Take the guesswork out of figuring cable stinger lengths when using turnbuckles! Whether you're suspending scenery from battens or static points, take one measurement and you're off to the races.  This calculater determines your required stinger length using an easy-to-follow radio button selection that accounts for:


  • how many shackles you're using in your setup;
  • what style of turnbuckle you're using;
  • how you'd like your turnbuckle adjusted when you start your install (open? closed? halfway? up to you!).


Designed for technical directors, technical designers, and rigging heads, this calculator will simplify determining cable stinger lengths for your project.

Stinger Length Calculator

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