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by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: Jigs/Spinner/Buzzbaits
Topic: What knot do you use to tie jigs?
Replies: 21
Views: 4637

Re: What knot do you use to tie jigs?

I remember.
It's good that you wasn't come last year. All summer was terrible heat, fire, smoke, drought, drying up rivers.
This year will probably be even "funnier". Next in line we have - a flood. The average thickness of snow more than a meter, it's much more than usually...
by Vladimir_Kazan
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Jigs/Spinner/Buzzbaits
Topic: What knot do you use to tie jigs?
Replies: 21
Views: 4637

Re: What knot do you use to tie jigs?

Hi Fred, http://vlad.mi.ru/txt/gqs/tuna.htm . The more turns the better, the more tight the better. I use it for many years, only. With 10+ turns not less 70% for new line, and it does not get tired , i.e. for a well used line the digit tends to 100%... and more :) Just for braids, not for mono, for...
by Vladimir_Kazan
Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 359
Views: 238472

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

Jokes aside, key word here 'baitcasting' (presents in my poll and absents in Cal's poll). Well known that in US the bass anglers prefer Daiwa as spinning reel and Shimano as baitcasting reel, so... the comparison of these polls results shows only one thing: Daiwa spinning reels really are popular he...
by Vladimir_Kazan
Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Yendor?
Replies: 13
Views: 3282

Re: Yendor?

Be careful Rod... Blondes wait for you
by Vladimir_Kazan
Tue Mar 15, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 359
Views: 238472

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

dragon1 wrote:There is a difference...

Everyone loves fine wines and slender girls, but lives with a [...] woman and drinks vodka.
by Vladimir_Kazan
Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum
Replies: 13
Views: 4487

Re: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum

We all are right, and it's good... But sometimes - it hurts! :D
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 359
Views: 238472

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

brokeneye wrote:this is kinda like that commercial

More banners needed
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum
Replies: 13
Views: 4487

Re: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum

For me - to collect the beard fragments
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum
Replies: 13
Views: 4487

Re: Not just “Smoke” and Mirrors, Quantum

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Why you install the washer that way? What function this washer (so installed) performs?
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 359
Views: 238472

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

Thank you vArm,
As always I'll make a resume on them, with links/comparisons to previous polls... But later. For me dark bar now, no mood for it, sorry.
Later!
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Which is your favorite rod company?
Replies: 327
Views: 224223

Re: Which is your favorite rod company?

Batson Enterprises /Cascade Ltd/ blanks with Dmitry Ganeev handcrafting, only.
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 359
Views: 238472

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

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For 2011 I vote another
by Vladimir_Kazan
Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: A New beginning for Me & TT!
Replies: 24
Views: 4337

Re: A New beginning for Me & TT!

Green?.. We call it "the color of children's surprise" ;)
by Vladimir_Kazan
Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: A New beginning for Me & TT!
Replies: 24
Views: 4337

Re: A New beginning for Me & TT!

Reel & wheels in one color scheme... You are an aesthete.
by Vladimir_Kazan
Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Daiwa - Brand new reel concept?
Replies: 55
Views: 5310

Re: Daiwa - Brand new reel concept?

Yes, five years ago we here advised Daiwa to do so. But the drive unit of the levelwind mechanism they left the same - which was in large reels 50 years ago and moved to the reels with disengaging levelwind virtually unchanged... And this is basically and principally a mongrel technical solution her...