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Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-23-2019, 03:44 AM
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Posted By HantsAvon
Price drop....

Price drop....
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-20-2019, 06:49 AM
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Posted By HantsAvon
FS Nextcast SalarFinders

I have the following lines now surplus to requirements. All are in great shape having been lightly used.
All come in original packaging, apart from one (can't find the box).

SF45: F/2 #8/9 - SOLD...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-20-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By HantsAvon
Rod now sold.

Rod now sold.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-18-2019, 09:58 AM
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Posted By HantsAvon
Price drop......$685

Price drop......$685
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-13-2019, 01:56 PM
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Posted By HantsAvon
Burkheimer 9135-4 Vintage

Rod is in very good condition and comes complete with original sock and tube.
Colour is matt black with black whippings tipped in pewter. Some discolouration on nickel reel seat, but it functions...
Forum: Tackle   12-01-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,126
Posted By HantsAvon
As regards drag setting, I believe if you request...

As regards drag setting, I believe if you request your preferred drag setting when you order the reel, Danielsson will adjust it for you prior to shipping.
Sean
Forum: Tackle   12-01-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By HantsAvon
The Gaelforce triple density lines are very good,...

The Gaelforce triple density lines are very good, but I have been using the Nextcast Salarfinder 45 lines recently and they are lovely to cast and fish with.
I have several of the dual density lines...
Forum: Tackle   11-11-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By HantsAvon
Nextcast line for Burkheimer 11155-4

A friend has the above rod and is looking to line it with a Salarfinder 45 single (Sink4/6/8). Would you recommend the 43.4g or 47.3g line? Rivers fished are not that huge so relatively short casts...
Forum: Rods   09-21-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,242
Posted By HantsAvon
I have had the same problem with my 9135-4...

I have had the same problem with my 9135-4 Vintage (stored it wet for a few days). I cleaned up the reel fitting and the reel seat did go back to its normal size (it had swollen). Reel seat is now...
Forum: Rods   08-16-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,686
Posted By HantsAvon
Thanks for the feedback......would be good to...

Thanks for the feedback......would be good to hear of anyone else who has had experience with the X......
Forum: Rods   08-14-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,686
Posted By HantsAvon
Sage X spey rods

Following my previous thread, any feedback on the X doublehanders would be most welcome.
I'm particularly looking at the 9120-4, but any information appreciated on action, casting, type of lines...
Forum: Rods   08-08-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By HantsAvon
Would also welcome any feedback on the Sage X...

Would also welcome any feedback on the Sage X 9120-4......
Thanks.
Forum: Rods   08-06-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By HantsAvon
Many thanks for your reply. Per Scotts website,...

Many thanks for your reply.
Per Scotts website, the 1259 should match the lines I use with my Burkie 9135. Have been using the Nextcast Salarfinder lines.
The Avon throws up some decent fish each...
Forum: Rods   08-06-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By HantsAvon
Scott Radian 1259/4

Just wondering if anyone has any information on this rod.....fishing experience, lines etc.
Looks like it has only recently been added to their line up.
Thanks.
Sean
Forum: Tackle   04-27-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,628
Posted By HantsAvon
Thanks to some help on here, I have been using...

Thanks to some help on here, I have been using the SalarFinder 45 lines in #8/9 weight on my Burkheimer 9135-4 plus the 10ft Rio #8 weight tips.......the rod sings with this combination:smile2:
I...
Forum: Tackle   11-14-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,619
Posted By HantsAvon
I see Rio have a new running line - Powerflex...

I see Rio have a new running line - Powerflex Max......does anyone have any experience of this line yet? Seems like it could be a good option.
Thanks.
Forum: Rods   10-30-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
Well, my vintage 9135-4 has arrived and I am very...

Well, my vintage 9135-4 has arrived and I am very pleased with it.
Took it down the river today for some test casting and it did not disappoint........tried the Gaelforce triple d lines in #9/10...
Forum: Rods   07-07-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
Well, after doing some research and asking for...

Well, after doing some research and asking for some advice (thanks to all on here), I have placed an order for a 9135-4 Vintage in matte black.
Apart from the valuable advice received on here, I...
Forum: Tackle   07-06-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By HantsAvon
Have ordered a 4" raised pillar disc drag in all...

Have ordered a 4" raised pillar disc drag in all silver........a fairly long wait, but it will give me time to save some pennies! Should balance 13' - 14' rod nicely.
Forum: Tackle   07-01-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By HantsAvon
Olson disc drag

I am adding my name to the list for one of the above.......has anyone got any links to any video of Olson reels in action?
I have been gazing at photos, but it would be nice to hear what one sounds...
Forum: Rods   06-09-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
The 9135-4 sounds like a great...

The 9135-4 sounds like a great rod.......decisions, decisions!
Forum: Rods   06-08-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
Perhaps the 9129-4 could be an option as...

Perhaps the 9129-4 could be an option as well......
I would predominantly use the rod with sinking shooting heads. Used Gaelforce triple D's with tips this Spring and Airflo Depthfinder...
Forum: Rods   06-08-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
Many thanks for your reply highlander2. The...

Many thanks for your reply highlander2.
The river I fish is fairly small, but the fish can run big in the Spring. In the last couple of seasons numerous 20lb+ fish, a few 30lb+ fish and one of over...
Forum: Rods   06-07-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By HantsAvon
Burkheimer 10129-4

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with this rod......action, lines, fishing etc.
I've nearly convinced myself I need one, but just need pushing over the edge:grin2:
Have tried contacting...
Forum: Tackle   02-05-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,867
Posted By HantsAvon
I have been using them for several years now in...

I have been using them for several years now in the UK for Spring salmon fishing. Used to use the Zpey heads, but have recently purchased some Gaelforce Triple Density heads and they cast and fish...
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