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Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors #14072160 07/24/21 04:15 PM
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I went ahead and ordered me some tattoo grommets on Amazon for 4 bucks and change because they look like the same thing as team catfish sinker bumpers but they are not all yellow and more come in a pack the one I ordered has 100 in them so I hope they will work just as good as team catfish sinker bumpers but have any of yall ever tried them and if so were they just as good?

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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14072164 07/24/21 04:20 PM
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I use them and they are similar but have a slightly larger diameter hole. Canโ€™t tell much difference after a year and a heck of a lot cheaper. The first order I made I got ones that the hole was too big but 2nd batch are good.


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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14072171 07/24/21 04:29 PM
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These are the ones I ordered

Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14072179 07/24/21 04:44 PM
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Same ones I got๐Ÿ‘ Your good to go! The black ones are the ones I first ordered and they were too big.


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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14072219 07/24/21 05:35 PM
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Diachi sells the same yellow ones as Team Catfish. I also got some round ones from Dale's Tackle. Cheap and they work great...

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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14073028 07/25/21 07:04 PM
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They just came in and here's the rig I use them on [Linked Image]
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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14073079 07/25/21 08:07 PM
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You can do away with the bottom snap swivel as that is an extra thing to get snagged and loose your whole rig. Just my 2cents


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Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14075901 07/28/21 02:32 PM
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A sizeable fish will disintegrate that snap swivel.

Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14079930 08/01/21 01:53 PM
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I have used grommets from electrical supply houses as well, but now use the rubber beads from Pipeline Tackle. They work well and the small diameter hole won't let it slide up on top of the knot like some after market grommets.

Re: Tatoo machine grommets as knot protectors [Re: Catfanman] #14088284 08/09/21 12:57 AM
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FYI the tattoo machine grommets price has increased. The price of the 200 pieces is about the same as the 100 piece.


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