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The Snap-Shackle's Ring

Over 1000% funded & SailFlix Partnership! Ahoy there! I'm super happy to report that we've hit our Kickstarter goal on our first day! We're beyond excited to get the Snap-Shackle's Ring out to all of our backers. Welcome aboard all of you!       SailFlix Partnership We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Oceanus Brass and SailFlix. SailFlix is TheSailingChannel’s new Video Subscription Service where you get to watch dozens of sailing documentaries and how-to sail videos via streaming, digital download, and DVD.       We're always thinking of different ways to provide our backers with a unique experience every Snap-Shackle's Ring backer will get a 33% discount for their first 3 months on SailFlix!  Stretch Goals We would love to exceed our goal by as...

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The Different Types Of Brass

The most commonly used copper alloys in the industrial and commercial applications are so-called brass, traditionally applied to copper-zinc alloys. In this type of alloy, the zinc content varies between 5 (brass C 210) and 40% (brass C 280). The essential distinction between different types of brasses is determined by their crystal structures, because the combination of zinc and copper is represented by peritectic solidification, making them combine in different ways depending on the content ratios and temperatures. Here are the three different types of crystal structures that can be formed as a result of these factors: Alpha Brasses This is still a monophasic alloy, but already has very different characteristics from the red brass, starting with its yellowish coloration....

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The Captain's Whistle

Kickstarter We launched the Captain's Whistle on Kickstarter and our campaign was successfully funded with over 6800% of the funding goal. With the help of 454 amazing backers, we were able to make this dream a reality. Nautically inspired and built to last. Machined from solid brass, the Captain's Whistle is a staple of any nautical kit. Engineered to perform and built to last. With a design rich in efficiency, the Captain's Whistle will increase your audible sound levels over distances not achievable with voice, cutting through any background noise, or weather. The beautiful opening in the body reduces the amount of exhalation effort required to generate an audible whistle signal. We have taken our inspiration—the Bow-Shackle—and transformed it along with our other components into...

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Our Journey is Beginning!

After years of dreaming, building, and exploring, we are finally setting sail. Oceanus Brass was inspired by the Bow-Shackle. With it, a sailor can quickly adapt rigging and sail components to move in any desired direction, into the vast known and unknown spaces of ocean stretched out across the globe. With it, we too choose our own course. Setting off with our small vessel and crew, we seek to chase new inspirations, to develop a thriving trade of goods that can accompany you on your journeys, and to inspire the dreaming that leads you to your way. To onward and upward,

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