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John T.

Member Since 07 Oct 2009
Offline Last Active Sep 16 2018 03:22 PM
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In Topic: Repair question

16 September 2018 - 03:17 PM

Thanks. Will measure the repair piece and wrap. Friend is OK with a stiffer action.


In Topic: Home Made Rod Carrier

07 September 2018 - 01:11 PM

I did notice the lock but my father always said locks are for honest people. Keep it waxed to make it easy to remove the bug guts.


In Topic: Hello after a long time!

07 September 2018 - 01:03 PM

FWIW, our Trout Unlimited website has pretty much gone to Facebook.


In Topic: Bass fly blank

13 October 2017 - 01:50 PM

Actually, an alligator or crocodile can move faster in short distances than a thoroughbred race horse.  From: Death in the Silent Places or Maneaters- Peter Hathaway Capstick.  He brings out a lot of misconception of wildlife.  Read those two books- great reading.  As he states, in Africa, you are protein, like every other living thing.


In Topic: Turning wood

21 September 2017 - 12:19 PM

Hi, everyone!  For great information on woodturning, go to  www.woodturner.org and jump in.  You don't have to be a member to look at things on the forum.  Keep in mind that the lathe is the cheapest part.  You will have chucks, tools, some way to sharpen tools.  Again, here is a good place to start or go the the link.  Woodturning is like rod building- a vortex from which there is no escape.