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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 25, 2014, 02:12:57 PM
Sorry, I am not sure I understand your question.
If it swims; I want to catch it!

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 25, 2014, 06:47:44 PM
Brandon do you know the history of the Irabuga evolution? And any idea why it is no longer in production?

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 25, 2014, 07:43:36 PM
That is a bloody old design, that one.
It won't take a lot of imagination to guess why it is no longer in production, Titahi!
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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 25, 2014, 10:52:34 PM
Built like a south african prop? and not much chop for casting?

So its a lure that was just a stepping stone to something else?
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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 25, 2014, 11:49:51 PM
ahh OMG lol..

i mean alot of the guys are saying its more suited for PE 8 work.

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 26, 2014, 05:54:55 AM
There were other lures in the range that were proving more successful.


Built like a south african prop? and not much chop for casting?

So its a lure that was just a stepping stone to something else?
If it swims; I want to catch it!

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 26, 2014, 05:57:59 AM
I think that is a matter of opinion. Don't forget what the EP range was designed for. It was designed for and specially targeted at the older angler so it has been designed with a very forgiving taper and profile. You can't have your cake and eat it too - what that very forgiving profile and taper means is that it doesn't have the lifting power of most of the other rods in the range. In this regard, I don't know how someone judges it as being more suitable for PE8.

ahh OMG lol..

i mean alot of the guys are saying its more suited for PE 8 work.
If it swims; I want to catch it!

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 29, 2014, 04:32:11 PM
isee thks for the advice

say for the CV would the 35 or 40 be better for PE 6?

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
March 31, 2014, 04:34:11 PM
isee thks for the advice

say for the CV would the 35 or 40 be better for PE 6?

Hi Daniel,

There are quite a few PE6-8 rods in a range and choice is not really about what is better or worse. It is all about purpose and preference.

You mentioned you are looking for 8.2ft rod earlier then CVs can be a bit short for your case as they are both 7.9ft.

Cheers,
Tak


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Re: Carpenter product questions!
April 13, 2014, 11:20:27 PM
i c thks

is there a diff between the normal coral viper and the RF SHP?
what does RF SHP mean?

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
April 14, 2014, 02:24:35 PM
Rods are identical. Just some relabeling to fix up the use of some anachronistic terminology
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Re: Carpenter product questions!
May 31, 2014, 11:52:27 PM
Hello,
A quick question on rigging.  Will rigging an assist hook off the front split ring have a negative effect on the action of the Gamma Diablos, bluefish, or sinking Pandora?
Thanks for your time.

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
June 01, 2014, 01:10:04 AM
I have tried running assists of the front of a Gamma and Bluefish and it has a very bad effect on the swimming action. Not advisable in my view.

For Pandora it is fine.

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
June 01, 2014, 01:43:09 AM
I have tried running assists of the front of a Gamma and Bluefish and it has a very bad effect on the swimming action. Not advisable in my view.

For Pandora it is fine.

Thanks, Mark.

Do you think if I fixed the assist via small rubber band to the middle swivel, it will make it work?

I am fishing in a tagging project for YFT next month and we will not be using trebles at all. 

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Re: Carpenter product questions!
June 02, 2014, 02:16:52 PM
Hello,
A quick question on rigging.  Will rigging an assist hook off the front split ring have a negative effect on the action of the Gamma Diablos, bluefish, or sinking Pandora?
Thanks for your time.

Ditto with what Mark said.
But I do run single assist off the back, using a Jobu/SJ41s/Kudako with the same weight as the recommended treble.
For the belly use the recommended barbless treble.
The tail single does not affect the swim action of the Gamma much, especially Gammas above 140grams.

cheers