Gooseneck - custom - IOM & other small classes

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Gooseneck - custom gooseneck for IOM & similar small classes.

The most popular options for the IOM and other small classes were formerly identified by the product codes 1, 5, 11A, 11B, 11C, 11D & 15. These have ben re-coded 001, 005M, 005P, 011M, 011P.

But there are many other possibilities and options. This page allows the browser to specify the design of the item he wants.

Choose the following features

- Mast type - GROOVY or round Material - metal or plastic.
- Type of bearings - ball raced or standard.
- Type of boom end fitting - SAILSetc, round, Variant, or none (i.e. the tang only).
- Normal kicking strap (vang) or extended kicking strap.

Product code. 0-GNK-IOM

Availability: In stock

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Gooseneck - custom - IOM & other small classes

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Gooseneck - custom gooseneck for IOM & similar small classes.

The most popular options for the IOM and other small classes were formerly identified by the product codes 1, 5, 11A, 11B, 11C, 11D & 15. These have ben re-coded 001, 005M, 005P, 011M, 011P. But there are many other possibilities and options. This page allows the browser to specify the design of the item he wants.

All the goosenecks have the following features:

- Gooseneck body that fits a mast easily
- Drill and fasteners to attach gooseneck body to the mast.
- Boom end fittings that fit the specified boom easily
- Supplied with instructions/diagram.

Choose the following features:

- Mast type - GROOVY or round
- Material - metal or plastic
- Type of bearings - ball raced or standard
- Type of boom end fitting - SAILSetc, round, Variant or none (i.e. the tang only)
- Normal kicking strap (vang) or extended kicking strap.

Thanks to Colin Mason for suggesting a neat way of adding an eye to the forward end of the boom for the Cunningham control line.

Axis alignment

The design of the gooseneck body ensures it is aligned with the mast perfectly. If the effect of a tilted axis gooseneck is required (also known as adjustable axis gooseneck, variable axis gooseneck) then it is a simple matter to place a packer of the required thickness under one end of the gooseneck body before it is fixed to the mast tube. Use deck patch material or other self-adhesive material to achieve this. 0.9 mm thickness will tilt the axis by 1 degree. One layer of SAILSetc deck patch material will tilt the axis by 0.1 degree.

This gooseneck/kicking strap unit will also fit the 12 mm 'groovy' mast section marketed by Cap Maquettes in France and Cornwall Model Boats in the UK.

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