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by nctrucker
Tue May 19, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Shipping times nowadays
Replies: 72
Views: 3479

Re: Shipping times nowadays

my money was refunded from japantackle very courteously at his request/offer.
by nctrucker
Fri May 15, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Shipping times nowadays
Replies: 72
Views: 3479

Re: Shipping times nowadays

i checked on an order from japan- cork knobs. they had been shipped BUT are being returned to shipper due to CV concerns. bummer
by nctrucker
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Pucker Factor 1000
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Pucker Factor 1000

stuff happens. i had a hood pop up as well. i was on a side road maybe 35-45. safe outcome. bent corner of hood. thankful all was well as with you.
by nctrucker
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: NEW DAIWA TACTICAL JERKBAIT BOXES
Replies: 0
Views: 831

NEW DAIWA TACTICAL JERKBAIT BOXES

looks like a new box is in town. i've gotten long and short versions of their jerkbait box. have not tried the crankbait box yet. i like them. long box has 7 full width slots and the bottom spot closest to the latch is split in two. holds 2 vision 110 baits nose to nose with tail hooks in foam nicel...
by nctrucker
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: What do the Japanese covet ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1694

Re: What do the Japanese covet ?

Japanese anglers go off for some of the older fiberglass rods,i.e. Phillipson's in good shape. Featherweight Champion rod handles are a bit draw.
by nctrucker
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: I’m NOW a Believer
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: I’m NOW a Believer

Back/spinal problems are a nightmare. good to hear of success in anybody's treatment. don't go doing things that'll strain your back again. boy that's easier said than done.
by nctrucker
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Ordering from Mudhole
Replies: 11
Views: 5044

Re: Ordering from Mudhole

i've been ordering from Mudhole about a decade now. always got what i ordered. they're a business. i'm a customer. they've always came through for me. if you have the option of seeing them at a rodbuilding show i'd recommend you do so. some fine deals to be had. as said elsewhere backorders do happe...
by nctrucker
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 9716

ZMAN plastics test

after about 2 1/2 days the zman baits is starting to stick to the baggie, feeling a bit greasy. still no color bleed or any problem with other baits at all. TRD does feel a bit greasy/slick.
by nctrucker
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 9716

Re: ZMAN plastics

no problems after 24 hours with my baits in baggie.
by nctrucker
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 9716

Re: ZMAN plastics

after 11 1/2 hours in a sandwich baggie, there are still no signs of any meltdown. no stickiness. no color bleed that i can tell. i am going to leave the bag intact for the rest of a full day, then check it tonight. and with this i hit 100 posts!
by nctrucker
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 9716

Re: ZMAN plastics

after 2 1/2 hours there is nothing happening. no blob, no color transfer, nada. going to leave it overnight.
by nctrucker
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: ZMAN plastics
Replies: 23
Views: 9716

Re: ZMAN plastics

short term MAY be okay. but when you forget there IS gonna be a mess. like trying to keep the cueball from scratching on a DEAD scratch. it's going to happen. just grab a sandwich baggie for them. i tried to do the wagging finger smiley emoji! soft plastics and hardbaits are risky. zman softbaits ar...
by nctrucker
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: What have you lost while fishing?
Replies: 54
Views: 24848

Re: What have you lost while fishing?

you guys have made me realize a new abu Cardinal rod and a new diawa spinning reel is not all that much.with the whitecaps(little bitty 45 acre lake) i was getting away from i just didn't care. lost a phone out on a lake. no 110's lost to date. happy over that. i remember ish monroe had a BAD day, ...
by nctrucker
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Broken rod and rehab ...
Replies: 14
Views: 6789

Re: Broken rod and rehab ...

that looks like a good repair. i like the spigot material you used. at that point way up on the rod, near the tip, the repair should be fine. keep us posted.
by nctrucker
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Bass Fishing
Topic: questions from a newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 3926

Re: questions from a newbie

are you in eastern ky now? new york? way different fishing between the two.