I don't change the split rings. I do put the line through twice and tie with a Uni knot and don't have any issues.
Capt. Craig Copeland
2013 Nautic Star 2110 Shallow Bay Boat
Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
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