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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Today, 12:46 PM
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Posted By borano20
Hello.. You may want to look at Future Fly, from...

Hello.. You may want to look at Future Fly, from Denmark. Go to their webshop and look for Jungle Cock. They have a new generation there. I donīt know whether you can buy from the US. Ask them. Price...
Forum: Tackle   11-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Up to, and including, 8weight rods should...

Hello.. Up to, and including, 8weight rods should present no problem. Naturally depending on your preferred amount of backing. Yours borano20
Forum: Technique   11-06-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. ENSO, if the stretch is of no concern to...

Hello.. ENSO, if the stretch is of no concern to you, the SGS heads will serve you just fine! Mr. Godshall couldnīt make me S6 head so would have to settle with S4s. Have a nice trip!! Yours ...
Forum: Technique   11-06-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. If I was using lighter heads for my...

Hello.. If I was using lighter heads for my spring fishing, I would consider trying a S4 or S6 RIO Scandi Versitip head. The #9 weighs in at 455 grains, at 23ī. Compare the taper on the taper charts,...
Forum: Technique   11-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Certainly the SGS heads are of Skagit...

Hello.. Certainly the SGS heads are of Skagit design. The S4 heads I bought, actually ordered two just in case, they do the job alright. But I prefer non, or very low, stretch lines. The stretch in...
Forum: Technique   11-05-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. To answer ENSOīs last question. If you...

Hello.. To answer ENSOīs last question. If you like a rearheavy head, look no further than RIO Scandi/Scandi Short Versitip. A plethora of possibilities right there for you, heads from F to S6, and...
Forum: Technique   11-05-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Thereīs not a shortage of sinking...

Hello.. Thereīs not a shortage of sinking shooting heads. I have RIO, SA, Hardy, Zpey, Guideline, Airflo... But these are NOT Skagit heads. I find only FIST and Game Changer in sinking Skagit heads....
Forum: Technique   11-05-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Iīm sorry if Iīm repeating myself from...

Hello.. Iīm sorry if Iīm repeating myself from another thread on the forum. RIO will make a full fastsinking skagithead when the American market will buy them. Thatīs what Simon Gawesworth told me...
Forum: Spey Basics   11-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By borano20
Hello.. You didnīt mention reel seat. Be veeery...

Hello.. You didnīt mention reel seat. Be veeery cautious to fit the right reel. May I suggest the Hardy St. Aidan for ordinary work? I use it myself so can speak of experience, damage done to fish...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   11-03-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Brilliant dressings shown here!! Yours ...

Hello.. Brilliant dressings shown here!! Yours borano20
Forum: General   10-29-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,945
Posted By borano20
Hello.. I let in friends first. To relate to...

Hello.. I let in friends first. To relate to sinktipīs story, I went browntrout fishing last year with a newcomer to that particular destination. He went first all week, he lost three and I landed...
Forum: Tackle   10-27-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Esa, donīt you think you could only use...

Hello.. Esa, donīt you think you could only use 414 between the flaps, maybe bind down the flap ends with thread? And use same method as used to finish a rod whipping with a separate loop, instead of...
Forum: Tackle   10-27-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By borano20
Hello.. A 3 gram bottle of 414 will set you back...

Hello.. A 3 gram bottle of 414 will set you back about a tenner... Yours borano20
Forum: Tackle   10-27-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By borano20
Hello.. The most simple way of repairing a...

Hello.. The most simple way of repairing a coating only should be a bottle of Loctite 414. It is not a strength question, just to put the coating back? At least on PVC lines, the bond is silly...
Forum: General   10-26-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By borano20
Hello.. The hard hit, the tug, the pull, the...

Hello.. The hard hit, the tug, the pull, the pluck... It makes it all worth it.. Yours borano20
Forum: Tackle   10-21-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Iserlohn is a town in Germany. Look above...

Hello.. Iserlohn is a town in Germany. Look above the plate, two blind rivets? From an earlier, removed plate? Do you have a renamed reel, the owners plate is there, but not the makers. Open the reel...
Forum: Technique   10-15-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Iīd like to turn your attention to the...

Hello.. Iīd like to turn your attention to the RIO Scandi Short/Scandi VersiTip system. In conjunction with appropriate Versileaders you can combine almost anything. If you prefer a heavy load on...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-09-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By borano20
Hello.. For jaws, check the big auction site. ...

Hello.. For jaws, check the big auction site. Yours borano20
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-08-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Could you just replace the camming lever...

Hello.. Could you just replace the camming lever and the corresponding adjusting nut?? Iīve used mine since about 1993, and I find it useful to put some dry lube on the lever-nut interface, then it...
Forum: Rods   10-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By borano20
Hello.. If an integrated line is of interest,...

Hello.. If an integrated line is of interest, take a look at the "Hybrid" from Vision. Suitable would be the 250grain head, itīs 18 foot long and you can add any tip of your choice. Most probably...
Forum: Tackle   09-27-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Maybe the TS would like to have some...

Hello.. Maybe the TS would like to have some more, detailed information about the mentioned reels. Iīve posted about this some years ago, but here we go. The Zenith is a small/medium salmon reel. It...
Forum: Tackle   09-21-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By borano20
Hello.. Riveted Handles a nonHardy routine??...

Hello.. Riveted Handles a nonHardy routine?? Check out the Korean spools. And the failing latch could be caused by the arm being tampered with so itīs no longer dead straight. You may want to take...
Forum: Tackle   09-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By borano20
Hello.. I tested RIO SSVT in #7, found it a tad...

Hello.. I tested RIO SSVT in #7, found it a tad light. Tested the #8, found it a tad heavy. Fortunately, they make it in #7/8. Naturally, itīs a question of weight distribution, but aim for 500 grain...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By borano20
Hello.. And DANG!! Purple Muddlers!! Didnīt think...

Hello.. And DANG!! Purple Muddlers!! Didnīt think of that.. Sitting and dressing up some original Muddlers and green/brown ones for waking/riffling searun browns, and purple turn up! Quick check....
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By borano20
Hello.. When you search the world over for...

Hello.. When you search the world over for Norwegianmade Mustad hooks, or Englishmade Partridge hooks, hoover around for THOSE special materials sourced from anywhere, spend umpteen hours behind the...
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