Pellet wagglers

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fishing king

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Hi all,

I no this topic has been under discusions quite a bit lately. But i have had a go at making my own and to be honest they arent bad. ok they dnt look as good as the real deal but they do the job.

I was just wondering if any one has made any for themselves and how they attatched the float to the line?

Thanks.
 

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Originally posted by fishing king

Hi all,

I no this topic has been under discusions quite a bit lately. But i have had a go at making my own and to be honest they arent bad. ok they dnt look as good as the real deal but they do the job.

I was just wondering if any one has made any for themselves and how they attatched the float to the line?

Thanks.

I take a large sea fishing swivel and drill out a hole in the bottom of the float wide and deep enough to house it so that just one eye of the swivel is visible. i then drill a small pilot hole through the ey which is hidden inside the float and screw a very small screw in which goes 3/4 of the way throuhg the float (this is countersunk) then a bit of araldite in the base hole and a little mixed with some balsa dust over the screw head and you have a very neat and effective "eye" that comes in at a few pence. i prefer it to dowel, i just feel it is less likely to be defective
 

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I've just tested the strength of the "eye" i have decided to try and use and it held strong under 15lb's of pressure which bottomed the scales out. it took a fair bit of pressure to bent the swivel nevermidn rip it out!
 

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Originally posted by metalforever



I take a large sea fishing swivel and drill out a hole in the bottom of the float wide and deep enough to house it so that just one eye of the swivel is visible. i then drill a small pilot hole through the ey which is hidden inside the float and screw a very small screw in which goes 3/4 of the way throuhg the float (this is countersunk) then a bit of araldite in the base hole and a little mixed with some balsa dust over the screw head and you have a very neat and effective "eye" that comes in at a few pence. i prefer it to dowel, i just feel it is less likely to be defective

Christ thats a mad crazy time consuming way of getting a waggler attached to line! LOL, it risks spliting the wood as well as. Run a cocktail stick into the bottom of the waggler, araldite it in. Make your own float adapters by cutting little bits of hollow laccy, like red hydro, and push a size 14 swivel in one end with a dab of waterproof super glue till it covers over to the eye. Bobs you uncle, you can change wagglers quickly when you need to as you often do.
 

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The other problem with gluing the swivel directly into the float is if you need to change the float, you have to trash the rig and start again.
 

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Originally posted by maxwell_hung

The other problem with gluing the swivel directly into the float is if you need to change the float, you have to trash the rig and start again.

i use a magical little device called a float connector[:D]
 

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...another thread that has me scratching my head....whats a pellet waggler?...what can it do that a normal waggler can't?
 

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Rooster, basically they are wider heavier versions of a chub float, usually self cocking/pre loaded.
There are loads of different versions about.

The only thing they do different to a normal waggler is the fact that because of their size/weight, they allow you to cast greater distances than say a 6 AAA waggler.
Also, due to their weight and size, some of them are quite effective at causing self hooking.
They are usually used for match fishing for carp.

Have a look here, and you will get a better idea....


http://www.swiftys-fishing-tackle.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=7176
 
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