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  1. Thread: Beginner Rod

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    No one has mentioned the Cabela's "Three Forks"...

    No one has mentioned the Cabela's "Three Forks" rods.

    I do not own one (I have too many rods as it is) But some people really love them.

    Brian
  2. Thread: Tip top removal

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    Good job! I usually use a loop of wire or a...

    Good job!

    I usually use a loop of wire or a paper clip on the tip top with the rubber band connected to it.
    But I didn't want to make the explanation of the process too confusing.

    It sounds...
  3. Thread: Tip top removal

    by bgreer
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    I don't suspend the rod, I keep it horizontal. It...

    I don't suspend the rod, I keep it horizontal. It makes heating the tip top easier.

    And yeah......I've burned my fingers a few times on freshly heated tip top. :cool:

    Brian
  4. Thread: Tip top removal

    by bgreer
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    Hi Mike, It's really easy to do. Here is how...

    Hi Mike,

    It's really easy to do.
    Here is how I do it:

    Put a rubber band through the tip top. Pass the rubber band through itself to make a lark's head knot.
    Cinch the larks head tight to the...
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    I looked around for some also. No luck. It...

    I looked around for some also. No luck.

    It also seems that the only Gudebrod chestnut still out there to be found is in size 'D' but none in size 'A'
  6. Thread: SBS Index

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    Scott, That's very cool. A very good...

    Scott,

    That's very cool. A very good contribution to FAOL.
    Thanks for taking all the time to do the SBS posts and putting them together.
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    The bullets would hit the ground at the same...

    The bullets would hit the ground at the same time.
    There is a possible exception if the fired bullet experiences any sort of lift due to the shape of the bullet.
    That lift may delay the time by...
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    I would agree with it being an LT. It's a 5pc...

    I would agree with it being an LT.
    It's a 5pc rod.
    It has spigot ferrules.
    The LT came out in 1996.
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    Here is a pattern that I ran across: ...

    Here is a pattern that I ran across:

    http://flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw/92198fotw.php
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    I use the insulation from some thin wire. I...

    I use the insulation from some thin wire.
    I strip off the length of insulation I want and thread it onto the tippet.
    You have to be a little choosy about the wire, you want to make sure that the...
  11. You got a deal!

    You got a deal!
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    I agree with the blood knot. Strong and slim.

    I agree with the blood knot. Strong and slim.
  13. This is the video that I used to get the 'hang'...

    This is the video that I used to get the 'hang' of it.
    I've tried the knot in the past, but wasn't confident enough to use it.
    Sometimes I wouldn't tie it correctly and the knot would slip.

    The...
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    Regarding Korkers... I bought the first pair...

    Regarding Korkers...

    I bought the first pair of 'guide boots' that had their first BOA lacing system and interchangeable soles.
    I did have a pair of studded rubber soles come apart after some...
  15. Thread: On the road

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    Dave, I don't live in the area, but I do a lot...

    Dave,

    I don't live in the area, but I do a lot of work for an electric COOP in the area.
    We were working in the Salem area last year and there were a lot of welders there working on pipelines.
    ...
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    Thanks for posting that Warren. I had no idea. ...

    Thanks for posting that Warren. I had no idea.

    I just always thought a flymph was a made up word. :confused:
    I first saw the word here on FAOL and just assumed that someone had fabricated it as a...
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    That picture of the stream with the fog is great!...

    That picture of the stream with the fog is great!

    Nice sized stream with some overhanging trees. I like it!
  18. The guide owes you a rod.

    The guide owes you a rod.
  19. That's a very good analogy Byron. Makes good...

    That's a very good analogy Byron.
    Makes good sense to me.
  20. Another great story Hap. It kinda makes me want...

    Another great story Hap. It kinda makes me want to see Alaska.
    It will be neat to see the pics....to compare to the ones I made in my head from your descriptions.
  21. Dang Hap, Nice report. It looks like you...

    Dang Hap,

    Nice report.

    It looks like you got Ol' Slew Foot himself!
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    Hi TBird, how have ya been doing? Good to see...

    Hi TBird, how have ya been doing?
    Good to see you here!

    Brian Greer
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    Me too. Exactly.

    Me too. Exactly.
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    I use two pair of polarized sunglasses for...

    I use two pair of polarized sunglasses for fishing.

    One pair is for bright conditions and the other is for low light conditions.
    I fish 99% of the time over rocky stream beds. Copper or amber...
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    The UV cured resin saved my butt last week. My...

    The UV cured resin saved my butt last week.

    My fiance had a tip top come loose on here while fishing in the Smokys last week.
    I searched around, but didnt have any sort of glue to reattach the...
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