Best 3 most useful purchases this year....?

Whisker

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1/ MAP Seal system luggage
2/ 6 x Preston Supera rods
3/ 1 x Preston Centris NT 420 which arrived yesterday. Not used it yet but I spooled it with line to make my rod up and I liked it that much I’ve ordered another one!
 

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My best 3 purchases have been...
1. Cadence luggage..bought a carryall and pole roller bag so far....absolute quality stuff

2. Tricast Commercial Feeder Rod 8ft delicate but strong

3. Penrose PUPPS system....a bit old school I know but so versatile
 

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I wanted to start fishing bream matches at ferry meadows this year, for a few reasons I didn’t, but it’s give me time to get some essentials together for hitting the matches hard next year

Matrix Duralite Platform
MAP Dual competition 12ft 9 distance feeder
Preston extremity reel
 

solwood

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Guru Slammo disgorger
Drennan superspecialist double rod bag ( slightly cheating as it's my second)
Dynamite sticky pellet flavour
 

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1: Darent Valley 32" and 36" nets and 2 of their 3m extending handles.

Fantastic bargain, absolutely great for Barbel.

2: Okuma Epixor XT 5500 reel.
Amazing little feeder reel for the money. On par with £160+ reels

3: Korda Kaptor Kurv shank hooks.

Super strong and sharp, weed green or gravel brown, and only £2 for a pack of 10 and come well packaged in their own little box with hookpoint protectors. The smallest size 12's have accounted for double figure Barbel for myself and match well to an 18mm dumbell.
 

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Haven't bought a lot of new kit this year - nothing that was particularly memorable anyway - other than a dedicated cupping top for my Preston Edge Monster - so much easier, when larger quantitiies of bait are required, than using oversized kinder pots or similar.

Simon
 

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ha - other than repeat purchases of consumables I've only purchased 1 item this year ... in the middle of May I bought a Daiwa Airity super slim 13m - the first new pole I'd purchased since 1992!!
and I haven't even used it yet!! :oops::oops::oops:

note to self - must go and try it out!
 

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for me its:
Drennan DMS bait waiter.
2nd hand Greys Touren Tactical feeder rod £45 this is a great silverfish feeder rod.
Fox rucksack

I fish remote river swims and the bait waiter and rucksack mean I can walk a long way with my kit easily.
 

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Fire stick
Set of size 4 Almark bowls
Pair of Skechers archfit trainers
Pair of slazenger bowls shoes
Indoor bowler or outdoor Arry, i play indoor and love it as outdoor is to heavy for me.
 

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Indoor bowler or outdoor Arry, i play indoor and love it as outdoor is to heavy for me.
Yes... 😉 indoor, outdoor, grass and artificial... only been bowling since July and I'm skipper of my own 3 already... got a 3 wood game tomorrow and one on Sunday
 

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Haven’t bought many significant items in the last year. I bought two Leeda Concept GT pole rollers and they are cracking rollers at the price or any price if you ask me. Far better than the Maver one I had previously.

Three items I’ve bought previously that I appreciate every day are:

Garbolino seat box which previously belonged to Red Leader. Best £200 I ever spent.

Garbolino Altima 9ft feeder rod. My go to rod every time I fish.

Map 4 wheel trolley which has made my life so much easier.

I am really happy with all the tackle I currently own and don’t plan to buy any more for a while.
 

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Most useful that made a change from simple GAS

1. Matrix four wheel trolley , as an outbox user was happy with the barrow conversion until my back said no more
2. Harkila Cap, waterproof and insulated with ear protection too, pricey but will last and most importantly work
3. Map seal system, no more unpacking and laying everything out to dry each time now when out in the wet, plus stacks well on the trolley and in my boot
 

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Just two items for me (yes I’ve bought lots more stuff but these have been most useful / helpful ).

I was struggling to see clearly tying rigs and hook links so bought the nerdy magnifying specs.

The other item was a secondhand seat box at a bargain £20. That’s helped back pain when fishing my newly purchased secondhand thirteen metre pole.
 

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Just two items for me (yes I’ve bought lots more stuff but these have been most useful / helpful ).

I was struggling to see clearly tying rigs and hook links so bought the nerdy magnifying specs.

The other item was a secondhand seat box at a bargain £20. That’s helped back pain when fishing my newly purchased secondhand thirteen metre pole.
Do they do them in brass so I could complete my ‘steampunk angler’ look? ;)
 

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Purchased a trolley to fish the local matches, yes it comes to us all. And bought a second hand Shakespeare beta box.
 

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A Ridge Monkey head torch. Unbelievably useful for packing away in the dwindling light after a winter piking session.
 
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