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Old 03-02-2009, 05:31 PM
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What's up with Wal*Mart and swivels?

Both Wally Worlds where I shop are totally out of anything resembling a swivel. Today, after I pinned down one of the staff, I was told the shipment of new swivels would arrive tomorrow. Apparently, all the existing stock was clearanced out and a new supplier will be providing stock in the future.

I checked the clearance aisles, found some fishing gear, but no swivels.

While I was there, I picked up some two-packs of Duro super glue gel in the 3g size for a buck...and more motors.


Go to a REAL sporting goods store or better yet, look them up on the web.

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Old 03-02-2009, 08:09 PM
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Yeah, I keep a copy of the Cabela's catalog by the bedside for evening reading and my son's FIL works at the Bass Pro Shop. I'm afraid that if I actually went in there I'd instantly have yet another retirement hobby.

When Wally World gets their swivel situation in order, I will simply visit the fishing gear aisle in the course of my normal trips for groceries, rocket motors, and such.
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Old 09-13-2009, 12:20 AM
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If you want a great selection of them go to Academy or Bass Pro. I would have to say there are in the range of 200 different packages of them for freshwater to saltwater. Walmarts selection of anything type of item generally sucks. If you dont have either of those stores near you, just hit any store that deals in outdoor/fishing gear.
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It would appear Buzz got it handled.
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Old 06-07-2010, 11:27 AM
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I found some really cool Black chromed ball bearing swivels 80lb test at Gander mountian , they cost maybe 50 cents each . they also have some mini key ring type things that are good for the shroud lines , good luck opening them .

On a related note , I had a saftey pin type swivel fail , the rocket came down in a tree with a tangled chute . My payload bay was attached with a saftey pin swivel which failed . Lucky for me it dropped my camera to the ground . also with enough tree wiggling the rocket dropped due to another saftey pin failure The dam chute is still in the tree. I immedatly scrapped all my saftey pin swivles except in the cases of stock platic parachutes
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