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by sms
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ICSF
Replies: 233
Views: 11021

Re: ICSF

4 days of competing, out of which only one if I’d do only spey. Seven days in total and cost FROM 600 to 800 EUR.
I’m really considering skipping. Too much time required and getting too expensive.
by sms
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Snowbee prestige XS line (treatment)
Replies: 48
Views: 1475

Re: Snowbee prestige XS line (treatment)

Paul Arden wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:13 pm
A vibrator makes a good priest too.
I can see you confessioning to one, yes.
by sms
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Southern Cross Fly Casting Challenge
Replies: 11
Views: 659

Re: Southern Cross Fly Casting Challenge

13 people attended Southern Fly Fishers Club Melbourne, Australia for the 2019 event. Results were Trout Accuracy John Waters 77 points Bruce Ratcliffe 68 points Corey Heath 63 points Trout Distance J Waters 38.2 m, 38.43 m, 38.87 m B Ratcliffe 34.4 m, 32.75 m, 33.30 m C Heath 31.26 m, 30.90 m, 31....
by sms
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 21
Views: 931

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

When it comes to thread varnish, just like in fly tying, uv cure has replaced epoxy in my arsenal. No more need to use drying motor or have those cases where the damn mix ratio or mixing wasn’t good enough or either part (Resin or hardener) had gotten bad - all these resulting in sticky wraps and th...
by sms
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Rear taper on shooting head
Replies: 48
Views: 2896

Re: Rear taper on shooting head

It is not called forgetting when one does leave the info out on purpose. 😜
by sms
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: New SW line by RIO
Replies: 81
Views: 10160

Re: New SW line by RIO

Hard to quantify, but if in addition to AFFTA I get realistic taper description, full head weight, full line length and running line diameter, I am more than happy.
by sms
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: New SW line by RIO
Replies: 81
Views: 10160

Re: New SW line by RIO

Yeah, but I don’t care. If I want a 12 and know that 11 is 12, I get the 11 which is 12. 🤣

Btw some lines I’ve recently measured (flats pro only based on specs, not measured), see the other tabs/sheets too.
by sms
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: New SW line by RIO
Replies: 81
Views: 10160

Re: New SW line by RIO

I want full line and I don’t think I would get a decent coating quality either in that kind of a diy job
by sms
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: New SW line by RIO
Replies: 81
Views: 10160

Re: New SW line by RIO

In my case I am interested because my needs are: - strong (min 50lb breaking strength) Leaves A-flo Giant Trevally & Depth Finder Big Game, Cortland GT/Tuna, SA Big Water Taper, Rio Leviathan, Tropical GT, Billfish & Direct Core Flats Pro - full line Rio Billfish drops out - full intermediate A-flo ...
by sms
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: New SW line by RIO
Replies: 81
Views: 10160

Re: New SW line by RIO

Did anybody cast the flats pro in the end? They do state the weights etc, so for a person who knows what they want it is not bad if the line is good.

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