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by MadMike
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Overpowering a Rod
Replies: 3
Views: 1576

Re: Overpowering a Rod

What reel and line you run has not got a lot to do with the rod as long as you stay within the rods ability in drag. Once you push past that then you run the risk of breakage. you can also end up losing the power of the rod long term if you do push it beyond it's limits. special care need to be take...
by MadMike
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: New boat
Replies: 13
Views: 2942

Re: New boat

Nice little boats FOM, you will enjoy it. I have a friend with one and he loves it. we've slayed a few very nice kings from it over the last few seasons. They're very easy to handle... Oh and Hiiiiiii everyone! Mike Burgin.jpg My word!!! Where did you fall out of? Good to see ya, Mike. I lurk aroun...
by MadMike
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Tips and ideas to Keep It Simple please.
Replies: 24
Views: 4028

Re: Tips and ideas to Keep It Simple please.

Horses for courses and everyone has a different idea of what works for them. But.... One of the cool things with fishing is variety. limiting ones options limits ones catching ability and also the learning and challenges presented by each different method. Bait has it's place as do softbaits, slider...
by MadMike
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Looking for a Stealth...
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: Looking for a Stealth...

What nominal fee you asking for it HLD?
by MadMike
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New boat
Replies: 13
Views: 2942

Re: New boat

Nice little boats FOM, you will enjoy it. I have a friend with one and he loves it. we've slayed a few very nice kings from it over the last few seasons. They're very easy to handle... Oh and Hiiiiiii everyone!
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by MadMike
Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Appling superglue to rod tip - Good idea?
Replies: 6
Views: 1051

Re: Appling superglue to rod tip - Good idea?

Use Hot glue... it's what we all use to repair tips in a hurry for customers. it also means it can be taken off again next time without delaminating the tip with heat.
by MadMike
Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Legal or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 1364

Re: Legal or not?

Not true Divot. Mpi have been very active trying to stop this sort of behavior... there's been a lot of cases up here recently and they have been onto it real quick. Just because you don't hear back doesn't mean they are not dealing with it.
by MadMike
Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: That Sinking Feeling In the Coromandel...
Replies: 11
Views: 1756

Re: That Sinking Feeling In the Coromandel...

Oh bummer, At least t turned out to be nothing major, although somewhat major at the time.
by MadMike
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: SOLD: Stealth BFS
Replies: 27
Views: 3590

Re: FS: Stealth BFS

Mental wrote:The bananas and pies were bad enough, offering up your kids went to a whole new level :lol:

Been busy this week and haven't had chance to do the full write up, I'll get one done next week after Robs this weekend :y:
HAHA thats classic!
by MadMike
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: SOLD: Stealth BFS
Replies: 27
Views: 3590

Re: FS: Stealth BFS

Mental wrote:
MadMike wrote:$500 and a banana
Can I apply the same pricing in your shop too..? :lol: Working tomorrow..? I'll bring some bananas with me :rofl:

Haha no bananas today Jase, obviously didn't want a contra :P
by MadMike
Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Side scan for P400
Replies: 12
Views: 2562

Re: Side scan for P400

PM Tappy mate, he had a good play with what fit and what doesn't in the Vikings
by MadMike
Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: SOLD: Stealth BFS
Replies: 27
Views: 3590

Re: FS: Stealth BFS

$500 and a banana
by MadMike
Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Toy Monday ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1163

Re: New Toy Monday ....

Nice. Don't like the Alps reel seats myself for a couple of reasons. but they look pretty aye!
by MadMike
Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Side scan for P400
Replies: 12
Views: 2562

Re: Side scan for P400

Don't underestimate the value to a Kayaker, it works phenomenally well because of the slower speeds a yak is moving at... valuable tool for sure...
by MadMike
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Side scan for P400
Replies: 12
Views: 2562

Re: Side scan for P400

Side scan has to sit proud of the sides by the depth of the transducer for it to work fully...
by MadMike
Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted: New FF / Plotter !
Replies: 13
Views: 1835

Re: Wanted: New FF / Plotter !

Garmin! Am loving the new 9" on the boat, After having furuno for years and finding it magical I went Hummer on the Yak, got used to SI DI and the like of and found especially SI more than useful. When I installed the Hummer on the boat however I was a little disappointed so started looking at alter...
by MadMike
Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: The US beckons...
Replies: 6
Views: 1335

Re: The US beckons...

Yeah that would be about 150 cheaper I guess than local market pricing.
by MadMike
Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Softbait Rod & Reel wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Re: Softbait Rod & Reel wanted

Teamcorsa wrote:
sk8e8 wrote:
MadMike wrote:Can do you a Shimano CI4+ 2500 stradic brand new for $210...
Hi

Do you also do a rod/reel combo?
Yes I can do a combo deal if needed, on a Catana Nano for $289.99 ?
by MadMike
Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Softbait Rod & Reel wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Re: Softbait Rod & Reel wanted

A few and because I like you all :P
by MadMike
Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: GoPro Hero 5
Replies: 6
Views: 1739

Re: GoPro Hero 5

That's not a problem with the new camera though eh? with voice command you can A: tell it to record on demand B: tell it to highlight a selection etc and it put's markers in the footage making it easy to find. It sounds like it removes the need for WiFI which was the biggest downer to them and the b...