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a3nige

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Where can I buy?...........
« on: April 15, 2008, 08:08:53 PM »

Hi,
I am hoping someone can tell me where I might buy some of the fittings shown on this Atlantis (apologies to the author of the photo, I hope you don't mind) They are similar to a safety pin on the ends of the sheets to allowing fast rigging and derigging.
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Nige
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2008, 08:14:46 PM »

Try your local fishing tackle shop, that should do it. If that doesn't work try a model yacht specialist such as K Bits or Sails etc
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2008, 08:17:24 PM »

thanks Alan, will try tommorow.
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2008, 08:25:26 PM »

Do they have a name at all?
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2008, 10:06:27 PM »

I don't know, but a friend of mine was helping me rig a yacht and produced some out of his toolbox, he told me he got them at a fishing tackle shop.
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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2008, 11:16:24 PM »

From my limited memory of fishing gear - swivel link attached to a kwik link or a ring klip. It was what I used on my Marblehead yacht many years ago, and they were bought at the local fishing tackle shop.
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2008, 11:32:56 PM »

Ask for either an American link or snap link



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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2008, 10:59:32 AM »

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Sorted.

It's called a 'Specialist snap swivel'

But the best news is the price 1.20 for 8. Fantastic

Thanks all.

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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2008, 03:10:08 PM »

Happy to have been of help.
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Re: Where can I buy?...........
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2008, 07:17:51 PM »

I use Snap Link Swivels which come in various sizes.

HTH

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