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#11033824 - 08/10/15 07:10 PM Quick Snaps
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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These any good?

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#11033849 - 08/10/15 07:24 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
El Skeeter Offline
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Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 470
Loc: Kissimmee,FL
FWIW I would only use clips till I found the color,weight size,working that day,
then I would tie DIRECTLY to the lure. I learned my lesson using
clips.

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#11034450 - 08/11/15 06:11 AM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1479
Tend to get bits of vegetation clumped up on them...particularly "snot moss". Try something with a snap ring style connection to the lure's line tie. 2cents

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#11035020 - 08/11/15 10:36 AM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Mulholland Offline
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Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1893
Loc: Plano, TX
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mustad_Fastach_Clip_12pk/descpage-KVFC.html

can also get them with a ball bearing swivel:

http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mustad_KV...cpage-KVFS.html


I just use some random sebile snaps I bought on closeout a couple of 25 packs of them, tie them on if swapping through several cranks to find the bite, then tie of to lure tie once I know what they want, no need for the extra hardware then

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#11035224 - 08/11/15 12:01 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Mulholland]
DCmac Offline
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Registered: 08/02/12
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Originally Posted By: Mulholland
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mustad_Fastach_Clip_12pk/descpage-KVFC.html
can also get them with a ball bearing swivel:
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mustad_KV...cpage-KVFS.html
I just use some random sebile snaps I bought on closeout a couple of 25 packs of them, tie them on if swapping through several cranks to find the bite, then tie of to lure tie once I know what they want, no need for the extra hardware then


How easy is it to open/close these things? Never used anything exactly like them, only the common snap or snap-swivel. From pictures looks to me like they'd be real difficult to use.
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#11035237 - 08/11/15 12:05 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
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I use that style a lot crappie fishing with small jigs on braid. Keeps from having to retie. Loose maybe a jig in 100 fish. Although I have caught fish where on the hook set part of their lip gets caught in the snap..

I wouldn't use them on bass lures. The snap is so small its tough to hold tight enough to get a lure clipped in.
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#11035239 - 08/11/15 12:05 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Mulholland Offline
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Registered: 10/28/13
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Loc: Plano, TX
They are absurdly simple... they aren't snaps, they are fast-tach, you just wind around it and you're on... like a corkscrew style bait keeper, only you just wind your lure eye onto the screw lock part. Goes on as simple as the ones you posted, only it doesn't have the ability to be pulled free or open up like that. Just an improved version of that.

The snaplock clips I use are a pain in the arse to open and close for the most part though, but they are very heavy duty as well

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#11035645 - 08/11/15 03:19 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
wlgorman Offline
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 289
Loc: Midlothian, TX
I like these. Lately I use them for hard plastics only.

Found these when I lived on the coast and fished the bays growing up. I cant find them anywhere local, so I order a ton at a time online.

http://www.nortonlures.net/#!shop/c3gf

Idk why the link isnt working. But they are called Norton Quick Twist.


Edited by wlgorman (08/11/15 03:19 PM)

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#11036091 - 08/11/15 06:11 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Big Red 12 Offline
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Registered: 04/21/05
Posts: 45450
Loc: Crandall, TX
More for Fly Fishing I believe. I think that is what they were originally setup for.
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#11038867 - 08/12/15 11:20 PM Re: Quick Snaps [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
CrankBait1007 Offline
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Registered: 01/22/10
Posts: 1878
Loc: North carolina
i like the duo locks snaps
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