kit: RF 1411:

Sheave Addition Kit for RF 1420-series Traveller Control Ends. Kit attaches to Control End with 1/4-20 screws on 1 3/8" centers and includes a single 1 1/2" sheave with Bushings, sheave cheeks, and screws. Sheave is suitable for up to 3/8" line.

 

    Replacement Sheave for RF 1420 Control End: NF 1167SW:
   

 

Replacement Sheave only for RF 1420 Traveller Control Ends. Delrin Sheave is 1 1/2" (38mm) diameter x 19/32" (.600") wide x 1/2" ID. As used in RF 1411 Sheave Addition Kit, above.

 

    Old-style Replacement Sheave for RF 1420 Control End: RF 1411SX:
   

 

Replacement Ball-Bearing Sheave only as used on early RF 1420 Traveller Control Ends. Ball-Bearing Sheave is 1 1/2" (38mm) diameter x 19/32" (.600") wide x 5/16" ID.

 

  Cam Cleat & Plate Kit: RF 1412:

Cam Cleat Addition Kit for RF 1420-series Traveller Control Ends. Kit includes a Carbon Fiber Cam Cleat, RF 5010, with a fairlead, mounted to a 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 1420-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 1/4" x 3/16") T-track, as well as Kenyon 1 1/4" I-beam Traveller Track (K-4548), and Amiot 32mm I-beam Traveller Track.  
 
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Left: NF 1331L:
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: NF 1331R
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 becket on car and goes around Control End sheave and through cam cleat.

 

Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Left: NF 1331BL:
Single Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: NF 1331BR
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 1332L:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat - Right: NF 1332R:
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 1332BL:
Double Sheave, Track-mount Control End w/ Cam Cleat & Becket - Right: NF 1332BR:
For 4-1 purchase systems. Formed SS ends (4" long) slide onto track and are held in place with a SS screw that fits into any existing stop hole, or a new one can be drilled, if necessary, for maximum outboard placement. 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 1330:
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 1330B:
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 1333:
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 1333B:
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

 


Deck-mount Control Ends
Deck-mount Control Ends are cast aluminum with beckets for 2-1, 3-1 or 4-1 purchase, and extend 5 1/4" beyond track end. Units use 2" diameter sheaves (NF 16161S), and have recess for NF 16469 cam plates, or cleats can be mounted separately on deck. Mounting screws with nuts and washers are included, (longer screws might be necessary for some deck-mounted installations). As these units cover the end of the track, separate end stops (RF 833) are not required.

 

Single Sheave, Deck-mount Control End w/ Becket: NF 16169:
Cast Single sheave Control End has tab with bumpers that extends 1 1/2" over Track surface. Used interchangeably on left and right sides for 2-1 purchase systems. Control line dead-ends on becket, goes through Sheave mounted on the car, and comes back around sheave to separate cleat. Includes 2" Delrin Sheave, NF 16161S, below.

 

Double Sheave, Deck-mount Control End w/ Becket: NF 16269:
Cast Double sheave Control End has tab with bumpers that extends 1 1/2" over Track surface. Used interchangeably on left and right sides for 3-1 or 4-1 purchase systems. 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 to separate cleat. Includes 2" Delrin Sheaves, NF 16161S, below.

 

NF 16269

 

   Replacement Sheave for Deck-mount Control Ends: NF 16161S:
  Delrin sheave is 2" diameter x 9/16" wide x 5/16" ID.

 

Cam Plate for Deck-mount Control End: NF 16469:
SS Cam Cleat mounting plate fastens in recess under Deck-mount Control Ends, NF 16161 & NF 16261. Provides mount for cam cleat without drilling additional holes in the deck.

NF 16469

 

Cam Plate Assembly w/ Cam Cleat: NF 16469A:
SS Cam Cleat with eyestrap attached to NF 16469 Cam Plate.

NF 16469A


Main Sheet Block Assemblies
While most RF 830 Main Sheet Systems used a Main Sheet Block that was shackled to the Traveller Car Eyestrap or Clevis Pin, 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 830 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 828, and RF 825 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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