Turn-buckle

Turn´-buc`kle


n.1.(Mech.) A loop or sleeve with a screw thread at one end and a swivel at the other, - used for tightening a rod, stay, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An optional turn-buckle can be used for heavier loads and/or longer fork lengths to prevent fork ends from spreading.