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Series 40 Ball Bearing Blocks are suitable for sheet applications on dinghies, sportboats and small one-design keelboats, and for control lines on larger boats. They feature a precision two-stage bearing system for better durability, lighter weight and low-friction performance. Models with swivels feature stainless steel shackles.
- Sheave: Carbon fiber reinforced, PTFE impregnated engineered nylon
- Ball bearings: High-compression-strength carbon black acetal; Stage 2 bearing: Glass-fiber-reinforced MoS2 impregnated engineered nylon
- Cheek material/finish: Toughened glass-fiber-reinforced nylon
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