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by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 22 2018 23:48
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Oops. DSLR lens repair.
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Oops. DSLR lens repair.

Hmmm :eek:

Thats a lot of bits.
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 22 2018 22:35
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Tinca time?
Replies: 26
Views: 557

Re: Tinca time?

Too many big particles imo. Personally i go for a crumb groundbait as attractant and 2mm pellets as a main loose feed with a few bigger bits of loose feed like corn sparingly. My idea is keep them there feeding and competing for the big stuff
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 22 2018 00:06
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Another sunrise...
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: Another sunrise...

Very nice :rock:
by Andrew Croft
Sat Apr 21 2018 16:28
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Oops. DSLR lens repair.
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Oops. DSLR lens repair.

Turned the zoom band on the lens and felt some resitance before i could stop it went click (the dial not the cam taking a pic) A lot more often than not it says "Err 01 Communications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts." Contacts are spotless clean shiny. Tried all the tr...
by Andrew Croft
Thu Apr 19 2018 16:36
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Possible solution to timeouts and connection errors
Replies: 10
Views: 230

Re: Possible solution to timeouts and connection errors

the majority of the login problems seem to be ipad and safari. I dont know what the issue is im sorry to say. all I can suggest apart from clear out all cookies is trying a different browser :sad:
by Andrew Croft
Wed Apr 18 2018 22:56
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Times are changing for mole catchers
Replies: 13
Views: 212

Re: Times are changing for mole catchers

ChrisWales wrote:
They don't look they have much energy
oi that was gonna be my line :laughs:
by Andrew Croft
Tue Apr 17 2018 13:37
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Thats cool. could get a tripod in there and back up to the edge of the water with they seats turned around
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 22:56
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Edward.P.A.C wrote:
PS:

Sorry to hijack the thread Perky....

But I think you have all you need to know about a Talon...after all both Ben and Crofty are both experts....though neither actually have one :roll: :wink:
Hold up, I'll send you a pm :wink:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 22:44
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

sympathetic at first, except ben :giggle:

sorry to hijack the topic Carl
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 22:38
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

suffolk si wrote:
Yep, I don't think they will be holding back😁👍(I parked my truck in a river so can't abuse anybody lol)
He put the boot down to do a fancy 180 expecting cheers and congratulations at the pontoon and then BAM! f****d is prop on a rock near the bank :lol:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 22:36
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

what can I say..... :shrug: I didnt expect a f*****g great rock (or 2) to be out in the middle of 5-6ft of water next to the jetty..... :roll: oh right, that old chesnut "could took him but there were 2 of them, honest" naw it was just one big f**k off rock almost subsurface feckin tears running do...
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 22:22
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

2K for an anchor that's only of any use in a few feet of water... :silent: It all depends where, and how you intend to use it Bill. I spend 90+ % of my time fishing the broads, for which this is the ideal tool. The deepest river I fish down here is 15ft at high tide mid river. So if fishing any of ...
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 21:50
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

years ago I seen a kitted out toyota hi-ace. awesome little thing. I drive a Hi-ace for many years, superb vehicles. Mine was a 2.0 petrol, rear wheel drive. Great fun, can go from 1st to 2nd gear without the clutch! we used to have a works one too, not the fancy camper version. I loved that wee va...
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 21:44
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Jimk2 wrote:
This may seem a daft question, I've seen these and always wondered what they do and how they work?
big spike that drives into dirt/silt/whatever. I thought they were rocket launchers.
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 21:43
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

years ago I seen a kitted out toyota hi-ace. awesome little thing.
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 21:38
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

The material writes itself man, it never gets old :lol:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 21:21
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Talon
Replies: 40
Views: 785

Re: Talon

Edward.P.A.C wrote:
Carlperkins wrote:
Are they worth it.
And any uk stock

It even comes in very handy on Windy. As I can pin the boat before grinding the bottom of the hull on the rocks when coming into slip :wink:

:boing:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 15 2018 20:55
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: DIY bivvy?
Replies: 16
Views: 425

Re: DIY bivvy?

Thats my kinda bivvy :grin: with my luck though the local youths would think its a bonfire.
by Andrew Croft
Sat Apr 14 2018 20:21
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: New to me Fishing Motor
Replies: 19
Views: 398

Re: New to me Fishing Motor

Im sure it'l look great when done. What ya doin with the gv
by Andrew Croft
Sat Apr 14 2018 13:14
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Tinca time?
Replies: 26
Views: 557

Re: Tinca time?

For freebies. 2mm pellets everytime.
by Andrew Croft
Fri Apr 13 2018 11:46
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Hooklink Braid
Replies: 30
Views: 343

Re: Hooklink Braid

:thumbs:
by Andrew Croft
Fri Apr 13 2018 10:48
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Hooklink Braid
Replies: 30
Views: 343

Re: Hooklink Braid

Is hooklength braid not different to mainline stuff given braids ability to slice through yer fingers :scratch:

I dunno i never use it but im sure this is the case. Different weave or something else :shrug: im probably wrong.
by Andrew Croft
Fri Apr 13 2018 00:40
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: dave lumb 3 pound test 11 foot rods
Replies: 24
Views: 906

Re: dave lumb 3 pound test 11 foot rods

You dont half post some right loaded topics. I cant work out if your trying to be clever and tell a rod builder how to build rods or trying to s**t on lumbys parade :scratch:
by Andrew Croft
Thu Apr 12 2018 21:14
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: dave lumb 3 pound test 11 foot rods
Replies: 24
Views: 906

Re: dave lumb 3 pound test 11 foot rods

Wtf.

He already said they were not the same blank.
by Andrew Croft
Wed Apr 11 2018 16:44
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Big lure storage.
Replies: 14
Views: 552

Re: Big lure storage.

:laughs: fair point
by Andrew Croft
Wed Apr 11 2018 16:21
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Big lure storage.
Replies: 14
Views: 552

Re: Big lure storage.

Bucket with holes along the top rim as hook hangers.
by Andrew Croft
Wed Apr 11 2018 00:47
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Alternative to solar PTFE
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Alternative to solar PTFE

I wonder if a solution is buying ptfe beads which are readily available and removing the fox stainless steel balls, im sure they unscrew :scratch:

Im not going to get my rod holdall to check now though. I'll wake everyone up :grin:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 08 2018 19:20
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Watersnake Electric Outboard
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Watersnake Electric Outboard

Masterline Walker, Sales@masterline.co.uk when you say electronic unit do you mean the internal switch for controlling speed ? open it up have a look at it. the issue will probably be caused by your battery connections/cable. ive noticed a few slightly melted switches where the cables connect on the...
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 08 2018 17:27
Forum: Piking Nostalgia & Collectors Corner
Topic: Abu Hi-Lo’s Sweden
Replies: 35
Views: 485

Re: Abu Hi-Lo’s Sweden

I'm no expert but they look pretty new. ive got a jointed hi-lo with all the same fittings, so probably not that old. mind you mines doesnt have those little dome things on top of the hooks eye mines is the same as the other ones fittings. :shrug:
by Andrew Croft
Sun Apr 08 2018 12:29
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Tinca time?
Replies: 26
Views: 557

Re: Tina time?

I was out yesterday after them. p****d down the whole day and not a bite. still asleep up here I reckon. another week or two should do it.