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by Lasse Karlsson
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:30 am
He’s pretty big and he’s a Viking! :D
I'm bigger, and more Viking, I want evidence, not old wives tales....

Provide please!

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

Please provide evidence 🙂

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

The feet of your humongus sic eyes where more rigid than any snake very bendy snake eye 😉
The added weight though... 🤣

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

sms wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:37 pm
In winter I use my nail uv studio (which I use to fully cure flies).
And those are some faboulus nails, ups flies :p
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

And I agree with Thomas, I've assembled and refurbished well over a couple of hundred rods, still use the couple of pieces of wood with a v cut into them, and it took me alot of rods before I got myself a little motor to turn the rods while drying, turning it by hand every 15 minutes for the first c...
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 20
Views: 532

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

Paul Arden wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:49 am
Yes it’s not a cheap way of doing it. I once stripped and rebuilt an XP5 and fitted it with SICs. Completely changed the action :D

Cheers, Paul
Remember to tell you used the rings for a spinning rod, and that they weighed as much as the blank itself 🤣 :D


Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Single hand rods fly line standard
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: Single hand rods fly line standard

Interesting, since the jump in weight of lines didn't follow stiffer rods, but was a sales pitch for a certain brand. That the outbound weighs more relates back to the original, that straight up told the truth, overweight to cast likely the shootinghead it mimicks. Now the sales blurp has changed, w...
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Rear taper on shooting head
Replies: 48
Views: 1922

Re: Rear taper on shooting head

Hi Mike I'm the wrong guy to ask :) I don't think I would throw shorter with 0,05mm thinner shootingline, I also doubt I would throw further, but will probably never know for sure ;) Overhangs the same, check my clip out on vimeo about overhang, you just want the right amount, and thats less than wh...
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Rear taper on shooting head
Replies: 48
Views: 1922

Re: Rear taper on shooting head

John Waters wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:01 pm

Nice cast Lasse, great percentage of line and leader turnover.

John
Thanks John, it did land quite nicely :blush:

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Rear taper on shooting head
Replies: 48
Views: 1922

Re: Rear taper on shooting head

Michal Duzynski wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:53 am
...and what shooting head that was, if I may???
Lovely cast mate
Mike
Thanks Mike!

Old worn piece of a GT140 wf 8 :blush: rod echo3 9'6 8weight and shootingline is a berkley solar 0,40mm trollingline from the 90's :blush:

Cheers
Lasse

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