Swivel or clip on main line

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Swivel or clip on main line

Postby mallard » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:18 pm

Hi,

I'm starting to make my own rigs and I started wondering. Should I use clip on main line and swivel on rig or vice versa.
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Re: Swivel or clip on main line

Postby ShaneH » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:27 pm

Makes no difference at all but most would attach the clip to the shock leader
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Re: Swivel or clip on main line

Postby donal domeney » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:20 pm

Clip to shock leader seems to be the norm.

I use the Gemini genie link clip attached to the shock leaded. A lot of copies of these clips appearing in the tackle shops some are piss poor quality, the metal in some are too soft and open out in others the eye is not closed fully and snoods get tangled inside it.
Great clip for changing rigs when the fingers are frozen cold.

If you decide to use a swivel clip avoid using the American snap swivel heard of these slipping open when put under strain.
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Re: Swivel or clip on main line

Postby mallard » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:17 am

Thank you for good advices.
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Re: Swivel or clip on main line

Postby ste c » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:23 pm

Small breakaway clip on leader will run threw the guides too
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Re: Swivel or clip on main line

Postby fishfinger » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:47 pm

Aye clip on the main line. Then assortment of attachments on traces depending on what type. Agree no american snaps, seen how they would bend out when practice casting years ago. Never used them since.
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