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  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Chub Rod Advice.
    I bought the 12ft, 1.25 Drennan Twin Tip Duo and it is a nice rod but other than being a foot longer than my old John Wilson (model...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Ridiculous postage.
    At ridiculous prices! I'm all for supporting my local tackle shop but some items just seem to have crazy mark ups (aka carp tax).
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Ridiculous postage.
    pva products.....look at their ebay listings here...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread River trent barbel rods.
    Fishing the Trent.............is a bit of a broad statement. Have you narrowed down the area you intend to fish? I have a membership...
  • John Newman
    Just seen these on the LIDL website. Could be useful for attaching extra items to your rucksack...
  • John Newman
    Clutch all the time. Modern reels have decent clutch mechanisms, so why not use it? Backwinding looks very awkward to me.
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Thoughts on rod selection..
    I think I have said it before on here but I am convinced Free Spirit would sell more rods if they had more dealers but maybe they are...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Chub rod advice.
    I recently bought the new Drennan Twin Tip Duo in 12ft 1.25TC and to be honest cannot say it is any better than my old John Wilson Avon...
  • John Newman
    Attaching the chair with a bungee cord looks good but as a back pain sufferer I might struggle. I will see if it works with my Korum...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Rod choice ..
    I would think you only need 2.75's if you are going to be chucking out some serious feeders/leads a distance. I have the Free Spirit...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Arlesey Bombs online.
    Plenty of sellers on ebay and they usually offer a variety of finishes. Mostly aimed a the carpists so tend to be more variety in over...
  • John Newman
    John Newman replied to the thread Muckboot arctic sport.
    If you are after a pair of Muckboot Arctic Sports then email Matt Marlow at matt@heritagesaddlery.co.uk he has a few remaining pairs if...
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