Mum's the word

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Hovis
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Mum's the word

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Bless her. My dear old Mum has just made me these wonderful rod bags. She knows I like to dabble in rod building and restoration and didn't want them getting damaged after. I think she's done a great job. Heavy duty and well made. These will last longer than me!

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Very nice, she should set up a business!
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Harry H
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Good old mum :Thumb:
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Lea Dweller
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Well done Mum, a great job! :Ok:
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Wanderer
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They look very nice, she is obviously good with a sewing machine.

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Fredline
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I can see orders on the way.
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Silfield
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They look great, did you have any input on the design front as they have the look of practicality and quality about them.
:Hat: to your mum.

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Coral Maestro
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Post by Coral Maestro »

Wish I could use a sewing machine like that. Well done!
The dace is both lively and lean,
With a beautiful silvery sheen;
He'll snatch at your flies
With a lightning-like rise
And unless you are sharp, he's just been.
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Liphook
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Lovely job Ma Hovis :Thumb: I wish my mum could still sew but these days she can't remember my name :roll:

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OldRod
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Post by OldRod »

What would she charge for a bag for a 3 pieces 12 ft rod Hovis?
At the end of the game, the pawn and the King go back into the same box........

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