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Galvanised Turnbuckles: US Fed Spec FF-T-791 B - Eye & Eye

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  • Drop forged, high tensile steel, SAE 1035 or SAE 1045.
  • Meets the performance requirements of ASTM F1145-05 Type 1 Grade 1 & US Fed Spec FF T 791 b.
  • Hot dipped galvanised finish.
  • Proof load tested to 2 times the W.L.L.
  • Minimum breaking load is 5 times the W.L.L.
  • Tested for lifting - supplied with certification.
  • These come with locking nuts for added safety.
  • Please note "choose length" refers to the length of adjustment
  • UNC thread
  • Please note pack quantities on smaller sizes
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Code A (inches) A (mm) Adjustment Length (inches) B (mm) N (mm) O (mm) PACK QTY Weight (kg) WLL (Tonnes)
GTEE106 3/8 10 6 - 302 454 5 1.85 0.54
GTEE126 1/2 13 6 192 340 485 5 3.385 1.00
GTEE129 1/2 13 9 - 414 642 2 1.58 1.00
GTEE1212 1/2 13 12 - 490 795 2 1.92 1.00
GTEE166 5/8 16 6 200 375 515 2 2.308 1.59
GTEE169 5/8 16 9 280 460 670 2 2.822 1.59
GTEE1612 5/8 16 12 - 530 810 2 3.06 1.59
GTEE206 3/4 19 6 - 432 584 1 1.86 2.36
GTEE209 3/4 19 9 290 495 710 1 2.224 2.36
GTEE2012 3/4 19 12 - 584 889 1 2.56 2.36
GTEE2018 3/4 19 18 - 737 1194 1 2.900 2.36
GTEE2212 7/8 22 12 - 567 872 1 3.63 3.27
GTEE256 1 25 6 - 524 676 1 4.29 4.54
GTEE2512 1 25 12 - 676 981 1 5.07 4.54
GTEE2518 1 25 18 - 820 1270 1 6.300 4.54
GTEE3218 1,1/4 31 18 - 912 1370 1 11.6 6.90
GTEE3812 1,1/2 38 12 - 724 1029 1 13.2 9.71
GTEE3818 1,1/2 38 18 - 876 1334 1 15.9 9.71
GTEE4418 1,3/4 44 18 - 949 1407 1 24.4 12.7
GTEE4424 1,3/4 44 24 - 1102 1711 1 27.5 12.7
GTEE5224 2” 52 24" - 1235 1845 1 40.4 16.78

These turnbuckles come with locking nuts.


Turnbuckles must be used for straight or in-line pulling only. - Special attention should be paid to prevent overloading. - While tensioning, the forces on the turnbuckle must not be such that any deformation occurs. In case of deformation, the tension should be decreased immediately and deformed parts should be replaced. Should extreme circumstances or shock loading be applicable this must be taken into account when selecting the correct products to be used for the application. - Closed body rigging screws and commercial open body rigging screws are used for tensioning wires and ropes for minor loads (i.e. rope railings). The WLL values are only indicative, and these products are not suitable for bearing constructions. - For the rigging of wires, ropes, rods etc., turnbuckles and turnbuckles according to DIN 1480 with forged eyes or with welding ends are to be used. - The Working Load Limit (WLL) should be applied in a straight pull only and overloading is not permitted. Nor should side loads be applied, as the products have not been designed for this purpose. - It is required that the products are regularly inspected and that the inspection should take place in accordance with the safety standards given in the country of use. This is required because the products in use may be affected by wear, misuse, overloading etc. with a consequence of deformation and alteration of the steel structure.


Turnbuckles should be inspected before use to insure that: ● the threads of the body and the end fittings are of the same type; ● the threads of the body and the end fittings are undamaged; ● the body and end fittings are not distorted or unduly worn; ● the body and end fittings are free from nicks, gouges and cracks. Furthermore, it must be ensured that the end fittings are correctly screwed into the body. Always use the locking nuts supplied to prevent the turnbuckles from unscrewing. Never replace an end fitting, other than the one designed for the purpose, as it may not be suitable for the loads imposed.


Our  turnbuckles are suitable for lifting applications. These items have a proof load equal to 2 x WLL and MBL equal to 5 x WLL. Of course the ‘instructions for use’ above should be respected at all times. It is not permitted to adjust the length of the turnbuckle as it’s under full load. Tensioning below the WLL is permitted. It is advisable first to adjust roughly the length of the turnbuckle and then load the turnbuckles to a certain tension. The tension may not exceed the full capacity (WLL). It is not permitted to lift a load by tensioning (rotating the body) the turnbuckle, as shown in the picture to the right

Delivery Costs

 Please Note: Delivery prices quoted are excluding VAT.

England, Wales, Scottish Lowlands :

Order Weight (Kg) Order value 2-3 Day Delivery Next Day Delivery
0-19.99 Up to £500 £8.50 £12.50
20-29.99 Up to £500 £12.00 £15.00
30-49.00 Up to £500 £20.00 £25.00
50-74.99 Up to £500 £27.00 £35.00
75-99.99 Up to £500 £37.00 £45.00
100+ Up to £500 £40.00 £55.00
ANY Over £500 FREE £15.00
Other UK areas (2-7 day delivery):  
Order Weight (Kg) Highlands & Islands N'Ireland, I of Man & Scilly Isles  


£13.99 £13.99  
10-19.99 £23.99 £23.99  
20-29.99 £39.99 £43.99  
30-49.00 £49.99 £54.99  
50-74.99 £69.99 £74.99  
75-99.99 £89.99 £95.99  
100+ £99.99 £99.99  


Deliveries are made from Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays.

Next Day Carriage : Express Delivery is available in mainland England, Wales & Scottish Lowlands. Please use the drop down menu under Shipping Options and select Express Delivery. The following timing cut-offs apply to Express Delivery orders :

  • Orders placed before 1pm : ALL orders placed before 1pm will be despatched on the day of the order on a next working day delivery service.
  • Orders placed between 1pm and 3pm : we endeavour to despatch orders placed between 1pm and 3pm on the same day as the order but this is not always possible and is dependant on which products are being ordered. If timing is critical, please call 01460 220906 to find out if it will be possible to same day despatch a particular product after 1pm.
  • Orders placed after 3pm : ALL orders placed after 3pm will be despatched the following day an a next working day delivery service.

2-3 Day Mainland Delivery : Orders placed before 12pm should arrive within 2-3 working days from the date of the order. Orders placed after 12pm should arrive within 2-3 working days from the day after the order. 

Non-standard areas : Please allow 7 working days from clearance of payment for delivery. Typically this is much quicker.

International/Channel Islands Deliveries : Unfortunately we do not ship to the Channel Islands or abroad.



If you have not received an order within the time estimated in your order acknowledgement email, please contact us ASAP. Couriers will investigate lost orders for a maximum of 14 days after expected delivery date.



Please check your order upon delivery. Damaged deliveries must be reported immediately. Short/incorrect orders must be reported within 7 working days.


Goods Returned :


Because you are buying the Goods by mail order, you have a right of cancellation. If so, these are the terms that apply:

1 You must tell us you wish to cancel within 7 days from your receipt of the Goods. 

2 In any event, you may not cancel/return orders for specially commissioned or cut lengths of goods.  We are also unable to accept returns of certified goods as we are not be able to verify how the goods have been stored or if they have been used.

3 The Goods must be returned to us within 21 days of your telling us you wish to cancel, and must be:

 3.1 with both goods and all packaging in their original condition.

 3.2 securely wrapped.

 3.3 with the delivery slip included.

 3.4 at your risk and cost.

 3.5 sent to Returns, Absolute Industrial Ltd, Oak House, Stockham Lane, South Chard, Somerset TA20 2PS

4 After the Goods have been received, your credit or debit card will be credited with the full purchase price of the goods returned no later than 30 days from the date of receipt.

5 If you do not return the Goods, you are still liable to the Supplier for the cost.

6 The Supplier is under no obligation to collect or recover Goods from you, but if this is done, all costs will be payable by you the consumer.


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