i am an icefisherman who is lucky enough to get out 100+times per year and i have put some heavy use on these tip-ups and they have performed great. if you are looking for a $10 tip up i would highly recommend this product.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Constructed of natural wood, the Eagle Claw Brawny
Wood Tip Up features easy lock guides on a sturdy frame. The wire is protected against wind trip. 65 yd. line capacity. Includes a 200 spool.
Frabills Pro Thermal insulating tip up offers easier
and more productive tip up fishing. Round shape and thick insulation covers the entire hole to prevent freeze up, even at 25F! Seals the hole to keep blowing snow and slush out ...