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Loos Standard Tension Gauge

Loos Standard Tension Gauge

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The Loos economy tension gauge takes the guesswork out of cable tension adjustment. It's especially designed for accurate, repeatable tuning of a sailboat's standing rigging.

Manufactured of rugged anodized aluminum, the gauge is corrosion -resistant and will provide years of service.

The LS91 is small and is used on 3/32 to 5/32 inch wire; the LS90 is large and is used on 3/16 to 9/32 inch wire.

LS90 Standard Tension Gauge: 3/16" - 9/32" Price: $81.61 LS90M Standard Tension Gauge (Metric): 5mm - 7mm Price: $81.61
LS91 Standard Tension Gauge: 3/32" - 5/32" Price: $77.99 LS91M Standard Tension Gauge (Metric): 2mm - 4mm Price: $77.99



Loos Professional Tension Gauge

Loos Professional Tension Gauge

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An inexpensive yet accurate method of checking the tension of your standing rigging.

Manufactured of rugged anodized aluminum, this gauge is corrosive resistant and will give years of service. Detailed operating instructions are included with each tension gauge. Higher accuracy and easier to use than standard models. The cable can be adjusted while the gauge remains on the cable. "Just watch the pointer move."

All readings are based on 302/304 1x19 S.S breaking strengths. Available for standard or metric rigging.

LSPT1 Pro Tension Gauge: 3/32" - 5/32" Price: $111.59 LSPT1M Pro Tension Gauge (Metric): 2.5mm - 4mm Price: $111.59
LSPT2 Pro Tension Gauge: 3/16" - 1/4" Price: $117.60 LSPT2M Pro Tension Gauge (Metric): 5mm - 6mm Price: $117.60
LSPT3 Pro Tension Gauge: 1/4" - 3/8" Price: $254.39 LSPT3M Pro Tension Gauge (Metric): 6mm - 10mm Price: $254.39



Loos Rod Tension Gauge

Loos Rod Tension Gauge

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Rod Tension Gauge

Loos offers a series of gauges to measure the tension in rod rigging from .172 to .375 inch in diameter over a range of approximately 5 to 25 % of the breaking strength of the rod and provide an accuracy of + or - 5%.

The "Professional Model" RT series provides an increasing durability, accuracy and convenience of use. Manufactured of rugged anodized aluminum, this gauge is corrosive resistant and will give years of service. Detailed operating instructions are included with each tension gauge. Operates in the same manner as the Professional Model Series, by allowing the cable to be adjusted while the gauge remains on the cable -- just watch the pointer move.

LSRT10 Rod Rigging Tension Gauge: -4 to -12 Price: $481.19 LSRT10M Rod Rigging Tension Gauge, Metric: -4 -to -12 Price: $481.19
LSRT11 Rod Rigging Tension Gauge: -12 to -22 Price: $481.19

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