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  1. Oh man. ....looked like a great day on the water- experienced boatie doing it solo with everything under control... but that ending πŸ˜‚ Dave I swear I was laughing with you not at you.... and right at the end - just for a moment I thought you were going to say the stainless shackle snapped πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ glad you didn’t damage yourself ! cheers and thanks for sharing cheers Zoran
  2. Re brand ... I can only comment on their "higher" end stuff... Remember Diawa are largely a wholesaler - and under Aus consumer law, your first port of call regarding warranty issues is the point of sale - the vendor. In my case, I purchased a Daiwa Tanacom 1000 electric reel ... the vendor could not get stock due to the Tsunami in japan delaying shipment to Aus. The vendor worked with Diawa and they came to the party and shipped me a Tanacom Bull 1000 for no additional cost. That told me they stood behind their sellers and their product and their customers when it counted.
  3. Hmmmm. Thanks @PaddyT ... so I took your advice and had a look at the Pakula site .... https://www.pakula.com/btl/ch-10-boat-setup/outriggers.html ... low and behold ... they have this thing called a SHOTGUN POLE .... wow. The concept is identical to my Shotgun Rigger except that I mount mine in rocket launchers and theirs seems to be a dedicated fixture on the hardtop - like outriggers are on the sides ! So that just tells me my concept is a feasible and workable implementation - just happens to be a DIY retrofit effort that perhaps others can adopt - versus a manufactured sto
  4. Bahaha.... there's a lot of incentive to get it right ! Cheers Zoran
  5. Thanks KC. The gremlins were about that day - Both GoPros had SD card errors !!! cheers Zoran
  6. I found my retirement job ! Cheers Zoran
  7. I’m paying $89 for 45kg bottle delivered. That works for me. cheers Zoran
  8. I have solar installed. You can't run your Electric hot water on your solar electric circuit and off peak circuit at the same time. It's one or the other. Cheers Zoran
  9. OUCH ! Sounds expensive in ANY language. I guess I'll wait for the pictures to surface on social media. Cheers Zoran
  10. Live jigging ? .... I saw him pull his pants up ... wonder if he had to change his .....
  11. Hahaha ... yes ... there's lots of sites that give you their theory, but theory with some experience and local knowledge is GOLD πŸ₯‡. ... and as you now know, lots of videos show you deep drop techniques but they tend to focus on the catching part ... not the fishing part ! Bahahaha 🀣 Anyway, I can get similar line tension to when we deep drop, but what I can't get is for the line to be wet when spooled under load. I guess I could soak the spool in a bucket over night etc etc ... but have not gone that far yet. Also, braid ships with waxes and coatings (part of the manufacture proce
  12. πŸ€” hmmm .... if it's all been written before then why does a site like Fishraider prosper ??? Cheers Zoran
  13. zmk1962

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    Nice. Love your forward planning Frank ! cheers Zoran
  14. 5HP sometimes you need a bit more to get out of there. Good luck ! Cheers Z
  15. Great trip and great report Brendo. You certainly managed to fit it all in. The snapper feed a bonus. top stuff cheers Zoran
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