The illustration above shows the correct method for measuring the length of a Clevis Rod.
The same system applies to all Clevis Rod and Turnbuckle Assemblies. It is measured from the center of the Clevis Pin to the center of the opposite Clevis Pin. It will appear on drawings as;
(Center of Pin to Center of Pin)
There are still a number of measurements that need to be determined. Download the free Clevis Rod Worksheet. It provides a full understanding and detailed instructions for determining all the required measurements and how to decide stuch things as hardware selection, thread length, turnbuckle positioning and where to locate the left hand threads.
Overall Length (COP/COP) ______________
Steel Grade ______________
1. Rod Diameter ______________
Rod Length ______________
2. Clevis Number ______________
Clevis Grip Width ______________
3. & 4. Thread Length at Clevis ______________
5. Clevis Pin Type ______________
Clevis Pin Dia. _____________
Clevis Pin Useable Length ______________
Clevis Pin Overall length ______________