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by dedant
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WTB Kayak
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: WTB Kayak

Welcome to the addiction :D Please don't forget to factor in your PFD into your budget. Appropriate clothing for colder months can be aquired along the way, but a correct for purpose and well fitted PFD could be your best purchase, ;) Some would add a VHF radio to that as well.(along with the certif...
by dedant
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: buying fish finder/ chartplottrt from Ebay
Replies: 8
Views: 419

Re: buying fish finder/ chartplottrt from Ebay

Personally I will buy from a local retailer when I can. Shop around for a bargin , money is finite after all. I feel I've wasted much of their time when I go in and talk the ears off the sales staff and walk out without spending anything so I kinda owe them anyway :D Warranty returns, backup info, a...
by dedant
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What did Mike buy?
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: What did Mike buy?

Skimmer? looks like like a lightweight vacumn formed model. :y:
by dedant
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted - Jigging Set
Replies: 24
Views: 1354

Re: Wanted - Jigging Set

Ali_NZ wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:09 pm
Typhoon wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:30 pm
Hay bud have you managed to sort yourself out a jigging set up as yet
Yes - Buying yours on Wednesday Dave
I have it at my place. West Harbour. I am in St Heliers tomorrow morning and then Parnell though. :)
by dedant
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted- Name of the guy that builds trailers
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Wanted- Name of the guy that builds trailers

My son works at BuMac Engineering in Henderson, they have fabricated real slick car trailers if Compass can't help.
by dedant
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ocean Kayak - Tackle Storage Pods - What would you pay?
Replies: 18
Views: 1322

Re: Ocean Kayak - Tackle Storage Pods - What would you pay?

There are times I long for a return to working in fibreglass ! I would have had front we'll , centre well , little box in front of seat and rear fish box all in glass and foam on the 440, but I never would have got the thing up the sand because of the shear weight of it all! :$ Sometimes Systema wor...
by dedant
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Looking For Kayak Spray Jacket (Medium) - *** PURCHASED ***
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Looking For Kayak Spray Jacket (Medium)

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YAK brand basic cag, szM in black & red. Yours for $20 if you want it.
by dedant
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Heavy kayak loading systems
Replies: 24
Views: 1684

Re: Heavy kayak loading systems

I have cradles now after watching a Steve Tapp video on solo loading . I need more practise but yes it is easier than the dead lift and struggle .
I still wish for a Barracuda though, :lol:
by dedant
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: What kayaking gloves should I get?
Replies: 17
Views: 1732

Re: What kayaking gloves should I get?

Opinions please Would the heavy duty sharkskin gloves be good enough for all year round fishing.... am just thinking of the comfort level when it starts to warm up Or is it better to go the lighter gloves over the cooler/colder months then go naked in summer (hands that is haha) Last tie I went nak...
by dedant
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Movie Theatre
Topic: REEL SCREAMING KAYAKS - Episode 9
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: REEL SCREAMING KAYAKS - Episode 9

Informative and entertaining , thank you.
You did have me confused with your "vertical" drying though. :)
by dedant
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Viking Profish 400..SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Viking Profish 400..SOLD

Oh cool! :y:
Thanks Uncle! :* :lol:
by dedant
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Viking Profish 400..SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Viking Profish 400

If you can't sell it straight away mate , I have some room to look after it here. 🙂
by dedant
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New PB and new species
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: New PB and new species

Nice one on your pb :y:
I know what it like "sub" contracting, 13 yrs labour only for the same firm, legalised slave labour some times.
Now it's , " I'll pay you when they pay me"!
Time to win Powerball me thinks :$
by dedant
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bad Back
Replies: 15
Views: 1062

Re: Bad Back

Yep. My back was wrecked from bad posture, rugby and car accidents and falls. Taking up kayaking was the best thing I've done for it :y:
Loading on the car solo however.... :wasntme:
by dedant
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Recommendations for softbait rod
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: Recommendations for softbait rod

Hairy Little Dwarf wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:52 pm
K-Labs are a very nice rod, have a chat with Kev ('AWondering' on the forum).
http://www.klabs.co.nz/Softbait-fishing-rods
Perfect timing, check out the For Sale section, :)
by dedant
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Coromandel Kayak Adventures/Kayak Fishing NZ Get-together 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Coromandel Kayak Adventures/Kayak Fishing NZ Get-together 2017

dedant wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:42 pm
If I have the full ( or almost full) use of my injured arm by then I am in! Cheers. :y:
NOPE! My son is getting married that Saturday. :(
by dedant
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Coromandel Kayak Adventures/Kayak Fishing NZ Get-together 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Coromandel Kayak Adventures/Kayak Fishing NZ Get-together 2017

If I have the full ( or almost full) use of my injured arm by then I am in! Cheers. :y:
by dedant
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Estimating value of second hand rods and reels?
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Estimating value of second hand rods and reels?

Maybe they should ask the prick who stole the gear from you how much it was sold for? Oh wait...that'll mean they actually need to catch the afore mentioned prick. ..Nevermind.
I feel for your loss .
by dedant
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHATUWHIWHI KAYAK OPEN DAY
Replies: 41
Views: 2850

Re: WHATUWHIWHI KAYAK OPEN DAY

I am a member of both FB groups. I follow Robs show because I love it. I will read anything and almost everything kayak fishing related Even good ole boy USA bassin' shows . I want to learn more! However, I do think it a bit rich when someone or a group spokesman claims neutrality and open to anybod...
by dedant
Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kayaker rescued
Replies: 18
Views: 1268

Re: Kayaker rescued

Yep. Fishmaster. I have asked my brother to write up what happened ,step by step so we ( and him) can all learn from it. A very harrowing experience to go through. Herb Spanagel ( sorry for the spelling if that is wrong ) wrote up what happened to him, it was a very sobering reminder that the ocean ...