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by crunch
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ST27g heads lenght
Replies: 25
Views: 4190

ST27g heads lenght

I like most a SH which I have made from Snowbee distance WF7F which is light pink. At 27g there come almost two meters less than 1mm to its rear but it is 17,5m Esa Hi Esa How do you like this head? This line has 60feet head itself, and you sayin that at 27g cutting from the back its lenght is 17.5...
by crunch
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ST27g heads lenght
Replies: 25
Views: 4190

ST27g heads lenght

I have that short Barrio 27g head and it reguires very early release not to accelerate the line loop run speed to cast far and I can't release early enough. I like most a SH which I have made from Snowbee distance WF7F which is light pink. At 27g there come almost two meters less than 1mm to its rea...
by crunch
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ST27g heads lenght
Replies: 25
Views: 4190

ST27g heads lenght

In my still rather limited experience the longest head I can straighten to current wind and casting platform height produce longest casts. In Cumbria strong tail wind I did cast bad because I tried to achieve highest launch trajectory but my back cast line loops git wide and line length short and li...
by crunch
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Fly lines cracking
Replies: 40
Views: 3119

Fly lines cracking

If it is the rear taper section which runs in guides when hauling you can replace it using ”tournament shock leader”. They are nylon which tapers are very long up to almost 30ft and come on spool which has five and cost usually ten euros or less. Shops which sell shore fishing gear have them. They w...
by crunch
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Fly Casting Sport Competition Training
Replies: 34
Views: 4285

Fly Casting Sport Competition Training

I had very bad ”tennis elbow” last season and I think best healing I got was when I began using Power Ball which did cost 25 euros. I have used rubbers to keep my shoulders and arm muscles and joints in some kind of off season casting shape many years. Before season I begin casting stroke exercise u...
by crunch
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Are the flyrods of today too light?
Replies: 18
Views: 2099

Are the flyrods of today too light?

Perhaps lighter rod needs to be softer when it bends less because of lighter blank weight but perhaps not because line accelerates faster when blank is lighter and line weight bends rod enough. I think lever effect increase and whip effect decrease when blank gets lighter.

Esa
by crunch
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Why does the 170/stopless work
Replies: 71
Views: 5685

Why does the 170/stopless work

I saw a young Swedish caster in Cumbria cast superb loops in training late on the Thursday afternoon but I had spent the day in the local hospital that day getting checked out for deep vein thrombosis and did not have my camera with me when I returned. That was a bummer as I reckon the best place t...
by crunch
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: 1/2WT heavier lines
Replies: 230
Views: 11857

1/2WT heavier lines

I have test many rods and my average distance has become better using #6 and #7 rods and my carry has also been longer. But using #10 there came few "lucky" casts. I have done tests when almost calm to have as equal conditions as possible. I think if I am able to test now when casting to constant bu...
by crunch
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: 1/2WT heavier lines
Replies: 230
Views: 11857

1/2WT heavier lines

The use of #9 and #10 rods when distance casting MED5 makes sense when line out of rod tip weights easily 350gr what average properly rated WF10 head weights.

Esa
by crunch
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Stuff around the handle
Replies: 17
Views: 1956

Stuff around the handle

I assume if cork gets wet it stay moist longer under tape? Have you noticed any "rotting" symptoms?

Perhaps glass or carbon fiber coated foam handles could make comeback with tape?

Esa

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