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Re: Yikes! Mooring System Failure

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Originally Posted by Flybyknight View Post
What ever you do; do not! I repeat, do not buy Chinese swivels.
Why?
because they're cast, not forged.
Dick
They make all sorts of swivels in China; cast, forged, stainless, etc. Don't buy from unscrupulous suppliers and importers.

Iphones are made in China as are Iphonies that will last a week. Those factories in China build exactly what they are contracted to build.
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