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Old 09-03-2012
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Re: Does anyone know of a galvanized anchor swivel that will actually swivel?

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Originally Posted by tdw View Post
I'm of the opinion also that swivels are of dubious value. I've been meaning to do so for some time so will be removing ours in the next week or so. I'll be interested to see if it makes any real difference but I can only see the swivel as a weak link.
Awesome! Let us know the results. I must say that I was surprised that jrd22 is getting away with it in out waters. I'm still skeptical though since I had such a snafu the one time my swivel seemed to fail.

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