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by sms
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Rod reviews
Replies: 45
Views: 1404

Re: Rod reviews

I think Lasse (and Will) are right. Absolute visual evidence right there.
by sms
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 72
Views: 3058

Re: Torque Twist

No TT here:


S-curve is about conservation of momentum I think.

Here’s also a slight S-curve and no TT at about 1:00.
by sms
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 72
Views: 3058

Re: Torque Twist

A overall spine is usually not much stiffer than the 90degree side. The spine typically is corkscrew around the blank, but the overall spine is just a sum of it. For a strong anisotropy/asymmetry (ie oval rod cross section) the rod would not go only up and down, but would also go from side to side. ...
by sms
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 72
Views: 3058

Re: Torque Twist

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:06 pm
Is that a Christmas decoration Sakke? :D
Dangling from the rod you mean? Nah. They’re keys. I get to go places. 😉
by sms
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 72
Views: 3058

Re: Torque Twist

Myth.
by sms
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 72
Views: 3058

Re: Torque Twist

Easy to test. Hang a weight on the tip and support the butt (handle) on a flat, horizontal surface like a table. No quickly roll the rod on the surface. If the weight jumps up, the torque twist can accelerate the unloading. If not, then no.
by sms
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Swedish Worlds 2020
Replies: 74
Views: 6797

Re: Swedish Worlds 2020

Just stick those casters in their waders and knee deep in a lake/sea some where and have them cast onto shore, judges can walk around without freezing their balls off in cold water for hours on end, and accurate measuring would be a breeze! This is what we did in the 2013 Nordic Fly Casting Champio...
by sms
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Swedish Worlds 2020
Replies: 74
Views: 6797

Re: Swedish Worlds 2020

Dung Fly, Ok, if you need 10 lanes, then the width need becomes an issue. Checked the requirements and min 200x200m flat area with short grass. That's not a spectator sport! Seeing a plug or fly line from 100m distance is not too easy. With that requirement, it is quite difficult to find a place to ...
by sms
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Swedish Worlds 2020
Replies: 74
Views: 6797

Re: Swedish Worlds 2020

A football pitch inside a track (like in Karlshamn) enable court at least 120m+ long from casting point and with this you can still adjust according to forecast wind direction. At max, take out the hammer throw cage, cast from the bend behind the steeplechase water pit and cast right in parallel dir...
by sms
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Swedish Worlds 2020
Replies: 74
Views: 6797

Re: Swedish Worlds 2020

Apparently they feel the do not have full ICSF support and they received a lot of surprise critique from the 2019 WC.

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