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    Re: Best Lubricant for Centrepin?

    You'll be surprised the microparticles that can get on to the workings of a reel. This comes from the dirt on the line, hand grease and the environment your in. Remembering not everyone cleans their...
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    Re: Fishing line disposal address.

    As this is quite a new idea it will take a while to roll out everywhere. Just a thought, an average 4000 sized reel holds about 300 plus meters of mono but only about 75 to 100 meters are used....
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    Re: Drennan acolyte ultra

    You can use any breaking strain of line you wish. I.e A rod with a max line of 4lb using a 25lb mono. Except for ring size, the 25lb line will have no ill effect of the blank if you know how to use a...
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    Re: Best Lubricant for Centrepin?

    With all my pins they are cleaned with lighter fuel then lubed up with a drop or two of sewing machine oil. Bearing wise i do not oil them as Abec bearing i have fitted are sealed. Too much oil or...
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    Re: Drennan acolyte ultra

    I've owned both Accy plus and ultra in 13 and 14 foot. Both acted well for the job i bought them for. I sold both about 2 years ago. Personally, the butt was too thin for my hands. These days i use a...
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    Re: What makes a reel poor to you?

    Play within the handle movement, Poor layline, Sloppiness within the gearing, Poor clutches. I own a few Shimano and Daiwa reels, along with a couple of cheap Chinese reels. The Chinese reels seem a...
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    Re: Mono line floatants.....

    Can you explain the difference?.
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    Re: Rather Eat Worms?

    Worms are full of protein and vitamins. Yum, Yum
  9. Thread: What--

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    Re: What--

    A small river with a gentle current. Watching a top and bottom float gliding down the water with the line slowly reeling off the pin. Bliss
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    Re: Mono line floatants.....

    [QUOTE=Tee-Cee;1480494]Perhaps Mucilin is still the best option. It has no smell at all (unlike polishes etc.) and does a job, but I will look at fly line floatants and maybe get an opinion from a...
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    Re: Mono line floatants.....

    My little tub of Mucilin red must be over 5 years old and still works. Been using Mucilin for over 45 years. There are sprays out there and even furniture spray that contains silicon that work. but...
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    Re: Why use Keep Nets outside matches?

    Never owned one and never will. Personally, i feel it's cruel to for the fish to be cramped up in a restricted area
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    Re: Fab roach fishing,empty banks

    On the banks most mornings at 4 AM. I can long Trott a line and never worry about affecting anyone else The only company i have are the Cows to talk too. I might see another angler arriving about...
  14. Re: For those that like Drennan Glo-Tip Antenna floats.

    Might be better for me with my diminishing eyesight
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    Re: New Float line. Short time reveiw

    Trotter2, Very similar to Float Fish. I forgot to mention i have found it has a better abrasion resistance than the others mentioned. I must say the rivers i fish has no large rocks being weedy and...
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    Re: New Float line. Short time reveiw

    Blame spelling corrector for the error.
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    New Float line. Short time reveiw

    I say this is a short time review of 2 months but seeing as i fish 4 to 6 times a week it is probably for some a long time test. I only river fish when the season is open then have to put up with the...
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    Re: Possible bait at Sainsburys

    Roasted Scorpion tastes lovely. Roasted Ants sprinkled on Curry, delish
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    Re: Any recommendations....

    Matalan also sells Heat Holders as do most outdoor markets. My wife wears them all through the winter. Personally, i don't feel the cold in my fingers or Toes. So i just wear a thin pair of Cotton...
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    Re: What would you save?

    For me, It would have to be my 2 original TFG Avon rods. 1.25tc & 1.5tc both made on Freespirt blanks. I have never found any other Avon rod with the action as these's.
  21. Thread: Maggot feeder

    by iain t
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    Re: Maggot feeder

    I mostly always enlarge the holes in black caps. As for old maggots, i put a hand warmer in the maggot box in the very cold weather.
  22. Re: Landing net handles with a tipping section.

    Middy bagging machine 3 meter is the same but a lot cheaper than those already mentioned. Very strong but lightweight too.
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    Re: Fishing two rods

    I found fishing 2 rods was like watching Tennis. I fish for pleasure, i don't need the stress of worrying about double hookups. Am a one rod man and a one woman man, so the wife tells me. :)
  24. Thread: Rod rings

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    Re: Rod rings

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I went through my bit box last night and found one that matches the style and the exact size but in black. I took the blank back to the next ring and removed that one....
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    Re: Rod rings

    It happened on the last cast just when i was about to pack up anyway. It was a clean break and I've only lost about 20mm off the tip. No worries as i will be still on the bank tomorrow with one of my...
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