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5" Galvanized Yarding Block w/ Fixed Bail - 4-1/2 Ton WLL

5" Galvanized Yarding Block w/ Fixed Bail - 4-1/2 Ton WLL
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  • This product is rated for overhead lifting.
  • This product is imported. Country of Origin subject to change.

Product Description

  • Popular yarding block design
  • Strong bail top fitting
  • Toggle pin is secure yet easily removed for line insertion
  • Steel roller bearings with pressure grease fitting
  • Galvanized finish improves resistance to corrosion, especially for marine applications


Wire Rope Size
3/8" - 1/2"
Sheave Size
Yarding Blocks
Galvanized Steel
WLL (tons)
WLL (lbs)
Safety Factor
Weight (lbs)

Questions & Answers

2 Questions & 2 Answers
from Texas asked:
August 6, 2020
Can I use this block with 3/4" Manila rope?  Is a yarding block and standard block designed for different jobs? 
1 Answer
You could probably fit 3/4" manila rope in this block, you just need to be careful, file down any sharp edges and use the block for synthetic line only (don't mix wire rope with soft rope on the same block/sheave).  The names are more just designations, somewhat arbitrary.  Really, a yarding block is not much different than a traditional snatch block, except it doesn't have a swivel hook or shackle on top.
Submitted by: WRS on August 7, 2020

from Pass Christian, MS asked:
May 3, 2020
Please give me instructions on how and how much to grease it?  Can I over grease it?  Can it be damaged from over greasing?  Do I pump it in until I see grease coming out somewhere?  Can you recommend a particular grease gun and type of grease?
1 Answer
We checked with our supplier, and this is what we were told.

The fitting is not proprietary and should work with any standard lube gun.  Since you are only greasing a small bearing, it should not take more than one compression of the grease gun handle.  The manufacturer does not provide a grease type recommendation.  In looking at this block we believe the grease will come back out into the well that the zerk fitting sits in, but this is not guaranteed.

Submitted by: WRS on May 15, 2020

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