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by Ian Cameron
Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: An Australian Championship
Replies: 24
Views: 2046

Re: An Australian Championship

Co-incidentaly ? I had a phone call from a Mr Cox of the ACA a couple of nights ago wondering where the weight casting trophy is. The original silver statuette was presented to Reg Tisdell to keep as apparently no-one was ever going to beat his 11 titles. The modern aluminium and plastic replacement...
by Ian Cameron
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Port Macquarie results ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Just noticed,

Scot beat Danny in the last event. Should be 225m. He only beat all the mortals.

Ian
by Ian Cameron
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Port Macquarie results ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Results from the weekend events in order: 56g levelline, 112g LL, 112g art bait LL, 56g leader, 90g leader, 112g leader Leigh Robinson : 192m, 206m 174m 169m 197m 200m Scott Selby : 146m 191m ns ns 212m 335m Ross Garven : 164m 177m 145m ns 152m 156m Ian Cameron : 184m 210m 178m ns 185m 201m Ces Selb...
by Ian Cameron
Sat Oct 18, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Port Macquarie Comp
Replies: 2
Views: 662

Port Macquarie comp to be held on 15-16 November 2008.Tuffins Lane fields We definitely have the field for Sunday, probably for Saturday but will not know if baseball is on till the day. The fields are pretty big though and there should be room for us anyway. As usual, everything is fairly flexible ...
by Ian Cameron
Sat Oct 04, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Championships
Replies: 58
Views: 6699

The skish accuracy was fun but to make much sense out of the Arenberg needs either a six pack or a bottle of good red depending on whether you're a heathen like me or have a bit of sophistication. Could be why some of the fly boys liked it. [could be a subtle dig in there somewhere]

Ian
by Ian Cameron
Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Championships
Replies: 58
Views: 6699

Hi John , Wondered if it was you, only John from those days I could recall. Glad to make contact. Better do something about that beginner under your name. not really doing you justice. I catch up with Ted periodically, not as often as I should. I hear his son can shame us all. I don't have any conta...
by Ian Cameron
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Great Day out _ clinic & comp
Replies: 10
Views: 1575

Scott,

very impressive, well done,

I can nearly see that far.
by Ian Cameron
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Championships
Replies: 58
Views: 6699

Lee,

Good logo, clever.

re ASF,hopefully the new blood will take it to greater heights and wider interest and participation.

John - castingsport ,

If you can remember Ron King you've been round a while. Stumpy hasn't been seen for 25 years. Got a last name ?
by Ian Cameron
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Video PTEC - 1st Casts
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Hi Jeremy,
You are too honest. Most people would edit out the stuff ups

Nice reel
by Ian Cameron
Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Very angry caster
Replies: 12
Views: 1525

The only thing I can remember about arnica was the yummy ????? flavour. Seem to recall it helped me heal quicker but the taste left a lasting impression. Hope you heal well Scott. JD helps me with the pain. The oxygen tip sounds like a good one, thanks Lee.

Ian
by Ian Cameron
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: UK casting Rod and Japanese casting Rod
Replies: 11
Views: 2203

Leigh,

What colour is your 435xx ?

Ian
by Ian Cameron
Sun Mar 16, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: level line setups
Replies: 17
Views: 2167

Hi Leigh,

Probably not, too far and too much on here.

Good luck. See if you can improve another couple of records and get the year started on the right note.

cheers,Ian
by Ian Cameron
Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: level line setups
Replies: 17
Views: 2167

Perhaps if others are interested in level-line, someone should explain the joys of the accuracy event !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Time for a last Coopers [ beer ]. Goodnight all.
by Ian Cameron
Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: level line setups
Replies: 17
Views: 2167

I think mono of the same dia travels better thru the air but the braids are 3 times as strong for the same dia so the new mono would have to be a quantum improvement to be competitive. It would certainly be interesting if it was but the super refinement of mono material might give the same susceptab...
by Ian Cameron
Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: pac comp
Replies: 4
Views: 896

CC440 was designed as a level-line casting rod for 56g and for vets and women who are not strong enough for the heavier KC440.

It will throw a competitive distance in this usage but is unsuitable as a leader casting rod. Many have been sold as fishing rods and it makes a great tailor rod.
by Ian Cameron
Thu Feb 28, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: level line setups
Replies: 17
Views: 2167

Level line with mono has two totally different approaches that both give much the same distances. One is similar to leader casting with shorter- 14ft- rods, similar degree of rotation and relatively heavy line to take the pain [ .40-43 for 112g and .30-33 for 56g] Revolving reels rule this style. Th...
by Ian Cameron
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: braid
Replies: 18
Views: 8959

I find braid indispensable when beach fishing for tailor with cut bait, wire and breakaway sinkers. There is no benefit unfortunately to using overhead reels for most of the previously mentioned reasons except the abrasion theory which I dispute. I use 20lb fireline on a penn 850 with a 2metre 50lb ...
by Ian Cameron
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Pendulum1 First casts
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

I wouldn't worry too much about the line touching the blank. It"s a furphy that it does any harm and too many runners strapped on a rod can affect the action far worse. Keep the bindings minimal and if you hit a fst running fish , point the rod at it. If the line touches the rod while casting, nothi...
by Ian Cameron
Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: NSW State Championships
Replies: 15
Views: 2256

We have 2 different types of level-line comps here. The fishing club one we just had with both casts in each event counting toward the agregate score ie :distance event 1 { agregate 2 casts } =100% distance event 2 } agregate 2 casts } =100% event 3 {the IDIOCY - sorry typo - accuracy } = 100% all e...
by Ian Cameron
Tue Sep 26, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: Tinkering Board
Topic: allvey vs seamartin
Replies: 1
Views: 1844

TheSeamartin puts the same twist in the line as a small alvey the same diameter. This is because it casts as a fixed spool but retrieves as a revolving spool the same as an alvey except the line is pulled across the oscillating arm instead of turning the spool 90deg. Same effect though.They both thr...
by Ian Cameron
Fri Sep 15, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Line
Replies: 5
Views: 2319

Didn't look clsely at the name. Is that the fellow woodworker ? " Stretch " aka Heaney was talking about sufix braid at our NSW comp. Reckons it throws 'outa site ' but wears out ridiculusly fast - just a few casts, less on rough ground. I'm still using 10lb fireline but with a longer, much stronger...
by Ian Cameron
Thu Sep 14, 2006 6:30 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Line
Replies: 5
Views: 2319

Over East most of us are using Fireline. 10 or 14lb for 112g depending on your style and 8 or 10 for 56g. Scott uses "Hercules" braid from Kmart and throws as far ( or Further ) than anyone. Measure the diameter with a micrometer and they are probably all comparable. Don't take any notice of what is...
by Ian Cameron
Sun Sep 03, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Just starting out
Replies: 3
Views: 1510

Huge,

Where are you located ?

If you met up with any of the fieldcasters they would be happy to show you their rods.
by Ian Cameron
Sun Aug 20, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Tinkering Board
Topic: penn 8500ss
Replies: 2
Views: 1901

Samurai NV9 makes a great 7 foot spinning, jigging rod. I use a couple of 220 sabres on my 850s. Pacific Composites blue water spin 8kg are good too. Nothing wrong with the live fires for made up rods.
by Ian Cameron
Sun Aug 20, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: FSU4120 G
Replies: 6
Views: 4087

The first 4120g were straight graphite, if the current ones are graphite top wrap over glass they will be nowhere near as fragile. Hope I didn't mislead you. Leigh - mostly 4oz. Some batches were more durable than others but geez it hurt when they exploded under full pressure. Never found all the bi...