View Full Version : Quiet Sling Swivels?

July 30, 2009, 01:03 PM
Hi guys,

Does anyone know of extra-quiet sling swivels for a standard leather rifle sling (service rifle type)?

Not that the regular steel ones make a lot of noise, but I'd like something that is a little quieter. Or maybe if there is some trick to making them quiet (coatings, etc.) that would be helpful too.


July 30, 2009, 01:29 PM


I've used both of these and they are considerably quieter than the standard metal QD type.

August 17, 2009, 09:08 AM
A long time ago,, in a far away land where what you was hunting--shot back at you,, we learned the wonders of "duct tape". Just my 2cents worth.:rolleyes:

August 17, 2009, 10:35 AM
we learned the wonders of "duct tape

A couple wraps of electrical tape works quite well, and leaves no adhesive residue when ya pull it off.

August 17, 2009, 11:11 AM
Even better is "Tommy Tape". It looks like electrical tape but only sticks to itself. Meant for plumbing repairs as it forms a watertight seal, but it would work in this application and leave no residue as it has no adhesive.