Not that I disagree, but what mechanism would cause it to fall off if it were installed in the opposite orientation? Air resistance?Yes, closed end of the master link clip points in the direction of travel (toward the driver's side in the US).
I use a small pair of channel locs to pop it on. Be sure to stuff rags in the opening in the head below the link, so that if the fish escapes during installation, it won't swim away!johndewaele said:OK, my fingers are numb. Any tips on installing the clip on the master link