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  1. Yeah, better be a calm day! It would be like...

    Yeah, better be a calm day! It would be like trying to cast a small kite. Any sort of a breeze and you'd be in to your backing before it hit water.
  2. Thread: Good news

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    The saying goes: If you're unhappy with a...

    The saying goes: If you're unhappy with a product or service you will tell 19 people. Unfortunately, the opposite is you only tell 7 when something good happens.

    GGH I'm glag you broke that...
  3. If my math is right, this thing is almost 10...

    If my math is right, this thing is almost 10 inches. Think the hook MFGRS will need to come up with a new hook.
    Oh no...something else I'll need to buy. LOL
  4. I keep hoping some day Barnes & Noble would get...

    I keep hoping some day Barnes & Noble would get their act together and offer items like this for the Nook!
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    Another source for consideration are electronic...

    Another source for consideration are electronic distributors; ie Arrow Electronics, Newark, Mouser, Digi-Key (to name the top 4). They certainly have the components to make your own.

    Though they...
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    Hot seasoned skillet with a lot of un-salted...

    Hot seasoned skillet with a lot of un-salted better over a camp fire. There isn't a better way to eat fish.
  7. A quiet and solitary experience that is no fun...

    A quiet and solitary experience that is no fun unless shared.
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    Donald, Not wishing to speak for all of us on...

    Donald,
    Not wishing to speak for all of us on this side of the pond, (Any one can jump in here) but if you mean double-hooks like in your Silver Ghost; I haven't seen any patterns or anyone using a...
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    Mikey, I knew I could count on you for a great...

    Mikey,
    I knew I could count on you for a great one liner.

    Oldfart,
    Great reasoning! Frankly my guess the laws need to be written in very, very general terms. If not it would be impossible to...
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    OMGoodness........it's all coming back to me now!...

    OMGoodness........it's all coming back to me now! :roll:
    Betty thanks for the PM and research.:D
    Steve and Normand thanks (sort of) for the links. :( I did tie up an egg with a flamingo veil and...
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    Can't say I've read every single word of the...

    Can't say I've read every single word of the thread, but in skimming I didn't see anyone mention this benefit to furled leaders that I've discovered:

    They have no memory of being wound up from...
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, please.

    First allow me to admit to being a bit lazy today. This topic was brought up two Summers ago and I don't want to trudge thru two years of threads to find my answer. Besides I couldn't even think of...
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    Jim, Like the general idea, though I would like...

    Jim,
    Like the general idea, though I would like to see the proceeds of the drawing go elsewhere. Now before others start slamming me about not supporting this site, I do. I visit, I read, I post...
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    Omg

    Watch out BB members Tuber can read what were are actually posting about him!!!!8-):D

    Maybe he'll stop casting to shadows and actually in the direction of the fish.

    Sorry Mike I just had to....
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    All I know Marco is you don't want the Spam Lite....

    All I know Marco is you don't want the Spam Lite. It tastes nothing like the original.
    Kim
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    Nope never tried steaming my chenille. Usually...

    Nope never tried steaming my chenille. Usually boil for a couple of minutes and then quickly into an ice bath to maintain its color. Then dress with a vinagrette dressing before serving, with a pinch...
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    Lotech Joe, Be thankful you even got a catalog....

    Lotech Joe,
    Be thankful you even got a catalog. For some reason I don't get any, with the exception of Hook-n-Hackle, though I've requested to be put on numerous mailing lists.

    Wait a...
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    Joe, condolences to your family and Mother. ...

    Joe, condolences to your family and Mother. Bumping, just trying to help.
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    If you know someone with a sewing machine my wife...

    If you know someone with a sewing machine my wife has made some 'rod socks' that you tie off. I could get the general directions from her and PM you if you want. Though if you're looking for...
  20. Thread: How to?

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    Agree with Grey on alot of what he has said. ...

    Agree with Grey on alot of what he has said. Remember a saying from a wise fisher..."Bright day, bright fly. Dark day, dark fly." Like the eddy forming just under the roots hanging. Though the...
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    When tying make sure the cat is out of the room,...

    When tying make sure the cat is out of the room, for whatever reason they love to steal bucktails.
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    Greenock, Those are fantastic, if you get the...

    Greenock,
    Those are fantastic, if you get the time maybe you could submit the recipies for Fly of the Week
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    I guess we can say different strokes for...

    I guess we can say different strokes for different folks. For the tying ? part, I don't tie smaller than 14. For finishing it's whichever tool is closer. If they're under material I hand whip.
    ...
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    Ditto what BBW said. This also makes me go into...

    Ditto what BBW said. This also makes me go into areas of the BB that I wouldn't normally.
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    Harley, Make sure you post something between now...

    Harley,
    Make sure you post something between now and next year. If you don't the system will throw you out!

    Good luck
    Jim
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