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Old 06-06-2019, 04:44 AM
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Are wishbone keepers reusable?






Planning to replace speargun slings. The wishbone is attached w/ plastic rings are these rings/keeper reusable.



After viewing a half dozen videos I concluded they aren’t reusable.



I can visualize the cord being stretched enough for the ring to be slide over the wishbones nipple is there a tool for grasping the wishbones ends rubber?



Maybe wrap to protect rubber then use vice gripes to hold the tube while stretching?



If I’m forced to lace the wishbones what do you Guy’s use for cord?



Also is this decent rubber?
https://www.amazon.com/Spearit-SPEARGUN-RUBBER-BLACK-10ft/dp/B006IWF44G/ref=pd_cp_468_1?pd_rd_w=p0Ayc&pf_rd_p=ef4dc990-a9ca-4945-ae0b-f8d549198ed6&pf_rd_r=FEKH9TE412KQ9X3TZAPF&pd_rd_r=ab2d5f0c-884c-11e9-bf98-e3d8d9231830&pd_rd_wg=R1BzQ&pd_rd_i=B006IWF44G&psc=1&refRID=FEKH9TE412KQ9X3TZAPF https://www.amazon.com/Spearit-SPEARGUN-RUBBER-BLACK-10ft/dp/B006IWF44G/ref=pd_cp_468_1?pd_rd_w=p0Ayc&pf_rd_p=ef4dc990-a9ca-4945-ae0b-f8d549198ed6&pf_rd_r=FEKH9TE412KQ9X3TZAPF&pd_rd_r=ab2d5f0c-884c-11e9-bf98-e3d8d9231830&pd_rd_wg=R1BzQ&pd_rd_i=B006IWF44G&psc=1&refRID=FEKH9TE412KQ9X3TZAPF



Edit:I also need a new rubber on the shockcord. anyone here use mono as a shock cord? I’m stepping up from shooting flounder to extra large wahoo/cobia, was thinking of 30’ of 300LB.



Thanks for any useable advice STB

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Old 06-06-2019, 05:53 AM
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Spend the time and watch these how to videos. Especially the ones near the bottom.


Going from flounder to wahoo is obviously not something to mess around with. Getting tangled in your line or worse, wounding fish. Wont get you very far in the spearfishing community
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Old 06-06-2019, 06:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Fordy View Post
Spend the time and watch these how to videos.
After viewing a half dozen videos I concluded they aren’t reusable.Especially the ones near the bottom.


Going from flounder to wahoo is obviously not something to mess around with.
yes youre correct flounder are vicious.
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they are reusable!
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its not a shock cord. its just a line for the shaft. you need to get the right length for your particular gun size.
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