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1 year ago
herb canter
Phil Ewanicki Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Are they looking for the overall height of the > guide, the height of the bottom of the ring from > the bottom of the guide foot, or the height of the > top of the ring from the bottom of the guide foot, > and why are they looking for this height? You would have to ask the people who inquired
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1 year ago
herb canter
Lots of people have been asking for heights to be listed for the American Tackle guides like the Delta and Tornado , any plans for this ?
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1 year ago
herb canter
Seth Johnson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > herb canter Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > OK , i have figured out what i am confused about > , > > here is what Rich says in his instructions . > > > > "The thread is then wrapped AS NORMAL AROUND > THE > > BLANK and
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1 year ago
herb canter
OK , i have figured out what i am confused about , here is what Rich says in his instructions . "The thread is then wrapped AS NORMAL AROUND THE BLANK and two more identical "locking" wraps, also encircling the guide leg, are made" and " After a total of 3 locking wraps have been made, the thread is wrapped for 2 more turns in NORMAL FASHION and the wrap is tied o
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1 year ago
herb canter
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks Seth! So using the terminology in the > Forhan article, I inert the tie off loop much > earlier and wrap up to the stem, then do two > “blocking” wraps behind the guide. I then do > three separate “licking” wraps around the stem > of the guide, and then three more blocking wraps > b
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1 year ago
herb canter
Seth Johnson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Maybe this will help > Thanks Seth for the thought , i guess you missed what i said above in a previous post lol. "I have gone over the Forhan info in the library a billion times and still get confused" It's the thought that counts , have a good day my friend.
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1 year ago
herb canter
Dup
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1 year ago
herb canter
Wow, i just looked up the specs on this particular model and it fits the criteria perfectly for an inshore saltwater rod , legit fast action, 8 feet in length and can handle 3/4-4 oz weight range, that is perfection to me . I would have never known about if not for Justin posting questions about it. Thanks Justin
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1 year ago
herb canter
OK , so you wrap up to the stem, ( Is this the end of wrapping in front of the guide) and go twice around the back of the guide and then make (A single ) wrap 360 degrees around the stem and then continue behind the guide foot two more times and then up for 1 more 360 around the guide and two more behind the guide to finish . I'm trying to find out if you ever go up in front of the guide again
Forum: rodboard
1 year ago
herb canter
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I have no problem doing the locking wrap on the KR > guides. I add my tie off loop early, wrap right to > the stem of the guide, do a couple of wraps behind > the guide and pack with my fingernail, do the > three separate wraps around the stem, and three > final wraps behind everything. Before
Forum: rodboard
1 year ago
herb canter
Duplicate
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1 year ago
herb canter
Spencer Phipps Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The 5.5 mm is indeed larger than a 5 mm ring. > You'll notice the 5 mm is also shorter, part of > that is the difference in ring sizes. Thanks a lot Spencer.
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1 year ago
herb canter
Is the 5.5 a larger ring size than the regular 5 size or is it just in height ? Thank you very very much gentlemen.
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1 year ago
herb canter
I looked on Mudhole's site and it says the KL-H 5.5 size guides are around 10 mm in height , does anyone know if the KT size 5 guides are of similar height ? I assume the 5.5 guide size is in between a size 5 & size 6 but not certain. Trying to decide if the KL-H listed runners in size 5 M and size 5.5 L would make better runners than KT size 5 guides. Thank you
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1 year ago
herb canter
Aleks Maslov Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Of course, I’m Aleks, the CEO/Co-owner of North > Fork Composites. Our website is > www.northforkcomposites.com & www.edgerods.com or > www.garyloomis.com Oh i apologize , yes, very familiar with NFC , i thought you were a retailer. Thank you
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1 year ago
herb canter
Any chance you can let us know what outfit you're from ? Website info possible ?
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1 year ago
herb canter
Robert Hummel Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks for all the responses. I have about a half > can of Meguiar's Carnauba Premium Paste Wax that > I'm going to try. Thats what i have and am currently using , works great .
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1 year ago
herb canter
Just make sure it's not a wax/cleaner mix as they have mild abrasives in them , I have found plain carnauba wax to work very well . For paste wax i apply and let dry to a haze and buff off with a new microfiber towel , i haven't found any waxes even liquid types to contain anything that will harm a rods finish they all produce a brilliant water beading shine.
Forum: rodboard
1 year ago
herb canter
Thanks a lot Norm , you're the best .
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1 year ago
herb canter
Michael Danek Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Set up the first two guides where you think they > should be, then the third. Choose the guide and > spacing that allows you to achieve the > "target/bullseye" look when sighting down the > guide train. No problem with size 6 runners. I > might use two or three KB's for the greater
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1 year ago
herb canter
Hi folks , yeah me again , i know i know but throwing this question out anyway hoping Norm or another member takes the bait. I have the KL 25 H -KL12 H and a 7L as a reduction train on a relatively stiff 9 foot rod which will transition into 1 KB 6 and a few KT 6 runners out to the tip . It seems to cast just fine and looks OK but i also have a 8 M and 6M guide and just curious if i should go
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1 year ago
herb canter
I read everything about the Torzite ceramic and it's very very impressive, twenty percent lighter than SIC , thats fantastic.
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1 year ago
herb canter
roger wilson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > x10 on your shipping cost Herb. > > I have a Fed Ex account and did a couple of test > shipments - with different lengths. > Typical shipping to various destinations with > lengths of 8 feet or less and the cost was $20-$30 > > > But, as soon as the length jumped to 8 feet 1 &g
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1 year ago
herb canter
Titanium Alconite was discontinued by Fuji , only titanium with SIC or Torzite are offered these days and both are $$$. Fuji went full blown corrosion control on most of their guides and i see " Performance of titanium for much less money " everywhere now . Problem is corrosion control was never an issue with me in my experiences over the years using Fuji guides . It's titanium's e
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1 year ago
herb canter
I don't fly fish so my accuracy comments don't apply to those but i stand 100% behind my comments on spinners which is what i was referring to.
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1 year ago
herb canter
Robert Mckee Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I’ve tried pvc and I have one in a carpet tub > right now, I was hopping someone knew of something > helper. I’ve paid as much as $70. Shipping. Yeah, shipping rates are nuts with anything i believe 8 feet or longer. I was quoted $134.00 to ship an 8 foot PVC tube a while back . Like Bill mentioned
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1 year ago
herb canter
Phil Ewanicki Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I also do not understand how guide placement > determines accuracy? Your line, bait, lure or fly > will follow the path of your rod tip at the moment > of release, not the arrangement of your guide > train. As long as your rod ferrules and tip-top > are not loose and moving around if you can ma
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1 year ago
herb canter
I responded based on the first post which was " How rod builders for champion distance casters determine optimum guide placement" but Phil is right , if you're talking about all the different types of fishing people do casting distance is generally very low on the list of importance.
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1 year ago
herb canter
The only real differences i have noticed from repeatedly test casting and also studying what those hulk like guys who throw for distance is : # 1 - Typically a longer distance than most regarding reel to stripper distance. #2 - Reduction guide trains spaced a bit longer than typical #3- Fewer running guides which are spaced 8 - 11 inches apart . My conclusion: The biggest determ
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1 year ago
herb canter
I asked about the proper KR setup recently as well and Norm posted the below: Depending your reel size and type of line you are using I would use either a 25H, 12H, 5.5M (or 6M) train or a 20H, 10H, 5.5M (or 6M) train. Followed by the runner size of your choice. If your rod is light power with a moderate action you might go with a 4 guide transition train. Check the Anglers Resource catalog
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