Serious Prepping Alert

Dave

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Got a match tomorrow which is predominantly silvers and I suspect the water is going to be a tad cooler and clear, so time for a bit of serious prep and to get some Caster rigs set up ......

The prep station....

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The finished rigs ....

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Garbolino DC13 pencils to 0.13 Preston Reflo tied diect to B911 size 18 hooks.
Shotted, ready for action ;)

Chocolate Hobnobs and Tea compulsory 😀
 
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Dave

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Eight rigs, about an hour and a half including getting the gear out and tidied away, so under 10 minutes a rig all told.

TBH I find it a lot easier and quicker in daylight compared to trying to do them under artificial light, especially low energy type. Hence the green mat for background and the table lamp for illumination.
 

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Get a head light Dave, l struggled making up rigs and hooklengths under normal lights aswell.
 

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I've got one in my night fishing gear, thanks, I never thought to use it (y)
 

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Got a match tomorrow which is predominantly silvers and I suspect the water is going to be a tad cooler and clear, so time for a bit of serious prep and to get some Caster rigs set up ......

The prep station....

20220930_205216.jpg


The finished rigs ....

20220930_205237.jpg


Garbolino DC13 pencils to 0.13 Preston Reflo tied diect to B911 size 18 hooks.
Shotted, ready for action ;)

Chocolate Hobnobs and Tea compulsory 😀
What's the idea behind having your tea in a thimble😲
 

Peter

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I just hope that you've got some appropriate elastics in your topkits. ;)
 

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Tie mine on the snooker table, loads of space, nice working height, handy pocket to put spool in and dispense line freely - and green baize is perfect for viewing light lines and small hooks!

Also there's the mother of all lights hanging over it! Can increase the lighting a bit more too if I need via the dimmer, though nowadays I have to limit my time as the wife's constantly nagging about the electricity bill... don't want her to carry out her threat of putting a coin operated time meter on it.
 

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“ I have to limit my time as the wife's constantly nagging about the electricity bill... don't want her to carry out her threat of putting a coin operated time meter on it”

Does she use a hair dryer or curling tongues or anything? Just saying 🤣.
 

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I love organised people - that’s a neat setup and a tidy job done
 

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Looks good Dave. I'm lucky, as I got issued with one of those daylight simulator desk lamps when I joined the Kent Association for the Blind as glare gives me problems, so I can do me spooling and set ups indoors. coloured mats help me too!
 

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I find green baize is the best for working on, you can get it in sticky-back to cover a work surface.
I'd borrowed the misssus's crafting mat this time though as my mat has gone walkabout :censored:)

Right, time to load up and put the rigs to good use ;)
 

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Bet he's forgot his nuggets...😛
 

Dave Spence

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I find green baize is the best for working on, you can get it in sticky-back to cover a work surface.
I'd borrowed the misssus's crafting mat this time though as my mat has gone walkabout :censored:)

Right, time to load up and put the rigs to good use ;)
Yet another item in the Webster households lost and…….errr lost🫢
 
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