Sidewinder

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Tizer
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Sidewinder

Post by Tizer » Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:52 pm

Anyone use one of these,I saw a bloke use one today,he had a nice roach as it happened,he has it fixed to his rod permanently and has been using it for years,got to get one or even make one,any thoughts.

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Harry » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:03 pm

A company called Polaris used to make them...
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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Northern_Nomad » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:04 pm

Do you mean the old sticky out thinymebob which clipped onto your rod part way up when ledgering or the newer Polaris float??
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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Tizer » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:35 pm

Not a float,must be the thinymebob

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Northern_Nomad » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:55 pm

I think I've got a thingymebob.

If I can find it you can be the new owner :Wink:
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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Tizer » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:42 pm

Happy days boy,If you find it I would like to buy it thanks. :Thumb:

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Nobby » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:00 am

Horton Evans Adaptacast maybe?

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Northern_Nomad » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:27 am

Or is it this thingymebob.

I've just dug it out and noticed the end eye is missing. It had a spring loaded eye of the type used on jewellery fastenings, necklaces etc and can easily be soldered on. I may even have the original somewhere.

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Harry » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:01 am

Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but pictures and memories

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Re: Sidewinder

Post by Reedling » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:20 am

So it is a quiver type tip? but on the butt. I have one of those indicators with a jewellery fastening and rod clip N-N.

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