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by nctrucker
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: I’m NOW a Believer
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: I’m NOW a Believer

Back/spinal problems are a nightmare. good to hear of success in anybody's treatment. don't go doing things that'll strain your back again. boy that's easier said than done.
by nctrucker
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Ordering from Mudhole
Replies: 11
Views: 4784

Re: Ordering from Mudhole

i've been ordering from Mudhole about a decade now. always got what i ordered. they're a business. i'm a customer. they've always came through for me. if you have the option of seeing them at a rodbuilding show i'd recommend you do so. some fine deals to be had. as said elsewhere backorders do happe...
by nctrucker
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 8463

ZMAN plastics test

after about 2 1/2 days the zman baits is starting to stick to the baggie, feeling a bit greasy. still no color bleed or any problem with other baits at all. TRD does feel a bit greasy/slick.
by nctrucker
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 8463

Re: ZMAN plastics

no problems after 24 hours with my baits in baggie.
by nctrucker
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 8463

Re: ZMAN plastics

after 11 1/2 hours in a sandwich baggie, there are still no signs of any meltdown. no stickiness. no color bleed that i can tell. i am going to leave the bag intact for the rest of a full day, then check it tonight. and with this i hit 100 posts!
by nctrucker
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 8463

Re: ZMAN plastics

after 2 1/2 hours there is nothing happening. no blob, no color transfer, nada. going to leave it overnight.
by nctrucker
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 8463

Re: ZMAN plastics

short term MAY be okay. but when you forget there IS gonna be a mess. like trying to keep the cueball from scratching on a DEAD scratch. it's going to happen. just grab a sandwich baggie for them. i tried to do the wagging finger smiley emoji! soft plastics and hardbaits are risky. zman softbaits ar...
by nctrucker
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: What have you lost while fishing?
Replies: 54
Views: 23021

Re: What have you lost while fishing?

you guys have made me realize a new abu Cardinal rod and a new diawa spinning reel is not all that much.with the whitecaps(little bitty 45 acre lake) i was getting away from i just didn't care. lost a phone out on a lake. no 110's lost to date. happy over that. i remember ish monroe had a BAD day, ...
by nctrucker
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Broken rod and rehab ...
Replies: 14
Views: 6048

Re: Broken rod and rehab ...

that looks like a good repair. i like the spigot material you used. at that point way up on the rod, near the tip, the repair should be fine. keep us posted.
by nctrucker
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Bass Fishing
Topic: questions from a newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 3514

Re: questions from a newbie

are you in eastern ky now? new york? way different fishing between the two.
by nctrucker
Sun May 26, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: TDZ guys...
Replies: 10
Views: 1715

Re: TDZ guys...

you know,"slamming a hemi in an old Ferrari" sounds pretty awesome. tell me /us more. you could get to a fishing hole pretty quick and be in style, too.
by nctrucker
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: tatula type-r id
Replies: 3
Views: 627

tatula type-r id

cal did a review on a tatule type-r reel in 2013(6 years gone by and i've not lined both of mine yet)here: http://tackletour.com/reviewdaiwatattyper.html i'm trying to find a spare spool for bfs for one of mine. i'm seeing a bunch online.to my question: is my reel considered a CS, CT, T3?? all of th...
by nctrucker
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano Chronarch 100A, SF, MG turnkey question
Replies: 8
Views: 1272

Re: Shimano Chronarch 100A, SF, MG turnkey question

that's not the schematic i use . on https://www.reelschematic.com/reel-schematics/shimano-reel-schematics/shimano-chronarch-schematics/#gsc.tab=0 there are several bantam chronarch 100 listings. my reel seems to be as shown in this: https://www.reelschematic.com/wp-content/uploads/schematics/Shimano...
by nctrucker
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano Chronarch 100A, SF, MG turnkey question
Replies: 8
Views: 1272

Re: Shimano Chronarch 100A, SF, MG turnkey question

the brake case on the left side plate may have been turned 180 degrees from original. also, the latch may have just been turned short of full tightness. it will still lock up but there will be a bit of play/movement in the side plate. if key is turned full range i'd check the brake case for wrong po...
by nctrucker
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Jigs/Spinner/Buzzbaits
Topic: Favorite small spinnerbait
Replies: 14
Views: 5960

Re: Favorite small spinnerbait

H & H has a some small inexpensive effective spinnerbaits. some of my favorites for creeks/small waters.