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Ball size reference, letter preceding number:

RAM

mount or base of aluminum construction

RAP

mount or base of composite construction

SB

when included in RAP part numbers, this stands for a snap link

RAP-SB-XXX

snap link base or system, hard composite ball and socket, not rubber

RAP-B-XXX

accommodates or has B size ball

RAM-A-XXX

9/16" diameter rubber ball. NOT commonly used.

RAM-B-XXX

1" diameter rubber ball. Most common sized used for light devices.

RAM-XXX

1 1/2" diameter rubber ball. Most common for marine applications.

RAM-D-XXX

2 1/4" diameter rubber ball mount kit or component

Arm length reference, letter after number:

RAM-A-XXX-B

accommodates A size ball, B length arm or system

RAM-B-XXX-A

accommodates B size ball, A length arm or system

RAM-B-XXX

accommodates B size ball, standard length arm or system

RAM-B-XXX-C

accommodates B size ball, C length arm or system

RAM-XXX-B

accommodates C size ball, B length arm or system

RAM-XXX-D

accommodates C size ball, D length arm or system

RAM-D-XXX

accommodates D size ball, D length arm or system

RAM-D-XXX-C

accommodates D size ball, C length arm or system

RAM-D-XXX-E

accommodates D size ball, E length arm or system


RAM Balls are injection molded onto a marine grade aluminum post. The materials used to make the balls and/or posts may be varied to provide characteristics required for most applications.
WEIGHTS ARE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY:

A-Sized Ball Mounts

9/16" Diameter Ball Size

MAX. WEIGHT 1 LB

B-Sized Ball Mounts

1.0" Diameter Ball Size

MAX. WEIGHT 5 LBS.

(Most Popular for GPS & Small Electronic Device.)

C-Sized Ball Mounts

1.5" Diameter Ball Size

MAX. WEIGHT 10 LBS.

(Most Popular for Marine Devices)

D-Sized Ball Mounts

2.25" Diameter Ball Size

MAX. WEIGHT 15 LBS.

E-Sized Ball Mounts

3.38" Diameter Ball Size

MAX. WEIGHT 20 LBS.

Ball size image options.

NOTE: The C size 1 .5" ball does not have a letter C following the RAM- prefix code, while all other sizes do require a letter.
RAM DOUBLE SOCKET ARM LENGTHS (OVERALL and SOCKET CENTER to SOCKET CENTER)

Product Number

Overall Length

Socket-To-Socket Length

RAM-B-201-A

2.38"

2"


RAM-B-201

3.6875"

3"

RAM-B-201-C

6.0"

5.1875"

RAM-201-B

3.5"
2.25"

RAM-201

5.625"

4.5"

RAM-201-D

9.125"

8.75"

RAM-D-201-C

5.0625"

3.1875"

RAM-D-201

8.375"

6.5625"

RAM-D-201-E

12.875"

11.1875"

RAM-E-201-D

7.25"

4.375"

RAM-E-201

12.625

9.875"

Getting It Right
When ordering a RAM mount system or additional components, it's important that you understand the part number system. To help you understand the part number format used, we are providing the following example. It is four different sizes of a basic RAM mounting system including the corresponding arm, round base with ball.

RAM-D-101 & RAM-D-202 have 2.25" balls (D size)
RAM-101 & RAM-202 have 1.5" balls
(C size)
RAM-B-101 & RAM-B-202 have 1" balls
(B size)
RAM-A-102 & RAM-A-238 have 9/16" balls (A size)


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NOTE: The C size 1 .5" ball does not have a letter C following the RAM- prefix code, while all other sizes do require a letter.

Important: Be careful to make sure you have the letter in the proper location of the part number so you order the correct size system or component.

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