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  1. Thread: Anchors?

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    I use a (what used to be a) 3 lb. coffee can with...

    I use a (what used to be a) 3 lb. coffee can with an eye bolt in the middle filled with concrete on a larger boat. Perhaps a (what used to be a) 1 lb. coffee can would work for a kayak.
  2. We've had a wet summer so far here in the...

    We've had a wet summer so far here in the Missouri Ozarks, we're about 10" above normal. I notice poison starting to turn in hedge rows and along fence lines. I don't notice trees starting to turn...
  3. Thread: retirement

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    You're gonna love it I've done 7 years so far....

    You're gonna love it

    I've done 7 years so far. I don't get bored although I do almost nothing. We travel, spend our winters in Texas, we goof off almost constantly. Cocktail hour is 4 PM everyday...
  4. Thread: Happy Birthday!

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    Thank you Deanna.

    Thank you Deanna.
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    I bought it new several years ago back before...

    I bought it new several years ago back before Gary sold out to Shimano. Its an early IMX. I really do not recall how many years ago, more than a few. I can cast a whole fly line with it and it looks...
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    Probably not. I listed only one as a great caster...

    Probably not. I listed only one as a great caster because of the distance an accomplished caster can get out of it. In he hands of some any rod can be made to cast great.
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    I'll do it, I'll know for sure tomorrow afternoon.

    I'll do it, I'll know for sure tomorrow afternoon.
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    ooops sorry, the St. Croix is a 5 wt. Dan...

    ooops sorry, the St. Croix is a 5 wt.

    Dan Craft is sold pending funds
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    Various Rods for Sale

    Please excuse the pics, I'm not a photographer.

    1) St. Croix 9' 2 pc. 5 wt. Legand Ultra. includes factory rod tube with internal divider. $175.00 Plus $20 shipping CONUS. Nearly perfect with a...
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    Also a neighborhood in Kansas City, Mo

    Also a neighborhood in Kansas City, Mo
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    I've only met Mark once many years ago at the...

    I've only met Mark once many years ago at the Hancock NY fishin, nice man, I'm sad and wish him well.
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    9436 I just bought one of these. A Ruger...

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    I just bought one of these. A Ruger SR40 40 S&W with plastic frame.




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  13. I'm surprised the Orivis Far & Fine is not on the...

    I'm surprised the Orivis Far & Fine is not on the list as well as the Fenwick HMG. We're talking about changing the world here. The HMG did that more so than any other rod.
    I've never read an...
  14. Thread: Polymer Guns

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    The only advantage to plastic is lighter weight...

    The only advantage to plastic is lighter weight (if that is your desire) and resistance to rust, scuffs and scrapes. The working parts of these guns is still made of steel. There can not be any...
  15. Thread: Polymer Guns

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    Any item that is made using the best material and...

    Any item that is made using the best material and workmanship is more desirable IMO. Every part of nearly every Winchester made before 1964 was machined from steel. Because of the cost Winchester...
  16. Thread: Polymer Guns

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    If what you say is true why do they still make...

    If what you say is true why do they still make the slide, barrel, bolt, springs and nearly all other moving parts out of steel? I think its because a poly barrel would explode, a poly slide would...
  17. Thread: Polymer Guns

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    Polymer Guns

    I suppose if you want an all metal gun these day you need to dig deeper into your pocket. I just purchased a polymer framed pistol. Although it seems to be a decent shooter it does not strike me as...
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    Other than the obvious there is a gizmo called a...

    Other than the obvious there is a gizmo called a "defection board". I've not seen one in many years but it is a huge (perhaps 4 X 8') board with a devise to hold the rod handle on one side and...
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    St Croix Legand Ultra 9' 5 wt. 2 pc.

    Shows only slight signs of use. One small scratch on the sliding reel seat band due to me falling in the Selway river. Also I had to epoxy a plastic filler in the reel seat so it would secure the...
  20. Thread: B11T or a WT

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    I would sell this one. Its a 9' 2 pc 4 wt WT...

    I would sell this one. Its a 9' 2 pc 4 wt WT (IM6) with original sock and tube. I bought it new in 1993 from the Winston rod shop in Twin Bridges, there are no issues. The 3 piece version currently...
  21. Thread: I Am Old

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    Spin, your daughter has beautiful eyes no matter...

    Spin, your daughter has beautiful eyes no matter what the color.
    Even tho I have a tatoo I was able to talk both of my children into not getting any. I was 19 (some 52 years ago) when I got mine, a...
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    Dan Craft Sig V 8' 4" 3/4 wt. 3 pc.

    Unfished condition. Built by Dan. Matte black blank with dark green wraps tipped with gold thread and single foot guides. Aluminum uplocking w/dark wood insert reel seat and n/s winding check....
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    My main beater is one like this, mine still has...

    My main beater is one like this, mine still has the original leather sheath, this one looks ho-made. Its a Herters bowie I bought from Herters in the 70's for less than $2. Its "hand forged" with a...
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    The Kusse quad I cast that belonged to the late...

    The Kusse quad I cast that belonged to the late RK (Ron Koenig) was the best casting rod I ever used made of any material. I made one false cast with it and said under my breath "oh my Gawd" It was...
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    I've never been inside a Starbucks or any other...

    I've never been inside a Starbucks or any other "coffee house". I don't know what Latte is and I don't want to know.
    I've drank coffee nearly every day for 50 years. I usually buy what ever brand...
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