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    Bonefishing options with non-fishjng partner

    Hi My 50th next year - talking about bonefish trip with the better half who likes the idea of lying by pool in a decent all inclusive resort whilst I fish - had some serious quotes for Seychelles (too much!) And places in Bahamas for Easter (north of £5k) as we are restricted to school...
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    Composite cork handles as found on older loop rods

    Hi All Just sold my loop AEG rod on eBay (yes men in white coats on their way) and it had a composite cork handle the like of which is not seen before or since a burl but very rough (intentionally so) and no ring lines and perhaps the best handle I've ever used but I've never seen them...
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    Quality control on sintrix

    Hi All just taken delivery of new hardy sintrix - lovely action blank but they don't appear to have wrapped thread all the way up the single leg recoil rings - is this normal or is there a reason why they don't do this or down to qc? As a rod builder I've never seen this before Richard
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    Farmoor

    Hi All We went to Farmoor 2 on Good Friday - nice light breeze after the wind earlier in the week. Fishing off the boat we had a good day- the fish were either hard on the bottom with a few rising right on the top and very few in between - stuffed with buzzers but we could only catch them on...
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    Meadow fishery service

    Hi All Just a quick note to relate excellent service for rod building supplies from John at Meadow Fishery. Keen prices and very quick turnaround once he'd decoded my order! Even wraps Richard
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    Scierra and Sparton 10 #7/8 rods

    For sale two excellent reservoir/sea trout rods - I have too many - these are both med fast action the scierra being more of an 8 the sparton being closer to a 7 Sparton stratonymph 10' #7/8 three piece used in good condition in cloth bag - made by the late great Steve Parton Scierra HMSv2 10'...
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    Sage and loop - rare as hens teeth!

    For sale two pretty rare but very popular rods - bought as spares but not needed Loop AEG 9'#5 3 piece unused new in Loop AEG tube and bag £175 Sage LL 9#5 2 piece used but good condition no dings in sage tube with few scratches and sage rod bag £250 Prices include p&p in uk - can send...
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    Hardy and Ari Hart reel

    Hi I have a couple of unused reels for sale that I'm unlikely to use so new home required Hardy sovereign 2000 (black) #2/3/4 numbered (085) as new in box - £160 Ari Hart Kenai (#6-7) in silver numbered (0005) as new in box - £300 Prices Inc p&p in uk Pm for photos Richard
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    Hardy and Ari Hart

    Hi I have a couple of unused reels for sale that I'm unlikely to use so new home required Hardy sovereign 2000 (black) #2/3/4 numbered (085) as new in box - £160 Ari Hart Kenai (#6-7) in silver numbered (0005) as new in box - £300 Prices Inc p&p in uk Pm for photos Richard
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    Greys streamflex #2 and #5

    Two greys streamflex rods for sale which will collect dust this season Mk1 10'#5 four piece in v good condition in original case etc sold Mk II (XF2) 10' #2 four piece in excellent condition with warranty card in case sold Payment by paypal or cheque (posted once cleared) Thanks for looking...
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    Loop AEG

    For sale an unused loop AEG 9'#5 three piece in original bag and tube- bought as a spare but no need to have two it seems. £180 Inc RMSD in uk. Richard
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    Partridge reservoir line 150'

    Hi Has anyone used a partridge reservoir trout line as the "running line" for use on the rudder? In his last article Steve Parton talked about composite lines and this line is a straight wf with a very long running line so looped to LC13 it would be easier than looping multiple running lines...
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    Vosseler spares

    Hi All Anyone know the best route to getting a replacement one-way bearing for my vosseler DC4? is there a uk distributor or better to go direct to manufacturer? Thanks Richard
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