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by Sinsemilla
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Re: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel

I haven't changed them on mine but my mate has on his. Just look out for changes in the action if you do change them. Don't go too big or heavy. If i was you.. Have a look at motackle.com.au they have a special redfin color. I reckon it would do alright in Eildon! redfinchib.jpg Good luck Mate i ho...
by Sinsemilla
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Re: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel

I haven't changed them on mine but my mate has on his. Just look out for changes in the action if you do change them. Don't go too big or heavy. If i was you.. Have a look at motackle.com.au they have a special redfin color. I reckon it would do alright in Eildon! redfinchib.jpg Good luck Mate i hop...
by Sinsemilla
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Re: Thoughts on the Jackall Chibitarel

Hey Matari, I've got the Chibitarel in the goodang color and my mate has all the other colors they come in.. They swim beautifully and just need a small chin weight if you want to get them down a bit deeper. Plenty of good fish have been caught on them. The only problem with them is how much it hurt...
by Sinsemilla
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification
Replies: 30
Views: 1244

Re: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification

Anth, you are the Dude. Best DYI thread I have read. Very detailed, very informative and easy to follow. I always wondered how the cork grips were looked after. I second the point about resin/glues. I try and steer away from any that aren't flexible, for any application. Now, I'm going to intention...
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rock life
Replies: 37
Views: 1851

Re: Rock life

Love your work Doug!

Anth
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Queensland
Topic: Mitchell River
Replies: 10
Views: 883

Re: Mitchell River

Nice getaway and scenery to clear the mind Will. Wishing your mate all the best

Cheers, Anth
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification
Replies: 30
Views: 1244

Re: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification

smokin_reels wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:59 pm
Your a magician Anth. :thumbsup:

Now go work on your tinny for spring 😂
I can't get motivated with this weather! I did the reels and rods to avoid working on the tinny.. :D

I'll get onto the tinny this week 100%.. hopefully..
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification
Replies: 30
Views: 1244

Re: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification

Thats some great DIY stuff, well done. been meaning to clean the cork handles on a few of my rods myself, but have decided to keep them as is. i was told metho is great for cleaning them. also found that CF drag washers on my reels was tainting the grease into a black colour, so i have switched bac...
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification
Replies: 30
Views: 1244

Re: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification

Love your work Anth Am building a few rods at the moment which are slow going with work getting in the way. Is there any reason you went the Epoxy from the rodworks instead of 24hour araldyte it may be something you can source a little cheaper. I have found the rodworks fantastic in helping me sele...
by Sinsemilla
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification
Replies: 30
Views: 1244

Re: Cork rod handle maintenance, repair and modification

Were you happy with the way yours came out? Whats your reasons for liking cork over EVA? I don't mind EVA but in the case of the Veritas the grip contains a metal spacer close to where I place my thumb. When flinging out really heavy lures or leaning back on a big cod when the foam compresses and t...

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