Home   |  Message Board   |  Information   |  Classifieds   |  Features   |  Video
Quality Barrel Swivels - Page 2 - Walleye Message Central
Walleye Message Central

Go Back   Walleye Message Central > Walleye Message Central > Strictly Fishing

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 01-08-2012, 06:00 PM
Prov275's Avatar
Prov275 Prov275 is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Manistique,MI. Central Upper Michigan Bays De Noc
Posts: 784
Default

Sampo
__________________
Derek LaPointe #7
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #12  
Old 01-08-2012, 06:52 PM
locomoto locomoto is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: WI
Posts: 1,100
Default

I like Sampo however they are somewhat hard for me to find in the smaller sizes that I prefer. I have used the Cabela's Premium ball bearing swivel with fantastic results. I've also used the Cabela's Deluxe ball bearing swivel...let's just say that any low rent barrel swivel could do just as bad of a job twisting your line into a mess. I've never used the SPRO ball bearing swivels but I am pleased with all of their other products.

I think you could do no wrong with Sampo, Cabela's Premium or SPRO Ball Bearing Swivels. I prefer to use the #1 size and Cabela's Premium in a 12pk is about $9. I agree with the comments about not cheaping out on the BB swivel. Twisted line causes too much frustration and wasted time on the water not to mention running SlowDeath with 100ft of line out and finding out a swivel didn't do it's job ruins a fair amount of line.

Good Luck
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #13  
Old 01-08-2012, 08:57 PM
PackerBacker's Avatar
PackerBacker PackerBacker is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 25 - 45 FOW
Posts: 1,534
Default

Sampo.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #14  
Old 01-09-2012, 06:28 AM
TxBuddha TxBuddha is offline
Minnow
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 37
Default

Spro's in the 50 pack from Cabelas:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Fishi...3Bcat104616180

I've also had pretty good luck with P-Line swivels when I find them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #15  
Old 01-09-2012, 12:10 PM
locomoto locomoto is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: WI
Posts: 1,100
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TxBuddha View Post
Spro's in the 50 pack from Cabelas:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Fishi...3Bcat104616180

I've also had pretty good luck with P-Line swivels when I find them.
Do the SPRO Power Swivels even spin effectively enough for the use of SlowDeath like the original poster is asking about? If so I guess I've been wasting my money on ball bearing type swivels.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #16  
Old 01-09-2012, 05:25 PM
CSH Kucinski's Avatar
CSH Kucinski CSH Kucinski is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 644
Default

locomoto, I use the Spro Power Swivels exclusively now with all of my harness set-ups and have had great success.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #17  
Old 01-10-2012, 06:18 AM
peter8 peter8 is offline
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Jefferson,Wisconsin.
Posts: 904
Default

I bought some Cabelas brand a few years ago. I agree w/ most ....They are junk ! I have had several come apart before I round filed them all.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #18  
Old 01-10-2012, 08:29 AM
watertank watertank is offline
Slot Fish
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin
Posts: 84
Default Swivels

Cabela's swivels - I believe that the Deluxe BB swivels are bronze with chrome plating and split rings, the Premium BB swivels are stainless steel and have welded rings.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #19  
Old 02-21-2012, 04:24 PM
walleye571 walleye571 is online now
Wallhanger
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 524
Default

What size ball bearing swivel do you like to run to harnesses?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #20  
Old 02-23-2012, 06:15 AM
jeko1958 jeko1958 is offline
Minnow
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: McLeansville, NC
Posts: 40
Default

SPRO...without a doubt!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Walleye Message Central forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:42 PM.