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lightweight 50" brolly

Post by Bob Watson » Sat Aug 11 2018 17:34

Any recommendations??

My old black daiwa is on the way out, which I'm not too bothered about, it's kin' heavy. I'm looking for a decent lightweight brolly to stick in my quiver, preferably 50"!

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Post by Kev Berry » Sat Aug 11 2018 17:48

Bob Watson wrote:
Any recommendations??

My old black daiwa is on the way out, which I'm not too bothered about, it's kin' heavy. I'm looking for a decent lightweight brolly to stick in my quiver, preferably 50"!
NU fish do a lightweight one, but its grey (lets light through as well)
preston do one that's blue

all the ribs are fibreglass

I have a nice camo one, might last me another couple of years, sadly not made anymore (Waterline )

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Post by Bob Watson » Sat Aug 11 2018 18:27

Looked at them both Kev, was hoping for an after use review.

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Re: lightweight 50" brolly

Post by Mike J » Sun Aug 12 2018 10:43

My old cotton Efgeeco with its wooden stem is lighter than my Nubrolley made of nylon and ally.
Mind you the cotton can leak so needs regular reproofing but you can light a stove under it without melting a hole :laughs:

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Post by davyr » Sun Aug 12 2018 13:16

I''ve been using the Preston Flatback one with the fibreglass arms for a couple of months now, and have been very pleased with it - stable, comes with a couple of pegs in a separate bag, and it's not too heavy. Fits snugly into my Korum 2-rod lightweight quiver and actually improves its balance when using the carrying handle. The only thing I don't like is the colour (blue) as it makes me look like a match angler...

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Post by Carlperkins » Sun Aug 12 2018 18:24

I have a white cable jointers brolly
It’s light and although it’s white it lets the light in.
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Post by Bob Watson » Sun Aug 12 2018 20:16

Didn't need one today, stopped raining as I got on the river and started to spit as we were putting gear back in the car :thumbs:

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Post by MarkBerrisford » Sun Aug 12 2018 21:06

The fox specialist is lightweight but is 45inch and it has small storm sides on it
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Post by Kev Berry » Sun Aug 12 2018 23:17

Bob Watson wrote:
Looked at them both Kev, was hoping for an after use review.
sold quite a few of both, none have been returned as faulty, no complaints about them either, my old light weight is still going but if it suddenly went I would have either of them. pity they not in green or camo.

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Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
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Post by Kev Berry » Yesterday 08:55

Jason Skilton wrote:
Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
Nufish---2.3k
Preston--2.6k

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Post by Jason Skilton » Yesterday 11:04

Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
Nufish---2.3k
Preston--2.6k
They are expensive brollies!
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Post by Kev Berry » Yesterday 11:29

Jason Skilton wrote:
Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
Nufish---2.3k
Preston--2.6k
They are expensive brollies!
compared to a normal 50" nylon brolly (35quid ish for a decent one) its not that bad, Fox specialist brolly is only 45" and £104.99 RRP

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Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
Nufish---2.3k
Preston--2.6k
They are expensive brollies!
compared to a normal 50" nylon brolly (35quid ish for a decent one) its not that bad, Fox specialist brolly is only 45" and £104.99 RRP
You can get the Fox one for alot less than the RRP......best I've seen is 74.00 and its more than just a brolly. I remove the centre pole and use a couple of storm poles instead and it makes a lovely summer shelter.
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Post by Slug » Yesterday 14:04

Carp anglers started painting camo on they shelters a few years ago before all this new camo or black stuff came about. Can’t work out what they were using to do it though they were using paint brushes there’s a couple of Korda programmes you can see it in. I tried the spray paint cans but that didn’t work just powdered off.

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Post by Bob Watson » Yesterday 17:13

:thumbs: It's looking like the nu fish!

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Post by Kev Berry » Yesterday 18:01

Jason Skilton wrote:
Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Kev Berry wrote:
Jason Skilton wrote:
Define lightweight.....I have the fox Specialist brolly and its less than 3kg.
Nufish---2.3k
Preston--2.6k
They are expensive brollies!
compared to a normal 50" nylon brolly (35quid ish for a decent one) its not that bad, Fox specialist brolly is only 45" and £104.99 RRP
You can get the Fox one for alot less than the RRP......best I've seen is 74.00 and its more than just a brolly. I remove the centre pole and use a couple of storm poles instead and it makes a lovely summer shelter.
£55 plus vat in the trade catalogue----somebody isn't making much of a living at £74

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