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by DaveW
Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Am I CURSED ?
Replies: 22
Views: 2323

Since you didn't get in Mick does that mean you're available for a pre-fish to show me around :D :twisted:

Dave
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

Last I heard a car was worth more than 10g's.............. and I found the fish myself :twisted:
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

mango wrote:Hommer/Carl, if we all done those sums I think we would realize that there is only one winner in this series.
The anglers?

Not all of us fish for glory or money - personally I do it for enjoyment, and even though the Port River was almost the toughest ABT ever I still had a ball.
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

BTW the ONE legal fish I weighed for both SA events is worth around $2500 in expenses, I should've had it mounted :D
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

Don't go there :shock: :D I got asked how many I'd done and couldn't answer. I knew it was over 30. I reckon a great tourney guide article would be something along the lines of "So, what's it all cost?" I've got this years spending/investment/hobby diary so I know what I spent............. lets just...
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

:lol: I'm talking Bream events - forget about those silly Brown fish that go great on the BBQ :)

And............ Stats are ALL about making you look good, it's just how you use them :D
by DaveW
Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Old results?
Replies: 19
Views: 1327

Old results?

Can't find a link from the Bream site to any archived tourney results - my memories getting a bit hazy and I was actually trying to work out how many Bream events I've entered.............. Do I hold the highest participation record??? :lol:
by DaveW
Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Daiwa 50th Anniversary BREAM Invitational- Final Results
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Strange question, but that's what I do :D

Where's team DAIWA?
by DaveW
Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Port River ABT - Any Sydney Non Boaters want to go?
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Port River ABT - Any Sydney Non Boaters want to go?

If there's any Sydney Non-Boaters who feel like travelling down for this one I'll be leaving Wednesday 3rd and arriving back in Sydney on the 8th. Pre-fish ride included, plus there's room in the accomodation organised as well.

Let me know via PM or 0410872537

Dave
by DaveW
Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Huge thanks to Michael Stewart for his help
Replies: 16
Views: 2107

My prop and skeg are missing some bark too - great to come in and be told to move as there is a rock in the way, back out into a foot of chop, swamp the rear end, come back in 4 foot over and get told you're now on top of it and it's too late :evil: Thankfully my NB was quick witted enough to get th...
by DaveW
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: BREAM, BASS and BARRA Official Noticeboard
Topic: ABT has moved office!!! Ph and Fax numbers updated.
Replies: 3
Views: 1759

Hope the move was fun :D

Any chance of a mobile contact list? I know you've switched at least one around.
by DaveW
Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:34 am
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Classic GF question?
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Thanks Morgs - 150 HO's, sounds nice :D

Now to just qualify................... 8)
by DaveW
Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Classic GF question?
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Classic GF question?

Theoretically, if there are 30 teams in a classic and the first 10 teams have already qualified for the classic GF does that mean that teams 11,12 and 13 qualify?
by DaveW
Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: Rod Locker Storage Rack
Replies: 3
Views: 2603

Try contacting the guys at Skeeter boats as well - I seem to remember them having some left over.
by DaveW
Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: Oil Bath Hubs, Are They Good ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1322

My Durahubs went on the trailer two years ago and I've seriously done around 50000klms on them, with a slight oil top-up needed on one of the hubs around 12 months ago. Other than that I've done no maintenence at all. The biggest trick is making sure they go on right and the inner seal is done corre...
by DaveW
Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: What are the Disadvantages of running a "tinnie"
Replies: 78
Views: 10015

Name and Shame, that's what I say :D

If you know who 'dropped in' at Port let us know.
by DaveW
Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: What are the Disadvantages of running a "tinnie"
Replies: 78
Views: 10015

'Dropping in' is technically someone fishing within 30 meters of you. I seriously doubt if 11 separate boats started fishing inside 30 meters of you. If any of them did, get boat rego numbers, take photo's/video on your phone and show it to the tournament director. I have fished upwards of 150 diffe...
by DaveW
Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:49 am
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Refuelling?
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Hope not 'cause I've done it (STC, not ABT). :D

Just a warning if you go down this road - prepare to pay through the nose, and have a good water separating fuel filter as some of them don't turn over the petrol too quickly.
by DaveW
Thu Jun 12, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: What are the Disadvantages of running a "tinnie"
Replies: 78
Views: 10015

My first 'tournament' boat was a 3.75 Horizon v-bow punt with a 20hp merc on the back. I took that boat everywhere from the Docklands in Vic to the Gold Coast in QLD. Almost everyone was bigger and faster and handled rough water better - nothing like a v-bow punt to test out the spine. I had some (n...
by DaveW
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE - General BREAM, BASS & BARRA Discussion
Topic: Points or places?
Replies: 48
Views: 4322

Hello, my name is David and I am a dedicated tournament tragic (DTT) and also a knob in fast boat (KIFB). all: HELLO DAVID I would like to officially protest the concept of awarding a prize to someone based on boat and/or motor size, unless that prize is for a boat 6.4m long with a 200hp Mercury on ...
by DaveW
Fri May 23, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: New Tournament Rig
Replies: 44
Views: 9226

Hi Elvis, hope those Windsor 'Brown Bream' are treating you well :) She's got a Maxxum on the front now - still a tiller steer as I've found it pretty handy for fishing in the rough stuff. I can't find the information I put up, these days with the much better exchange rate as a rough rule of thumb i...
by DaveW
Wed May 21, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: New Tournament Rig
Replies: 44
Views: 9226

lol I guess when you break it in half coming under the Sydney Harbour Bridge in nasty conditions it's not that great.............. At least the boat stayed in one piece :D
by DaveW
Wed May 21, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: New Tournament Rig
Replies: 44
Views: 9226

Here's my boat bigtez: http://www.ausbream.com/forum/uploaded/DaveW/200719161835_StarbordExt.jpg It's a US built ALLISON, 1997 model XTB-21. For more info on Allisons have a look here: http://www.allisonboats.com/ They aren't available over here and the newer models would be expensive to get over, s...
by DaveW
Wed May 21, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: New Tournament Rig
Replies: 44
Views: 9226

:roll: Lets try this again......... I'm no expert boat builder but from that, frankly uneducated, comment my hull being no more than 900lbs and 21ft long is weak and poorly built?? Please do some research on various boat building techniques, in particular the use of chopped strand fiberglass matting...
by DaveW
Wed May 21, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: New Tournament Rig
Replies: 44
Views: 9226

Re: Comparison?

Every model you have listed (excluding the Haines Hunter Prostrike which is a very well built strong Australian boat) are bargain basement built boats with next to zero features that an angler would want in their rig, Extremely light weight built with most of them listed with the most basic "old" t...