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I am planning to restock my rigging box and would like to know.
Who makes the best snap swivels? Why they are the best?

Currently I have Hi Catch Rotary Snaps and Sampo ball bearing snaps.
 

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I use the Sampos. They seem to turn the best, but I haven't use any others in years.
 

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TJ, I've been reading a lot lately about the quality of Spro. I've read how small, but strong they are.

The info's been mostly on their swivels, but I'm not sure if they produce snap swivels.
 

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I really like the spro swivels.. very small for hd sizes.. I am sure most of the good ball bearing swivels are satisfactory..
 

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The spros are nice as well. They are tiny. I have used them inshore to connect flouro to braid in order to prevent twists while working plastics for reds and trout. Although, I have not used anything heavy.
 

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For trolling or super heavy applications: Sampo

Ball bearing swivels with a range on snap options. Never had one fail (knock on wood).

Spros are great for line to leader connections on light tackle or when you need a subtle presentation.
 

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Sampo for snap swivel. I have some that are about 20 yrs old still new unused. Oshmans had a close out where they were about 20 cents on the dollar.
$40's got me a grocery sack full of quality snap swivels.
In that time none has ever failed.
I also try to use the SPRO wind on barrel exclusively for short leader connections.
I don't wind them on but like the strength to size, weight and Dia.
haven't found them discounted yet so my current supply is most likely
around $100.
Some times Bottom feeders even go hungry.
 
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