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    Guess the Item

    an adjustable rotating stand for something, perhaps a mitre saw???
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    Slow intermediate

    That's a handy little chart, cheers
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    What the environment agency used to do?

    I live just over the road from the lower Taff, I think what you call stony is what I call gravel, there are plenty of gravel beds or stony shores exposed in low water below Western Avenue, Blackweir and around Sophia Gardens. Before the barrage was built the Taff was amazing below Castle...
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    What the environment agency used to do?

    Natural resources Wales carries out periodic assaults on the rivers locally, a lot of their banks are very heavily modified with pile driven sheet steel and blockstone revetments. To prevent these breaking up due to tree root infiltration and to accelerate the departure of flood water they cut...
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    Best waders for river restoration work?

    Don't wear the waders while filming?
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    Best waders for river restoration work?

    I'm looking forward to the video of Pom's waders repelling a cut from a razor sharp saw blade!
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    The Whisky Tube Rod Holder

    Nice idea, coincidentally my rods are bundled in an old wooden whisky crate, two bottomless money pits in one place.
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    Best waders for river restoration work?

    I used to do a lot of river restoration work and still work on my own water. I've used waders from UK waders throughout, pretty much Dunlop waders with decent boots. They're great but won't withstand saws, barbed wire etc, none do, five years old, no leaks. http://www.fishingwaders.co.uk/ You...
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    That inexplicable knot at the rod tip

    And would that make their fly extra terrestrial?
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    That inexplicable knot at the rod tip

    As previously stated Oz, it's quite clear that this phenomenon is magic at work and, as such, the realm of the faeries, an area best avoided by mere mortals.
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    Weather Reports From Forum Stations

    That elder's had such a pasting from the weather it probably thinks it's April 2015 :D Having said that it's one of the first to burst-bud - https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/natureuk/entries/90da9c67-76fa-3635-a018-2d59a0f5ab25
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    Preferred start for the lough loch llyn lake..

    Black taddy or montana on a slow sinker, failing that a booby. Unless they're rising of course which would be a minor miracle, usually to midges, but it does happen.
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    That inexplicable knot at the rod tip

    Every now and then the line magically creates a knot at the rod tip. Occasionally it unravels after random twists and turns, other times it defeats me, have to admit it's beyond my understanding but perhaps this topology video goes some way to explain it -
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    Guess the Item

    Dustbin
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    Spool line retainer?

    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000314366386.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.738d1ad2FndQEs&algo_pvid=4227d2fd-0af3-4aaf-ada4-4c2780febf95&algo_exp_id=4227d2fd-0af3-4aaf-ada4-4c2780febf95-28&pdp_ext_f=%7B%22sku_id%22%3A%2210000001296143849%22%7D&pdp_pi=-1%3B1.62%3B-1%3B-1%40salePrice%3BGBP%3Bsear...
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