This Harken 096 Upright Lead Block is often used to lead spinnaker pole lift, cunningham, outhaul and other control lines from the mast base.
Harken designed their low-friction Bullet Blocks to lead control lines aft, but these truly Classic blocks can be found in an endless variety of applications. with free-running ball bearings that roll on flat races with minimal friction. They deliver dependable fast trim and release under high or low loads.
A range of styles lets these blocks adapt to almost all control line applications. Ideal for cunninghams, vangs, outhauls, traveler controls, spinnaker controls, barberhaulers, etc.
Fixed, stand-up lead block for a 90 degree turn
Used on many types of control systems
Corrosion-resistant stainless steel straps reinforce these blocks
Ball bearings, sheave and sideplates are UV stabilized
Fast trim and release under load: Free-running ball bearings roll on flat races with minimal friction