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    Loctite makes a super glue that comes in a bottle...

    Loctite makes a super glue that comes in a bottle that has a base and the actual container is slanted. It's got a brush like a finger nail polish bottle...great stuff. Goes on easy, soaks in fast,...
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    Big browns on the Lil Red during the spawn on Cow...

    Big browns on the Lil Red during the spawn on Cow Shoals is a local favorite. Over production of the browns naturally on this river means this ish't the tradegy that it seems. Ozark Angler is a...
  3. Remove lead from the environment?... Where do...

    Remove lead from the environment?... Where do they think it comes from? Lead ore from places like the sweetwater mine is 98% pure.

    Concerns about it dissolving? Lead pipes from the Roman days...
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    This is the model I've bought. I'm a newbie on...

    This is the model I've bought. I'm a newbie on these, but it does the job. I got mine through Cabela's. The electric pumps seem a waste of time. The double action pump is really effective. ...
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    I've got a string on a dumbbell...3lbs works fine...

    I've got a string on a dumbbell...3lbs works fine for most calm ponds. Cheap at Wally World and easy to replace if it snags.
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    http://news.yahoo.com/video/odd-15749658/21119693#...

    http://news.yahoo.com/video/odd-15749658/21119693#video=21134569

    Another video...interview from hospital.
  7. My attorney went on a trip to there. I think she...

    My attorney went on a trip to there. I think she booked her trip through "Disney", based on what she explained, they got water, boats and guides.
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    Mine goes into an RV. So I'm going to try to put...

    Mine goes into an RV. So I'm going to try to put a rubber band over two rows of spools, two per side, total 8. Should keep the spools on even if turned over.

    Interesting the comment about the...
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    It arrived today...Packed like it was supposed to...

    It arrived today...Packed like it was supposed to survive a nuclear blast. Which is a good thing, I had to uncrumple the other package I got today to be able to show them the "Fragile Handle with...
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    I'd have to try something like DD7, GOOP, or one...

    I'd have to try something like DD7, GOOP, or one of those white jelly type laundry/hand cleaners. They might darken the leather a bit, but they are great on ink.
  11. Thread: MFC Hooks

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    MFC Montana Fly Company

    I've used them for years mostly for Wooley Buggers at first, but latter for most of my bugs. I found them while looking for a specific hook that Partridge made(knowing the # is useless if you don't...
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    Mt Home and Cotter have nice fly shops, Flippin...

    Mt Home and Cotter have nice fly shops, Flippin is home of Dorber rods, flyfishingarkansas.com has local guides and information. Have fun, hope to see you at SCFF.
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    Water in Gas

    Use a glass jar to pour into, through a piece of felt in a funnel. Gas goes through felt, water doesn't. Let "water" sit and it will turn into a small amount of sludge.

    Use recycled gas in car...
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    Post-Consumer

    I was in a shop several years ago, and they asked me "What could we stock that you would buy?". After thinking a bit, "I have everything I need, and will likely only buy unusual items, or upgrades...
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    I once worked for a company that had a section...

    I once worked for a company that had a section which permitted the one muslim(converted from baptist) to have this day off as a paid holiday, also the prayer sessions during the day were conducted on...
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    Lake Access and the Public....

    My place is on a lake in Arkansas. Rules of the lake, first 15 feet from the water is public access. Since I am on a triangluar pennisula (70 ft across 120 ft long), that means most of my yard is...
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    Tye one using silk, wet them both, and the colors...

    Tye one using silk, wet them both, and the colors won't even be close. Silk let's the hook color bleed through making the yellow turn a mahogony brown. Still it'll take fish. The translucence of...
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    We don't need hackle...anyone that ties quickly...

    We don't need hackle...anyone that ties quickly has more than they will ever use. We want it...and most would be surprised to see just how much we have already spent on our toys.

    Raise the prices...
  19. Re: Rotary seized up on my Traveler? Anyone else?

    My traveler did lock up the shaft some time back. I did like others..WD40 and rotate..more oil..more turning. It finally got loose and I found that the grease and metal had hardened over time. ...
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    Re: Nitrogen Tire Inflation

    Air is 78% nitrogen...then when those little Oxygen atoms leak out we put more "Air" into the tire. Seems after I top it off enough times I'm running Nitrogen for free.....
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    Re: 911 cheeseburger call

    Yes..the 911 operator failed. Yes she should have dispatched a deputy. Yes the manager should have pressed trespassing charges. Stupid should be rewarded.
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    I have an older(read as ancient) 2000 and it...

    I have an older(read as ancient) 2000 and it seems to be made of stainless. My traveler is aluminium.

    As for wobble and slack, it doesn't have any. This vise has been through several jaws so...
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    Caveat emptor It's always prudent to check...

    Caveat emptor

    It's always prudent to check that all of an expensive item are included in the delivery. It really doesn't matter how well the vendor services the problem.

    It's really in the...
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    Ken One of best choices to get into the...

    Ken

    One of best choices to get into the "right" material would be Feather-Craft in St. Louis.

    Another choice would be Dale at Blue Ribbon in Mt. Home, or Mountain River Shop in Cotter. Both...
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    I saw a young man drive a nice new boat from the...

    I saw a young man drive a nice new boat from the ramp, across the river into the current and anchor. This was a deep sided jon boat with a 25hp motor. The anchor pulled the bow under and it sank in...
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