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    With the sale prices Cabela's has been putting...

    With the sale prices Cabela's has been putting out the last few months, the CGR series must be among the fastest selling rods in a long time. However, with all the glowing praise heaped on these...
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    I've heard similar comments about my glass rods. ...

    I've heard similar comments about my glass rods. I ran into an old friend on a creek one day, and I had a couple of my glass rods with me. He said he had wondered about glass, so I suggested he try...
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    Betty, I am pleased to hear that I may have, in...

    Betty,
    I am pleased to hear that I may have, in some small way, been an influence in bringing you toward the Light (glass), and away from the Darkness (graphite). If I remember correctly, Tom...
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    Betty, Get that rod finished and show us some...

    Betty,
    Get that rod finished and show us some pictures. As we say around the clinic, if it wasn't documented it never happened. Those blanks should make really sweet casting rods. I don't know if...
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    Byron, Hardy first built a Perfection series...

    Byron,
    Hardy first built a Perfection series back in the 1960's, and that is the rod I have. I believe it came out after the original Hardy JET, designed by John E. Tarantino, who was a world...
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    For those who are curious about glass rods, check...

    For those who are curious about glass rods, check into the Fiberglass Flyrodders forum. I fished graphite for years, then I picked up a Winston WT 8' 4 weight, and discovered I really liked a slower...
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    As a physical therapist, I have treated a lot of...

    As a physical therapist, I have treated a lot of postoperative labral repairs. Most people are ready to return to sports activities within 3-4 months. A military study showed that over 96% of...
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    Betty: You just need to move one state South. ...

    Betty:

    You just need to move one state South. Here in southern Oklahoma it's 70 degrees this afternoon, and supposed to be 75 tomorrow. Left to go fishing this morning, but by the time I made it...
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    Betty: My cap came in yesterday, and I really...

    Betty:

    My cap came in yesterday, and I really like the design and colors. With the band adjusted all the way out, it just fits. Anybody with a larger head than mine may be in trouble though.
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    I have a new hero. Larry Compton

    I have a new hero.

    Larry Compton
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    I had a new patient in a couple of weeks ago...

    I had a new patient in a couple of weeks ago whose car was rammed from behind by a driver who was busily having a text message fight with his girlfriend. He had already almost swerved into their...
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    Re: New To Site

    Andy,

    My fishing partner, Kurt Jackson, has bought a couple of rods from you: the 6' one piece Lee Wulff replica Garcia Conolon and his most recent purchase was a 7" rod built on a Scott blank,...
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    Re: smooth as glass

    Like Bamboozle, I have purchased four rods in the last year, and they have all been fiberglass. Only two of them were currently manufactured rods. My first purchase was a like new Fenwick 4-piece 7...
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    Re: What a Keeper!!!

    Congratulations, Leonard. Now remember, you've only got a few years before the boys start coming around.

    Larry :lol:
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    Re: Where to fish in Oklahoma?

    Actually the closest place to fish for trout is about 55-60 miles north and west of your present location. Aside from the Lower Mountain Fork and the Illinois River, which are year-round trout...
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    Re: Back from the Fish In

    In regards to the earlier mention of "fine dining", I'm sure that the only reason Betty was seen with a box of Ritz crackers was because she was out of Cheez-Its. At one time, we shared a break from...
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    Re: Back from the Fish In

    I just returned from the Fish-In this evening. Long drive home (about 7 hours). It was great finally putting faces to names. Betty is definitely the sweetheart she appears to be online, and Carey...
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    Re: Whomever had Saturday in the poll ...

    Good news, Betty. Now all you have to do is get it all assembled, wrapped, and varnished so we can drool over it at Bennett Spring next week. :lol: :lol:

    Larry Compton
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    Re: The Missour Fish-In page is up!!!

    Greg,

    Maybe you better keep Perch away from that coffee pot; sounds like he's already too stimulated. Gotta admit I'm a little hyped too. :shock: The next five days at work are really gonna...
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    Re: The Missour Fish-In page is up!!!

    I'll be coming into Bennett Spring on the 9th. So far it looks like Ol' Blue and I are the only ones tent camping. I will be in campsite #304. Really looking forward to it. Anybody else that had...
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    Too Tall for Keyholes

    LF:

    Hang in there. I don't even want to know how many patients I have seen with rotator cuff repairs over the past 10 years. I will be very surprised if my wife doesn't have to have the surgery...
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    Re: Dingo vice - anybody got one?

    Gringo:
    Have you read Denny Conrad's Product Review on the Dingo vice? He seemed pretty impressed by it.

    Larry Compton
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    Re: Missouri Fish-in date has been set.

    I'm going to try real hard to be there. Sounds like a good time to have it. I've only been in that area once, and like SilverMallard, I'm really not too strong on trout parks, but I did like the...
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    Re: Replacing felt soles

    At least a couple of people have mentioned using a heat gun. The last time I had to remove felt soles, the instructions that came with the new soles said to place the boots in a pan of water and...
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    Re: Perscription Sunglasses

    At 59 I have been wearing bifocals for about 20 years. I decided I didn't really want to spend the money to have prescription sunglasses made, in addition to my regular glasses. It was, however,...
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