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Old 08-31-2010, 01:37 AM   #1
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adjustable structural tension rods


I have sometimes seen these on bridges or other structures. They are composed of two threaded rods joined by a special turnbuckle with right and left handed threads to adjust the tension. Sometimes cable is used instead of rod. Smaller versions may be used to prevent sag on a wide gate or door.

I am trying to find a supplier but I don't know what they are called.

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Found it. "Tie rods"

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The pieces you are talking about that turn, are called what else, Turn Buckles.
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