Blue Wave Smart Pins
Blue Wave Smart Pins, a revolutionary new way of securing open body rigging screws (turnbuckles). A range of stainless steel pins fastened to a UV and saltwater resistant Velcro band. The Smart Pins avoid the snagging of sails and sheets and also the cuts and scrapes typical of split pins. Smart pins attach easily and also securely around the turnbuckle. Remove and refasten without the use of tools, even with cold and wet fingers.
- High quality 316 stainless steel pin
- Tough Velcro material
- Sizes from M6 to M20
- Pin diameters from 2 to 4mm
- For marine and architectural use
- Sold in packs of 4
- Not all sizes mentioned in this overview are normally in stock
Wire or Rod Rigging? – Blue Wave have the fittings!
Blue Wave offer a wide range of high quality stainless steel marine fittings. The Blue Wave range complies with AISI 316 standards and is also available in combination with chrome bronze. In addition, there are several interchangeable combinations of components, which can be used to complete the optimal wire or rod rig for almost every boat or dinghy.
How to avoid pitting corrosion
The best way to maintain stainless steel fittings from being affected by pitting corrosion? Rinsing them with fresh water. Especially mentionable when it hasn’t rained for a while!
A major factor in this is time. The longer the salty liquid stays, the more aggressive/quicker the reaction will be.