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DescriptionThese medium and small Sampo swivels have been used by falconers for a very long time. The ball bearings insure that these swivels will rotate and keep your hawk tangle-free at all times.
We fit our own solid stainless steel rings on all these custom sizes, which is made from high quality stainless steel and have them welded by a master welder local to us here in Wyoming. You won't see a better weld on a swivel-this guy is very good. His welding helmet actually has a magnifying window on it.
You can choose the ring size to match your own individual jesses from this selection of small and medium Sampo swivels.
Western Sporting Custom Made Small & Medium Swivels:
A. Medium Swivel: Ring IDs = 1/2"(12.75mm) / 6 grams (MED $6.49)
B. Medium-Modfied Swivel: Ring IDs = 5/16"(7.5mm) & 1/2"(12.75mm) / 6 grams (M-MOD $6.49)
C. Small Swivel: Ring IDs = 3/8" (9.5mm) / 3 grams (SML $5.95)
D. Small-Modified Swivel: Ring IDs = 1/4" (6.5mm) & 3/8" (9.5mm) / 3 grams (S-MOD $5.95)
Basic Swivel Sizes for Raptors:
Up to 12 ounces- Small swivel body (FE1102B)
10 ounces to 32 ounces- Medium swivel body (FE1102B)
28 ounces to 50 ounces- Large swivel body (FE1102A)
Note: Individual falconers have different preferences for the size and weight of equipment that is used on their personal birds. These are basic guidelines for the size of swivel to be used. No matter what type of equipment you put on your hawk, be sure to check for wear and tear regularly.