Yeah, if you don't rinse those things regularly they will bind up on you. Every season 2 out of 3 work well for me but that 3rd one is always binding up, even though I rinse it. I think the manufacturing tolerances are just too lax and you get some bad ones.windyway wrote:...I started rinsing off the salt and sand, but it was too late to save them.
Rust is dripping out from the China stainless.
Back in 2012, I contacted SS Customer Service.
They told me swivels cost $100,
but they would give me a "special deal" at their cost of $50.
No thanks, I think the truth is more like $14.
So here we have a major brand, who won't stand behind a defective part.
And I just lost a buyer for my used kite, because of it.
or just learn to do whatever it is that you do to put the twist in your lines the other way!Flight Time wrote:I think any line swivel is of little value anyway because they won't spin with any tension on the lines. The lines will twist before the swivel moves, no matter how nice the swivel. Better to have it on the loop so you can deal directly with the inevitable twists.
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