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by ausyowie
Thu Jan 19, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Rod Rests
Replies: 16
Views: 10925

Point taken guys, now that I've seen the picture of the Paul Kerry rest I can see what you mean. I might have a crack at making a couple myself. :)

Cheers,

David.
by ausyowie
Tue Jan 17, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Rod Rests
Replies: 16
Views: 10925

Rod rests I have used are simply lengths of pvc pipe from the plumbers shop, "Boots Plumbing" in Maitland. Buy a piece twice as long as you need, they only need to be 500-600mm long at the most and cut through the middle of the pipe like this =======\======== You dont cut each end off to a point an...
by ausyowie
Tue Jan 17, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Daiwa SMF250 on a Kilwell Pendulum 1?
Replies: 9
Views: 6558

John, The Daiwa Sealine Magforce 250 is a bigger reel that the 7000 and has a line capacity of 350 metres of 0.50 mm line and a star drag. It was made back in the 80's and is an excellent reel for heavy beach/breakwall/rock fishing. It is obviously too big for optimum casting distance, but that's a ...
by ausyowie
Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Daiwa SMF250 on a Kilwell Pendulum 1?
Replies: 9
Views: 6558

Daiwa SMF250 on a Kilwell Pendulum 1?

John, This question is probably aimed mostly in your direction, but I'm open to advice from anyone. I have an old Daiwa Sealine Magforce 250 reel that is in near perfect condition. I want to set up with a compatible rod for beach, breakwall and rock fishing for snapper, mullas and bities at the smal...
by ausyowie
Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Crab-free rigs
Replies: 12
Views: 10563

Hi Guys, I'm new here, but saw this post and thought I'd add a simple solution that I learnt over 20 years ago. My suggestion came from a book that I read back then, it simply involves a wine cork (or more than one for bigger baits). All you do is slit the wine cork half way through from end to end....