The Harken marine-grade snatch block rated at 2,250lb
safe working load is $168 list. I don't know what you
bought, but maybe there's an extra "0" in the working load.
The Harken blocks that have 1-1/2" sheaves are rated
around 300lb safe working load, and are around $12 list.
73 Mike N6MZ
From: Malcolm Clark[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, April 17, 1998 10:11
To: Pat Barthelow; email@example.com
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] blocks
Pat Barthelow wrote:
> HI Russ,
> We found a very small, deceptively strong block at a local marine supply
> store. Stainless steel, and nylon body/wheels with ball bearings, the
> thing was not too
> expensive...about $12.00. The pulley wheel was only about 1-1/2" diameter,
> the block was rated at 2000 lbs working load.
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