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Re: Does anyone know of a galvanized anchor swivel that will actually swivel?

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Originally Posted by jrd22 View Post
Med- I don't use a swivel with all chain. Rarely does the anchor not come right up into the roller and we anchor 90% of the time. Like Killarney, I think it untwists as it's coming up. A swivel is a weak spot and it's just the luck of the draw which way the anchor will be facing.
I just removed my suncor ss swivel over the weekend and used two shackels. This is what most people recommend. Like you say, I have heard nothing but bad things about using a swivel. Especially the ones made in China.
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Last edited by casey1999; 09-04-2012 at 04:33 PM.
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