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    Sticky: I've never met Warren in person but we've shared...

    I've never met Warren in person but we've shared PMs. He took up for me on a thread here a few years ago which was deleted by a moderator because the moderator was wrong and did not want others to...
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    You're asking folks here to make a rod decision...

    You're asking folks here to make a rod decision for you? Only you can do that.
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    Sticky: One of the finest people to ever grace this...

    One of the finest people to ever grace this board. He will be in my thoughts
  4. Everyone's taste and style are different. What I...

    Everyone's taste and style are different. What I may think is the "best" you might dislike. For me the best casting small stream rod I have ever fished is an Orvis Far and Fine, 7'9" for a 5 wt., the...
  5. Thread: Beginner Rod

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    My 3 Forks was made in Korea. Newer versions are...

    My 3 Forks was made in Korea. Newer versions are made in China. I've never cast a Chinese one so I can not comment on those.
    It was perhaps 20 years ago when I first bought a 3 Forks 3 wt. It was...
  6. Thread: Beginner Rod

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    I agree on the Three Forks. A beginner should...

    I agree on the Three Forks. A beginner should start with a rod that casts well whether the caster is a good caster or not. Some inexpensive rods are just to hard to get in time with.... the Three...
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    The best casting rod I've ever cast no matter...

    The best casting rod I've ever cast no matter what material it was made from is a Ron Kusse 7 1/2' for a 5 wt quad that belonged to a now deceased member here..... a $2,300.00 rod. As I false cast it...
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    I've been fishing the Three Forks 3 wt for a...

    I've been fishing the Three Forks 3 wt for a number of years. The first one I owned was made in Korea, the guides were "funny looking" - odd shaped. The guys on the now defunct "flyfishing.com" board...
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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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  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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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