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Reversed TT flying spaghetti

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Post by Paul Arden » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:20 pm

Hi guys,

Something I’ve been pondering about is my reversed TT likes to turn into aerielised spaghetti. I was wondering why this should be? The first section is a 4WT, then 6, then 9 or 10. Obviously a DT4 of this length would unroll just fine.

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Post by Graeme H » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:15 pm

I don't know Paul. I'd like to see it though.
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Post by gordonjudd » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:18 am

I was wondering why this should be?
Paul,
I would expect it to be similar to having too much overhang with a head. Are the individual sections tapered? How long are they?

If you carry less line and drive the 6wt line into the 9wt line can you get a better initial loop?
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Post by Paul Arden » Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:30 am

It’s exactly like carrying too much overhang, however the “running line” is a DT4 which as we know can fully unroll on its own :)

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Re: Reversed TT flying spaghetti

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Post by Lee Cummings » Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:35 am

What comes after the section of dt10?

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Post by Paul Arden » Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:55 am

Front taper of a 6 followed by a leader. It’s quite well designed :)
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Re: Reversed TT flying spaghetti

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Post by Lee Cummings » Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:16 am

:D
How long is each section / total head length?

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Post by Lee Cummings » Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:34 am

Edit - I see from your FP they are 4 X 4m sections - 54.5ft

Try ditching the coated running line for mono if it’s turning too soon.

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Post by Paul Arden » Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:17 am

Thanks Lee, I'll try that. I wanted to film today but we had a thunderstorm. I'll find a way of filming tomorrow.

However it's not a bad question, what would be the predictions on casting this based on what we know now:
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Re: Reversed TT flying spaghetti

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Post by Graeme H » Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:32 pm

My thoughts:

The top one will be very easy to make a loop with. The loop will progress very rapidly and probably accelerate the fly to a very high speed. If you cast the setup as shown to make the top one lay out normally, the bottom on will fail miserably.

The bottom one will need a big cast to make it roll out. It'll kick like a mule if you get the loop into the front taper. If you cast this setup to make the bottom one roll out, you'll "crack the whip" on the top one. It's going to be hard to cast though.

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