what is so significant about a Thursday...?
did my weekly shop at local CO-OP today - complete with mask and surgical gloves
3 women (!) brushed past me to shop
one in pajama bottoms was in front of me at the checkout - getting her bottle of Buckfast... say no more
I wont be going out fishing...
dont know your budget - but I found this one on eBay for peanuts
It's a Howald ''Wonderod'' 1280T glass by USA Shakespeare
It is all a bit 'economy' but does the job
the ring wraps were actually fine tape then painted - plan is to re-whip with thread
the butt cap is sprung loaded
(the reel is a...
Maxcatch Stainless Steel Adjustable Fly Fishing Line Winder
anyone bought/used one..?
due to illness i only got on the water once in 2019
and now we're on fishing lock-down
so my lines will have been on LA reels for 2 years
plan to pass my self-isolation by treating then spooling 15...
ditto (y) Dad made us 2 spinning rods from same, glued on shives and sanded
took me to Walthamstow Reservoirs every Saturday - good times then (no ******* igadgets)
first was a fine perch on a Devon minnow on East Warwick
you need to talk to Splinters
my initial thoughts are that sandpaper 'may' round off the edges of the hexagon section whereas a blade will stay flat
talk to 'guidesnblanks re threads, and Roddance ONE epoxy
pictures of step-by-step would be interesting