Droopy elastic

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anyone use hydro find it’s dripping out of the pulla kit after a few fish?

the last lot of hydro I fitted not been impressed with it seems to power up faster than previous batches I’ve had, might be me though?
 

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Have you noticed this as the weather got cooler Pole - Fisher - 90 ? Only it's a known hiccup with these types of elastic's in winter. I do agree with you though. My favoured black hydro isn't the same laggy I was using a few years ago. Try a bit of Preston slip on it. May sort it out. Good luck. ?
 

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Hi all

anyone use hydro find it’s dripping out of the pulla kit after a few fish?

the last lot of hydro I fitted not been impressed with it seems to power up faster than previous batches I’ve had, might be me though?
I pre stretch my elastic but still find after using the first few times I need to re adjust it cut it back a bit more
 

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Have you noticed this as the weather got cooler Pole - Fisher - 90 ? Only it's a known hiccup with these types of elastic's in winter. I do agree with you though. My favoured black hydro isn't the same laggy I was using a few years ago. Try a bit of Preston slip on it. May sort it out. Good luck. ?

to be honest when I used it in September it did the same,seems to have changed a lot recently and I’m sure there’s better elastic out there now?

I’ve got the Daiwa spray that doesn’t do much I always though it should just retract into the top kit
 

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to be honest when I used it in September it did the same,seems to have changed a lot recently and I’m sure there’s better elastic out there now?

I’ve got the Daiwa spray that doesn’t do much I always though it should just retract into the top kit
PTFE bush ok ? Big enough for elastic ?
 

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You could use a mix of hair conditioner and water to lube your elastic.Try i part conditioner to 4 parts warm water and go from there.
Lots of topics about it on here if you do a search.
 

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yes it only the orange F1 elastic through the map pre bushed match kits
Maybe you've simply dropped on a bad batch mate ???? The only times I've really had issues myself is when I fished a match and we had to break the ice to fish. I had to keep dipping 4 or 5 inch of the pole tip under the water as it kept freezing up. Why we fished that day I don't know.
 

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On a different note but Droopy had me thinking back to last night, i though our Gerts Knees were Swollen, turns out she had no bra on :eek::eek:
You do make me laugh you do Wise Owl. Note to self .... Don't go fishing with Wise Owl. ???
 

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On a different note but Droopy had me thinking back to last night, i though our Gerts Knees were Swollen, turns out she had no bra on :eek::eek:

After reading the above mate I'd make an appointment with an optometrist with corrective lenses to distinguish between knees and mammaries! :cool: :p:ROFLMAO::giggle:
 

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One could as i do, use a winder bung

after having your string pulled by a decent sized fish, and finding that it has stretched your elastics beyond the original set tension

pull the bung out and wrap it a few turns more onto the bung
 

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use the the new type slik elastics they are widely available and nick gilbert does them they act like a hollow but are solid and they work very well in winter .
 

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All my elastics need tightening after they've had a couple of outings.
 
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