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    As an update to this thread. I purchased the vise...

    As an update to this thread. I purchased the vise and added a Infinity Material Clip. When installed the O ring on the clip gets streatched accross the lever on the underside of the head. This adds...
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    Not so funny...with 32years experience as a...

    Not so funny...with 32years experience as a Mechanical Engineer, that's the best I'm comeing up with at the moment too. This vise wears a rubber band as I type this :-)

    That said, I'm going to...
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    Thanks, that answers my question. I have no...

    Thanks, that answers my question. I have no doubt it's built like a tank, just wasn't sure if that was how they were designed that way or not. ( Seem to remember the lever feeling 'stiffer" on a...
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    Question for Regal Vise owners

    Hi all, I have an opertunity to buy a Regal vise with the Traditional Bronze base at a good price. I don't "need it " but it's nicely built and i'm tempted.
    Everything looks like new but it has an...
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    Thank you! Not sure why my search's didn't find...

    Thank you! Not sure why my search's didn't find that butt hat is exactly the info I needed. Many Vise clamps bottom out at about 2". My bench is thick and I'd hate to buy something that didn't fit!
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    WTB: Cabelas SLA 1 reel and or spool.

    Looking for spare spools for this reel but would consider entire reels at the right price.
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    Max bite on Regal C-Clamp vise?

    Hi all, not sure if thisis the right spot but....

    I'm looking at gifting myself a Regal Vise with my ( meager) tax return and would like to stay with the C-Clamp base style. My tying bench is...
  8. Thread: Crap.....pie

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    Nice, but how about some pictures for those of us...

    Nice, but how about some pictures for those of us still fighting the frost! :-)
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    I googled and found pictures of the fly ( or at...

    I googled and found pictures of the fly ( or at lease somebody's version of it.) Is there a link to the pattern or tying instructions somewhere?
    I'd like to give ita try myself.
    Dave
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    I have a brand new Cortland ProCast 7/8 wt reel...

    I have a brand new Cortland ProCast 7/8 wt reel with extra spool that I bought last year as back-up to a Cortland Procast outfit I won. Neither have been used. Solid cast reel with a very smooth...
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    Pm sent with reel offer. tight lines, Dave

    Pm sent with reel offer.
    tight lines,
    Dave
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    I have never fly fished for carp but it is on...

    I have never fly fished for carp but it is on this years bucket list for sure!
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    Hard to think about....

    "warm water" when it's 17 deg outside and the top 4" of my favorite smallie pond is still rock hard!
    Meeanwhile I tie big bugs to *** the time...
    TIC-TOC!!
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    I always like relearning things. It's what keeps...

    I always like relearning things. It's what keeps the sport interesting (and me humble.)
    Seems as I get older, I sometimes forget the methods I doggedly clung to as a pup, it gets easier to keep an...
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    I had a newer Tarpon 120 (2012?). I used to put a...

    I had a newer Tarpon 120 (2012?). I used to put a ( 3"?) throwable PFD under my butt to get me up a few inches higher. In the end though, my old bones struggled with sitting that low /laied out so I...
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    Wow, that is a poster child advertisement for...

    Wow, that is a poster child advertisement for catch and release if I've ever seen one!
    Hopefully she isn't so gullible for some other "kitchen table" minded fisher.
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    I wouldn't toss it. I've used similar broken...

    I wouldn't toss it. I've used similar broken /old lines to make 5-10' loop on leader sections ( In varying sink rates) . Cast ability varies accoding to rod, leader and caster but they can come in...
  18. Thread: Prams

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    Re: Prams

    I had one in my "fleet" that I fished for several years. It was 9'x42" and beat up BAD. However, it was easy to get in/out of the truck/water, rowed nicely and was stand up stable. I caught allot of...
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    Re: Poll: Fish Finders

    Unless your fishing in water too deep for practical fly fishing methods, most fishfinders won't find fish. They just show too little of the bottom/water column.They are pretty useful in finding...
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    Re: Painting a fiberglass canoe

    You don't want to use "plastic" paint for a fiberglass canoe. That paint is made for polimer type plastic vs fiberglass ( big difference). Use an oil or acrylic based paint. Good old rustolium works...
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    Re: whats everyones kayak???

    Currently have 4.
    Wilderness System Pungo (12'1" Classic) - Still my go-to boat for versitility, menuverability and seaworthyness.
    (2) Old Town Loon 138's- Once with Rudder, one without. Great all...
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    Re: bass bug casting help

    My 2 cents based on my bugging experience .
    If your trying to toss waterlogged/wind resistant bugs in the 1/0-2/0 range you pretty buch NEED a 8 wt ( or 7 wt w an 8 wt line.) However, if you want...
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    Re: Cape Cod, Mass in July

    There is an in expensive water taxi that will take you to monamyIsland (sp?) near Chatham. They drop you off in the AM and pick you up in the afternoon. The flats fishing can be outstanding out there...
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    Re: Kayaking in Salt water

    I'll second Dawn/ EARLY AM. The water and wind are usually the calmest and you wont have a hatch of 36' sport fisherman ( complete with drunk/ rude captains) to deal with for the most part. Check...
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    Re: Flies = the Rubber Worm

    I've got ALLOT of experience fishing rubber worms so i'll toss in. I'd offer that you shouldn't be in too much of a hurry to try to mach a 8-9" rubber worm. There are times where these are best but...
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