Sailboat with C.S. Johnson hardware
Deck with C.S. Johnson Hardware
Small sailboats with C.S. Johnson Hardware
House with C.S. Johnson Cable Rails
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House using C.S. Johnson Hardware
Rear view of sailboat with C.S. Johnson Hardware
Country house using C.S. Johnson cable rails
Manufacturing Materials  
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Type 302 & 304 Stainless Steel (also known as 18-8)
Used in most turnbuckle jaw studs and some toggle stampings. This material offers good corrosion resistance and high strength.
 
 
Type 316/316L Stainless Steel
Used on all swage terminals and most toggle stampings, turnbuckle bodies, and other components. This material offers better corrosion resistance with a slight trade-off in strength.
 
 
Naval Bronze
This materia is used on all toggle nuts to facilitate the toggling action so that no "cold welding" of the two surfaces occurs.
 
 
Aluminum Silicon Bronze
Used in forged turnbuckle bodies and some machined turnbuckle jaw studs. Same physical properties as 300 series stainless steel. Excellent corrosion resistance.
 
6061 T-6 Aluminum
High strength alloy commonly used in the aerospace/marine industry, anodized for excellent corrosion resistance.
 
After Swage Dimensions
(for swage fittings)
(choose a drill bit size to allow clearance hole for after swage dimension)
after swage dimensions



Glossary of Terms  
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Turnbuckle: A device for tensioning cable or rod. Usually refers to the entire unit including the body, both right and left ends, nuts, and pins.

Turnbuckle Body:Center portion only.

Stud: Threaded rod that connects between the body and toggle end.

Terminal:Fitting for termination of cable, can be machine swage or hand crimp.

Clevis Pin:Removable pin for securing a toggle jaw or fork to an end post or rail.

Toggle Jaw:Articulating jaw terminal for attachment to cable. Toggled 180 degrees.

Turnbuckle Jaw:Threaded on one end for attachment to turnbuckle body with a clevis pin on the other end.

Link Plate:Flat plate with two or more holes used for extending the length of an assembly.

Ring Pin: Circular pin used in place of a cotter pin for securing a clevis pin.



Doing Business with C.S. Johnson  
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C. Sherman Johnson Co., Inc. sells to recognized wholesale accounts only, which includes: distributors, riggers, and OEMs. We are proud of our customer relationships within this extensive distribution network. For the boat or home owner, we are happy to refer you to a reliable source for cable assemblies or hardware. And to our customers: Johnson does not fabricate cable assemblies, we are in business to work with you, not against you!

Terms:
First time orders are C.O.D. or credit card only. (This applies even if you have applied for an Open Account status.) Open account status will be extended to marine/architectural related businesses engaged in wholesale/service activities with pre-approved credit. Credit can be obtained with a completed credit application and approval by our credit department. Unless otherwise specified, terms are Net 30 Days. Accounts 30 days past due will be placed on credit hold, with no goods being shipped until account becomes current. Failure to pay within terms will change terms to C.O.D. All international accounts must be paid in U.S. funds. A finance charge of 1 1/2% per month will be charged on all past due accounts. Overdue accounts sent to collections will incur collection fees that are the sole responsibility of that account. The minimum charge for returned checks is $15.00.

Freight:
All shipments are F.O.B. East Haddam, CT., unless otherwise arraged with Johnson. We generally use FedEx for air shipments and UPS for ground shipping. We have excellent commercial rates with both carriers. Freight is prepaid and added to your invoice at cost with no "hidden or extra" fees added.

Returns:
Returned goods are not accepted without prior authorization. Collect shipments will be refused - all returns must be prepaid. Returned goods with the exception of those claimed defective must be recieved by Johnson in re-saleable condition. Credits for returns are subject to a 20% restocking fee.

Shortage or Error:
Claims for shortage or error in shipment must be made within ten (10) days from receipt of goods.

Minimum Orders:
Our minimum order is $20.00 Net; smaller orders will be invoiced at $20.00. Catalog prices are effective from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 of that year. Prices are subject to change or surcharges will apply due to market conditions without notice.

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Warranty:
C. Sherman Johnson Co., Inc. products are guaranteed to be free from defects in material and workmanship and if properly applied, are suitable for the purpose intended. However, we can accept no responsibility if our products are misapplied or are used in applications where their safe working loads are exceeded.

Shipping:
Most orders are shipped within 48 hours. Orders placed after 2pm Eastern Standard Time will not be processed until the next business day.