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  • Replacement snap for lead rope

 
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    11-10-2010, 04:28 PM
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Green Broke
Dah which way does it go?

Bought this nice 14ft lead on ebay and it has a bolt snap?? What the heck? How the blank do you open it? Has anyone heard of this type of snap??
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    11-10-2010, 04:49 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Shoot, not a bolt snap a block snap. Sorry.
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    11-10-2010, 04:51 PM
  #3
Weanling
Never heard of a bolt snap...is it a bull snap?


You need to pull the bottom part out in order to snap and unsnap it. They can be a pain (especially in the winter), but they are tougher than the regular spring snaps you usually see on lead ropes.

Or maybe its this?


I believe to open this type of snap, you have to twist the metal "sleeve" to open and close it.

I hope I was of some help!
     
    11-10-2010, 05:17 PM
  #4
Weanling
We have a few like the first picture shown at my barn and I hate them lol..maybe I don't know how to properly use them ?? But they are a pain. Lol
     
    11-10-2010, 05:23 PM
  #5
Green Broke
The second one but it doesn't have the metal sleeve. If you go on ebay or even look up block snap it should come up in a pic from ebay. I would get a pic linked here but I don't know how. Thanks
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    11-10-2010, 05:39 PM
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Yearling
Could you post a picture?
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    11-10-2010, 05:44 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Typical, I figure it out after I leave the farm. Dah! There's some pin on the side of the clip you pull out and it releases the snap. Its kind of a ******ed snap! Says its a quick release. Oh ya, took me two hours to figure out. Piece of crap!
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    11-10-2010, 08:39 PM
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Showing
I think this might be what you are talking about.


I can't help with how to use it though LOL. I have no clue.
     
    11-10-2010, 08:40 PM
  #9
Yearling
Is it the one you tug the pin with? If that makes sense.
     
    11-10-2010, 08:43 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Yep exactly. Not liking it much.
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