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Reel Clamp

Reel Clamp

Reel Clamp

(OP)
I am looking for a drawing or working description of the following; Clamp support for 1/2" reel crank 316SS.  I haven't been able to find much on this, but I do know it goes on a ship.  Any help or direction would be appreciated!  

RE: Reel Clamp

Check and see if that 316SS might be the material.

Peter Stockhausen
Senior Design Analyst (Checker)
Infotech Aerospace Services
www.infotechpr.net

RE: Reel Clamp

(OP)
That's a given.

Thanks though.

RE: Reel Clamp

(OP)
I have asked, and am waiting a reply.   Research turns up nothing but obsolete parts that there are no drawings for. Perhaps there is another name for a Reel Crank?

RE: Reel Clamp

Sounds like one of those things that looks like a giant version of a fuseholder (for a cylindrical fuse), with a t-bolt and a wingnut across the ears.  

Boats of my aquaintance had them everywhere, for holding spare or infrequently used handles and such that would need to be located and deployed quickly in an emergency.

Sorry, I have no idea what to call it.
 

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Reel Clamp

(OP)
Greg,
Winch handle is a little too simplistic.  Am I missing something that would cause me to follow the links to FAQ's etc?

Do tell!

RE: Reel Clamp

(OP)
Mike,
That makes more sense than the previous answers, however this is a U.S. Naval vessel.  I would think that would be an obsolete practice, but this could be a repair/retro-fit.
Thanks

RE: Reel Clamp

The boats of my acquaintance were also US Navy vessels, that have since been commissioned, led very quiet lives, and been decommissioned.  At that time, the clamps were made from coppermetals.  USN changes course slowly.
 

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Reel Clamp

You may find something under "Hawser Reel".
Some of the hawser reels we have made have removable, square drive crank handles.
We ususally just weld a round bar stud on the side with a cross drilled hole through it for a clevis pin to keep it from sliding off.

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