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Old 03-14-2019, 09:55 AM
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New member and swivel problems

I am new to the forum and a fairly new speed bagger. I have a few Everlast Plastic Swivels, the 3 smallest Title Super Bags, and a platform someone made for me. It is set up in the house, on a wooden pillar. I do not do any tricks. I hit the bag twice with the left hand and twice with the right, with a 4 knuckle landing. I do monthly programs. My last program was hitting for 5 minutes, for 3 sets, with a minute and a half between sets. I did this 6 times per week for a month. I had a problem with the Everlast Plastic Swivel. After 5 months of programs the metal in the eye bolt wore completely through and broke off. The metal in the s-hook was also very worn. Is this normal? I expected it to last much longer. I email Everlast, with photos, and they said they have a 120 day guarantee, and also that I must have used the bag a lot. Any ideas for a swivel that lasts longer? I like the ball and hook style. I will try to send the photos I sent to Everlast, but am not exactly Edward Snowden on tech stuff, and might not be able to. Thanks, Race
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Old 03-14-2019, 12:24 PM
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:22 PM
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Sigh, a 120 day guarantee? The old Everlast company made swivels that would last for decades with minimal wear, in commercial locations no less.
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question for Rusty

Thanks for the welcome Rusty. I have been reading about your Arc Swivel. How long will it last? Is is metal on metal, or plastic on metal? Thanks.
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