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    Can't see the 4 wheeler being much good re...

    Can't see the 4 wheeler being much good re steering!! all 4 wheels appear to be fixed?? so to turn this one, would need to tip it up onto the back 2 wheels??
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    Sorry - Fourth & 5th in the Link - with the small...

    Sorry - Fourth & 5th in the Link - with the small bomb on the end!! (& first one second row)

    Was sure I was right 1st time though - does it keep on adding images?? Lol.
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    A Maggot feeder like these ones will keep the...

    A Maggot feeder like these ones will keep the feeder mainly above the silt, rather than one lying horizontally.

    Third & 5th ones in from top left in the Link.
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    I guess you mean to try to stop the end tackle...

    I guess you mean to try to stop the end tackle sinking into the silt??

    Well I have epoxied a foam insert over a bomb which increases its surface area & lightens it's landing.

    Inject worms with...
  5. Thread: Billy Clarke

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    Could always have some sent to the Addy of where...

    Could always have some sent to the Addy of where you're staying?? Or find a nearby tackle shop.

    Some of the venues I fish even have a shop onsite. (especially the ones where it's "Fishery Only"...
  6. Thread: Billy Clarke

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    All that needs to happen is for the sender to...

    All that needs to happen is for the sender to properly pack stuff - Like the "Bomb Proof" cardboard tube in which Mark sent the Whiteknuckle pole he sold to me.
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    Please forgive me if I'm wrong, but hawb81 seems...

    Please forgive me if I'm wrong, but hawb81 seems to seldom re engage once he's started a thread??

    For example the "Tell me About Waggler Floats" Thread to mention just one!!

    And of course this...
  8. Thread: Paste Rigs

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    The Robin Red 8,10 or 12 mm+ drilled hard pellets...

    The Robin Red 8,10 or 12 mm+ drilled hard pellets could go very well there on feeder.

    These pellets seem to stand out above the rest just now, & sorting out the better fish!!

    Here they are mate...
  9. Thread: Paste Rigs

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    I've quite a retentive memory for the important...

    I've quite a retentive memory for the important things Col' - Can't remember what I've had for my dinner though!! :eek:
  10. Thread: Paste Rigs

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    I've started to use Robin Red banded 8mm hard...

    I've started to use Robin Red banded 8mm hard pellet down the edge & managed a PB (Pole caught) 12 lb dead up Mirror, in our match Sat' just gone.

    well I say down the edge - was actually behind me...
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    How timely was that Col' - I think I quoted you...

    How timely was that Col' - I think I quoted you correctly re the feed & paste thing??
  12. Thread: Paste Rigs

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    Big Col posted on this a few weeks ago, & Yes pot...

    Big Col posted on this a few weeks ago, & Yes pot in a few pellets/hemp UNTIL you've caught your first fish, Then stop feeding & just fish paste.

    Continuous feeding afterwards leads, or can lead...
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    Yes rjays, you're right up to a point, but as one...

    Yes rjays, you're right up to a point, but as one plumbs up DEAD DEPTH for paste, then the float should show up about the same regardless of the size & mass.

    3 mm was just a suggested figure from...
  14. Thread: Paste Rigs

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    Hi Mark, as most on here know, I fish down the...

    Hi Mark, as most on here know, I fish down the edge 90% with pole so I really don't need anything special float wise EVEN for paste.

    I even use old, small porcupine quill floats. Because they're...
  15. Thread: Paste Fishing

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    Hi Mart, keep it in fridge once mixed in a sealed...

    Hi Mart, keep it in fridge once mixed in a sealed plastic bag, then any left over after a session can be frozen & re-frozen in same a couple of times.

    PS - if you're opening a tin of sweet corn at...
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    Read my post again John, in case yow didn't know...

    Read my post again John, in case yow didn't know - "Yam Yam" is a colloquialism for a person from the Black Country.

    Jokes, always fall flat when they have to be explained!!
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    I've had roasted Yams in Jamaica, but please...

    I've had roasted Yams in Jamaica, but please don't lets have any Fried Yam Yams over here. :cool:
  18. Thread: Reels

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    PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    I'm trying to send a PM but seems to be a problem...

    I'm trying to send a PM but seems to be a problem on the site right now!!
  20. Thread: Reels

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    Hi Rick, I'm thinking about this one for myself &...

    Hi Rick, I'm thinking about this one for myself & will give you 1st dibs at it - but if it's still on tomorrow tea time, then I'll be possibly having it myself!!

    Martin.
  21. Thread: Float Fishing

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    I still break out my Dad's (who passed some 32...

    I still break out my Dad's (who passed some 32 years ago) 13 foot Hollow Glass "Sportex" Match Rod, now & again.

    He paid the princely sum of 3 for it back in the day, when tackle shops were...
  22. Thread: Float Fishing

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    Hi mart59 from martin56, a standard 13 foot Match...

    Hi mart59 from martin56, a standard 13 foot Match rod should be OK for waggler, stick float. (or even Porcupine)

    I sincerely believe that designations for rods are (very often) Invented by...
  23. Thread: Venue advice

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    Any shortfall otherwise comes out of Club Funds.

    Any shortfall otherwise comes out of Club Funds.
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    You might be able to Negotiate similar deals for...

    You might be able to Negotiate similar deals for your club, re the pegs??

    Worth a phone call to venue to see what they say!! Clubs like ours lose money paying for 25 or more pegs when say only 15...
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    Hi wonga, I've no advice re venues in your area,...

    Hi wonga, I've no advice re venues in your area, but how much in general are the peg fees at your end??

    In our neck of the woods, a South Leeds club & fish York ,Goole, Doncaster & even close to...
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