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Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

Why would I want to run for office? I would rather INFORM people that the $1800 Hardy spey rod is made in South Korea. If you want to pay $1800 for a product that costs about $50 to make instead of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

I just looked it up, and a hardy angel 2 9 weight 14 foot spey rod made in south korea goes for $1895, while a Bob Meiser highlander 9 weight 14 footer, with any custom component you want (such as a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

If you were in the business, or at least in the business and KNOWLEDGABLE, you would know that the lightweight series is made in south korea, as is most of Hardy Reels (if not all). How does a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By tlcrep
Re: R.L. Winston

Well, our economy SUCKS, people are buying about %25 less than before, so this means Winston had to lay off people.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

Hi Joni! I understand your point, human beings are human beings, and it seems like I am saying the human beings in China or South Korea do not have the worth of those in America. I *AM* *NOT*! But...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

You are kidding right? I almost drowned on a steelhead stream because in the middle of wading my teton magnum spool decided to come off and I had to retrieve it from the bottom of the river (ended...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

[QUOTE=axle27;42370]Although I don't have to get one right now, it looks like the clear winner in this is the ***** Creek. It's plastic, weighs 3.16oz. and is only $44.00. What I don't know is if I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel (semi off topic)

Are you still with Hardy since Cortland no longer has Hardy? I am not a big fan of Hardy, even tho I have one (a lrh from my grandfather (dead), that I keep to remember him by, even tho the drag is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By tlcrep
Re: 2wt Reel

I have a #2, broke down horribly, now cant get it repaired because apparently Teton is out of business :icon_mad:
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By tlcrep
Re: TFO vs. St. Croix

Is the ST Croix really made in the USA tho? The tfo is only $89, I dont see how St Croix could compete if made in the USA
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By tlcrep
Re: TFO vs. St. Croix

I havent fished a st croix, but my understanding is St Croix's are made in the USA, do you want to support a company whose blanks are made in korea and rods are made in korea (TFO), or one who to my...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-24-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Hardy, "Silex Major" reel

This is very Inaccurate. Cortland never bought Hardy, they Distributed Hardy in the US, and as of next month Hardy will have it own wholly owned subsidiary run by Jim Murphy running Hardy/ greys in...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By tlcrep
Re: help me find a rod

There are alot. For great value but made in third world countries, Echo, tfo, for great value made in the USA their are a couple made by Sage, Great bay Rods, G loomis
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,058
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Good short backpacking rod?

Great Bay Rods has a moderate action rod called the winding brook that you can get in a 4 piece 6 foot, 2-5 wt, for the very small stream fishing. Really nice action to play fish. Then their is the...
Forum: Gear Reviews 07-21-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,070
Posted By tlcrep
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

Great, a super moderator schilling for a company that has an inferior product, and apparently everyone who has called the owner of the company or emailed him has been treated rudely! Maybe Steve...
Forum: Gear Reviews 07-20-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,070
Posted By tlcrep
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy(AVOID AT ALL COSTS!!)

Check out http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/f13/joni-anglers-roost-serpentine-reel-5982.html
If you still want to buy caveat emptor.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Do you fish with 2 flys? Why not 3 or 4?

Funny, a flotilla of flies covering the whole river :) You should be a comedian. A fly fishing comedian.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Poll: TFO Rods
Views: 1,722
Posted By tlcrep
Re: TFO Rods

Then I doubt you have tried the deer creek series. I have and they cast better than anything up to twice as much, including sage z axis. The only rods I could find that cast better were CND, which...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By tlcrep
Re: patriot fire

Your car comes with a new "world engine" developed by DaimlerChrysler, Hyundai Motor Company and Mitsubishi Motors. It is also in the Jeep Compass, Dodge Calibre, Mitsubishi Evolution, Hyundai...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-14-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Rolling fish (Off topic reply)

The reason why fish roll: they dont have a middle finger :frogdance
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Landing Net material

<warning, sales rep for competing net company>
I have to admit that Fisknat and Ghost nets are light nettings. It really saddens me that Greg can't find a light netting, his nets are about the same...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-08-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,341
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Abel Reels

Frank is right, Able is a work of art to be cherished, other reels may be just as functional but are merely that, functional. It is like someone asking why buy a original Picasso when they can buy a...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-08-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,341
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Abel Reels

You can buy a nice looking large arbor bar stock reel from Great Bay Rods that is nice looking and has machined one way clutch bearing system on them...zero backlash, even with the drag set to zero,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,378
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Do you need an expensive reel ?

Hey Frank, I think I might disagree with you on a freshwater fisherman only needing 2 reels. if someone fishes a 000 weight txl, a 4 weight for trout, a 7 weight for trout, a 7/8 weight spey rod,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,378
Posted By tlcrep
Re: Do you need an expensive reel ?

Hi Joni, you should talk to Greg about the reel he got from Great Bay Rods. A 5/6 large arbor, cnc barstock, the one way clutch is machined, and the drag is used for saltwater for tuna and other big...
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