Strong Coastlock Snap Swivels

176lb Ball Bearing Coastlock Swivel

176lb-test MustadTM ball bearing swivel with coastlock snap

Mustad 77252 size 6/300 80kgs BS with welded O-rings - made in Norway
  • This swivel is a perfect size for flying kites on 125 ± 25 lb. lines
  • Manufacturing with high quality materials and strict quality-control ensures strength and durability
  • Not too difficult to open and shut

Length: 3¼ inches (8.1cm)
Weight: 6.7 grams (0.23 ounce)

Mighty-Mini Coastlock Swivel

270lb-test Mighty-MiniTM coastlock snap swivel

Made in USA
  • 100% stainless steel
  • Tiny, yet extremely strong
  • Could be very difficult for arthritic hands to open and shut

Length: 2¼ inches (5.6cm)
Weight: 2.2 grams (0.078 ounce)

Japanese Ball Bearing Coastlock Snap Swivel

Cabela'sTM premium coastlock ball-bearing swivel

Made in Japan Seems conservatively rated at "175lb BS" by its US supplier - these chunky snaps are rather more difficult to open than the Mustads!

  • Single welded O-ring, direct link to snap
  • Big, strong, seems built to last
  • Could be very difficult for arthritic hands to open and shut

Length: 2¾ inches (7cm)
Weight: 6.4 grams (0.226 ounce)

This swivel shown beneath a 176lb Mustad Ball Bearing Swivel Comparison
...its wire snap must have been formed after being threaded directly through the swivel (no interconnecting ring)


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