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Korda Subline 12lb.

 

I have no idea what persuaded me to buy a Korda product, maybe all te subliminal messaging got to me, or maybe they are so successful, it must be good, right?

But 3 months ago I purchase a spool of this. And what complete and utter garbage. I have never used a line as bad as this. Last season was spent on ESP syncro, and ESP crystal, both performing well, but I think this year I will be back to old faithful, diawa sensor.

 

Bad points.

 

*It's very wirey, and will not lay nicely on a spool.

*it suffers increadibly from twist, If you play fish on the drag, a avoid at all costs.

*it sinks, but IMO a little too quickly, it doesn't just sit nicely over debris, the weight seems to pull it into every crevice, no matter how slack your lines, they will be bowstrings in a few hours.

*in clear water it can be seen very clearly.

*£20 wasted.

 

 

Good points.

 

*it comes in a nice tin, useful for PVA bag and other nick nacks.

*even when the spool is full, it stays on, it is not springy like some other lines, although, it probably stays on because it is horrible and wirey.

*Make sure no one sees you using the tin. (Not a good point really, but a point that needed to be made)

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TF GEAR DELUXE BEDCHAIR

 

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I finally retired my long time serving, 10 years old Terry hearn Specialist 3 leg bedchair. All the elastic had perished and y todays standards, it was just too heavy for my short overnighters.

 

2 months ago i bought the TF gear bedchair, at the time i was regularly fishing a bank where it was easier to not take a barrow and just carry everything in one short trip, often setting up in the dark, and leaving at first light. So i looked around for something light. I ended up in Go outdoors, as they actually had a decent array of bed chairs to look through. The TF gear Delux was on offer at £45, an absolute bargain! I looked through everything else and at double the price, they really were not much better, and were much heavier.

After 2 months fishing with it, all i have to say, is that it's probably best that you just slept on the floor. The bed is pretty small, something that in the shop did't seem an issue even at 6ft1, as probably due to some chidhood issue, i generally curl up in the fetal position when i sleep.

However, there are metal bars that run along the underside, that once the elastic has worn a little, means you end up lying on them, resulting in a very poor nights sleep, not really what you want before a meeting at work.

 

All in all, i would say this chair is fantastic for what it will now be used for, My Mrs. If you are a petite woman/child/homunculus the this is a pretty good purchase.

 

 

Pro's

 

*Very cheap

*Very light 8kg

*Sleeping bag fairly easily folds up in it

 

Con's

 

*Bloody uncomfortable if you are over 3stone

*Too small

*Its made my TFG, so although it seems good quality, don't be surprised is it suddenly explodes.

 

 

 

 

Fox Flatlighter

 

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I went into Exeter angling today with a view to look at all the bedchairs on show. I came to the conclusion that as my last chair lasted me 10 years and i have a pretty bad back, i was just going to walk away with whatever chair fitted my needs. Long story short, i ended up purchasing the new Flatlighter. I have not used it yet, so cannot fully review it, but so far am very impressed. Very light, and very comfy. The bag feels to be of a very high quality, something like you would expect to spend around the £100 for, which somewhat almost, validates the price. Will update once i use it properly.

 

 

Pro's

 

*only 12kg including sleeping bag

*Very roomy, without taking up too much space

*Good quality bag attached, with crash zips that so far, seem to work.

*Folds up very small

*Legs adjust very easily

 

 

Con's

 

*The price, oh god the price.

*Not sure how the bag will fare up in the dead of winter. However, hopefully with a half decent cover, it will do me.

 

 

 

NASH EVO METRO BARROW

 

 

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NASH TRAX METRO BARROW

 

 

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I went in to purchase the trax evo barrow, before realising how enormous it was. I was quickly talked into buying the much smaller more useable metro. In recent years i have not used my old nasshy barrow, finging it much easier to just carry everything. However, i though it be time i invested in something decent. I must say im very impressed, very solid, very sturdy, and although its very heavy, you would not realise it when pushing it.

 

 

Pro's

 

*Easy to push

*Looks badass

*Easy to adjust

*Easy to assemble and disassemble

*£150, i didn't feel to be unreasonable

*Comes free with a high quality barrow bag

 

Cons

 

*Heavy, due to it being well built, however doesn't feel like it to push it

*No side rails. But by putting the bedchair on first, you can fold out the legs and make your own

*Knobly tire isn't great on flat tarmac

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Chub Outkast "Small Water" carp rods.

 

I tend to fish smaller venues, where massive chucks are not required. I also prefer fishing "light" trying to keep my weights as small as possible, along with my lines etc. I also love a bit of surface fishing and free-lining.

I've got a couple of "beefier" rods, but was ideally looking for something a bit lighter, and possibly shorter, as I personally find a shorter rod easier to handle.

I purchased two of these rods earlier this year, and am over the moon with them. 11 foot long, and only 2.25tc they are ideal for the majority of the fishing that I do. Fishing small running leads, stringers or small PVA bags they are in their element. You can also flick a piece of crust or bread flake out with ease.

They are extremely light, and pairing them up with a couple of 4000 size reels give you a combination that you could quite happily hold all day if necessary without it becoming a chore.

I am off to France next year to fish a water where the size of the fish are slightly bigger than I am used to over here, not massive (up to about 40lb) but I'm fairly confident that these rods will handle it.

They are well finished, and I think they are great value for money at around £70.00 per rod.

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Big Carp Tiger line in 16lb.

 

Having used fluros in the past, and not being able to cast far, I have recently been searching down the heavy mono route. I have come to the conclusion you cannot replace fluro with anything! If you want to fish slack lines, it HAS to be fluro, not coated, not heavy mono it doesn't work. Mono takes on water, and develops neutral buoyancy over time. So my quest was to find a fluro I could fish at distance.

 

The cost.

The cost had been putting me off, £70 a spool. At first glance seems steep, but the reality is, 1000m will easily easily fill 3 big pits. Most fluros come in much smaller spools, and you end up either paying more, or spooling up with less line.

Mono takes on water over time and deteriorates, as well as being effected by UV, neither of these things effect (affect?) Fluro, so in theory, if it looks good condition, you can continue to use it.

 

How does it perform?

 

Fluro gets bad press for breaking below the stated test, however this is due to poor knot streangth stone, notif the correct knots are used, it is fine. Knits have to be the non strangulation trype.

So, tiger line? I have used other fluros, and just can't cast them well. After using tiger line for the first session, it was a little coily, as it usually is until it settles. As I was packing up, I took a 3.5 oz lead and gave it a few casts to bed it in. It very quickly started the settle down, and to my surprise, I'm no caster, but I was hitting 110yards with a maximum of 118.

My rods are not set for distance, and 3.5 oz is a bit over gunned, so I was massively I impressed. I believe Terry Edmonds has cast over 200yards with it!

Sinks like an absolute stone instantly, none of that irritating slowly sinking for hours, untill its bow string tight in the morning.

 

Tiger line is a fluro that almost behaves, and casts well. Well recommended! I will update after several more sessions use.

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About 18 months ago i was wanting to try a fluorocarbon mainline .

I felt that in order to get the best out of my slack line / running lead set up i needed a line that was going to sink and stay sunk .

Because i dont need to cast long distances ( which is just as well cos i cant cast for toffee :)) then a fluorocarbon made sense , i just didnt and couldnt pay (what i consider to be) fortunes for it and unfortunately , compared to mono , thats what you have to pay for fluoro.

 

So i started combing the net for fluoro fishing lines and eventually came across this .

 

Now i'm going to post a link here . I'm pretty sure this is just an independent review .

It's not a link to an ebay item and im not asking for advice on how to sell something :

 

http://bassfishingdem.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/vicious-fishing-fluorocarbon.html?m=1

 

 

I picked upu 800 yards of this stuff for about £11 + postage of about 6 or 7 quid .

 

I suffered the usual problems with breaking in a new fluoro line , exacerbated by not knowing what to expect .

Birds nests whilst spooling up , coiling , line flying off the spool etc .

I got plenty of assistance on this forum and that plus line conditioner and the use of Musclin sinker helped me get it under control and after stretching it out and a couple of dozen casts it bedded down fine .

Its sinks like a brick , quickly , i cant see it underwater and it knots well providing its well lubricated .

I've also never noticed any damage to it during/after use and i do check it regularly .

I've had the same line on my spools ever since and if anything it performs and behaves better the longer its been there .

Casting wise , although i am a rubbish caster anyway , its certainly as good as i can chuck the mono that i have on my spare spools .

So there you have it .

VICIOUS fluorocarbon line .

The yanks use it for Bass fishing and Newmarket uses it for carp fishing , at a fraction of the price of uk fluorocarbons .

 

Since i've had this stuff they have brought out a new pro-elite version which you can get for about £25 for a bulk spool so i may even invest in that next time .

Just thought you people might be interested .

Its good stuff & i'm well pleased :)

Edited by nigewoodcock

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http://www.carp.com/topic/19941-vicious-fluorocarbon/#entry231656

 

About 18 months ago i was wanting to try a fluorocarbon mainline .

I felt that in order to get the best out of my slack line / running lead set up i needed a line that was going to sink and stay sunk .

Because i dont need to cast long distances ( which is just as well cos i cant cast for toffee :)) then a fluorocarbon made sense , i just didnt and couldnt pay (what i consider to be) fortunes for it and unfortunately , compared to mono , thats what you have to pay for fluoro.

 

So i started combing the net for fluoro fishing lines and eventually came across this .

 

Now i'm going to post a link here . I'm pretty sure this is just an independent review .

It's not a link to an ebay item and im not asking for advice on how to sell something :

 

http://bassfishingde...carbon.html?m=1

 

 

I picked upu 800 yards of this stuff for about £11 + postage of about 6 or 7 quid .

 

I suffered the usual problems with breaking in a new fluoro line , exacerbated by not knowing what to expect .

Birds nests whilst spooling up , coiling , line flying off the spool etc .

I got plenty of assistance on this forum and that plus line conditioner and the use of Musclin sinker helped me get it under control and after stretching it out and a couple of dozen casts it bedded down fine .

Its sinks like a brick , quickly , i cant see it underwater and it knots well providing its well lubricated .

I've also never noticed any damage to it during/after use and i do check it regularly .

I've had the same line on my spools ever since and if anything it performs and behaves better the longer its been there .

Casting wise , although i am a rubbish caster anyway , its certainly as good as i can chuck the mono that i have on my spare spools .

So there you have it .

VICIOUS fluorocarbon line .

The yanks use it for Bass fishing and Newmarket uses it for carp fishing , at a fraction of the price of uk fluorocarbons .

 

Since i've had this stuff they have brought out a new pro-elite version which you can get for about £25 for a bulk spool so i may even invest in that next time .

Just thought you people might be interested .

Its good stuff & i'm well pleased :)

 

how you finding it now NM, now that you have had a while to get used to it?

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The only thing i dont enjoy about it is its memory .

 

As i tend to fish slack most of the time it looks a bit unsightly as it tends to coil up between the stow indicators and the rod tips ( something that Phil chillfactor picked up on in a photo i posted on my " believe it" thread ).

 

Having said that it hasnt affected my fishing at all and im a lot happier with it than i thought i would be .

I had a bit of a nightmare with it when i first spooled up but it settled down very quickly .

 

I catch fish with it , thats all that matters to me .

 

I have Gardner pro Carp mono on my spare spools but although i have used it once , i've kept using the vicious .

When i do replace it will either be the same stuff or their newly released vicious pro-elite fluorocarbon which is slightly more expensive.

 

I recommend it to anybody that wants to experiment with fluoro but is put off by the £60 price tag that comes with the tiger line .

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well as iv e said in another  thread ive just returned from a week in france and used my new penn 7000ld reels for the first time and im more than happy with them. the line lay is very good. they cast very well and are very smooth to wind. i couldnt fault the clutch either. over all im very pleased with them. my one and only issue with them and this could just be me but they feel plasticy( sorry if thats not even a word lol). this maybe because they are a very lightweight reel and all my other reels have been chunky/heavy bigpits. so for me 8 out of 10 for performance but 10 out of 10 for value.

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Finally managed to grab a few mins yesterday to put this up and have a good look at it and have to say it looks a great bit of kit for the money.

So as I said in my post on Friday the first thing that struck me was the size and quality of the zip bag that it comes with, no fighting to pack it away. It also comes with a set of good quality pegs in a separate sturdy bag.

 

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Once out of the bag the quality of the material really stands out, I compared it to my MK2 Aqua armo and it looks every bit as good if not better than aquatex (it's certainly looks more robust), although only time is gonna tell on this.

Erection was a doddle, even without a removalable centre pole that I have been used to.  It has a low profile centre boss with no bell cap, very similar to the fox supabrolly, which leaves plenty of head room. It also comes with an optional tension bar like the fox but unlike the fox this does not have to be threaded though but simply clips onto the ribs either side of the opening, very simple and adds a great deal of tension

 

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Like any brolly when using it open fronted it can be set up at any height to suit. The storm poles that are supplied seem exceptional quality to. The ground sheet is only a light weight weave type but I can't see me ever using that so it is no problem.

The infill zips in easily in seconds and fits like a dream, with a mozzi mesh door and a velcro in clear window.

 

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I have to say I am more than impressed. looks every bit as good as the supabrolly and in a lot of ways possibly better. Time is obviously gonna tell but I'm quietly confident it will last the test of time.

 

 

 

 

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well, what can i say, after spending many many nights on the bank with my knees banging on the frame of my bed or my feet hanging over the end and getting cold my thoughts started to roam toward a bigger bedchair.

after reading a review on a bedchair by Dovii i got to looking around and came across the cyprinus wide guy double, i liked the look of it and even more i liked the price tag of £129.99.

the bed comes as a four leg setup and that means that you can sit anywhere on the bed without catapulting it into the back of your head, this is a bonus when fishing alone as it means you wont be spending a long time on the floor in an unconscious state after being knocked out by the very thing you hoped to be sleeping on :lol:

 

the dimensions are as follow, L 210cm W 109cm H 38cm and weighs in at an impressive 9.5 k.

it is worth noting that the height of 38cm is with the legs fully collapsed and with a leg extension of over 20cm this is enough to level the bed on the worst of pegs.

 

the dedicated cyprinus hand wheel ratchet system is not intrusive either as it only takes a quick twist to lock or undo the reclining head, indeed i actually used this for the first time by reclining with the leg extension as i forgot about the hand lock :lol:

other features you may be interested in are

  • The biggest mattress on any bed on the market.
  • Extra double layer padding on essential points.
  • Integral super soft pillow
  • Double braced legs, and frame design to achieve total rigidity
  • Unique grip lok leg adjustment system
  • Pivoting, extra large, mud-feet enhance stability and load spread on soft ground
  • Cyprinus hand-wheel ratchet system, cleverly designed to minimize hand-wheel jamming
  • Swivel and fold flat mud feet
  • Four double legs for ultimate strength and rigidity.
  • Rated to over 250kg / 39 Stone!!!!!!!!!

 

 

now to the good bit, i first used it on a recent social at CM's estate lake and a few of the lads commented on how damned big it was and even in my two man bivvy it looked humungus, so much so that i was starting to get the feeling that i had made a mistake, but i easily shoe horned the rest of my gear in and got it presentable, made up the bed and then sorted my kit out on the bank so that everything was to hand.

night came and with it the best nights sleep on the bank i had ever had, even after a 3.30am wake up lol

i would recommend this bed for anyone with back problems or even if you move around a lot as you could possibly 3 point turn a mini on this bed :lol:

i have linked a cyprinus demo vid for the sake of ease as a picture is worth a thousand words but a video tells the truth :lol:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJFsSvZp2iM#t=89

 

i will review the sleep system another time as at the time of the social it had not arrived, but i will say this, it looked so good when i unwrapped it that it went straight on the bed and i climbed in on the drive and stayed there for half an hour chatting to the neighbor :lol:

 

lata peeps! Jon

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You will have a lot to answer for Jonno, that bed wont fit my little bivvy, if i buy the sleep system , i will have to get a bigger base camp, if i do that, the pits are calling, more tickets cos i will still fish the Estates and the river, you are expensive to know, you got me thnking, Ecton, St Ives, and all points in between.

 

hahaha!! you know you wanna :lol:

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You will have a lot to answer for Jonno, that bed wont fit my little bivvy, if i buy the sleep system , i will have to get a bigger base camp, if i do that, the pits are calling, more tickets cos i will still fish the Estates and the river, you are expensive to know, you got me thnking, Ecton, St Ives, and all points in between.

You never sleep when you go night fishing, CM, so it'll be a total waste of money :wink::P

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TFG Hardcore Brolly

 

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As a regular bivvy angler, who uses and abuses his gear I really do put my tackle through its paces.

 

It is over a year since I bought my bivvy, and it has really been through the mill.

 

I wanted a brolly system as I don't like the current fashion for 'over large' domes. Most new Domes don't fit particularly well into a rod holdall or quiver as they are simply too big for the brolly pocket. I also prefer the ability to use or remove the door and even the whole front of the bivvy if required, and not all domes can do that, and I was also concerned about price as well as size inside the shelter. As much as I like the Fox Supa Brolly System, I could not justify that money!

 

Now bear in mind that on most waters I prefer to be looking at the water I am fishing into, so I have been known to set up facing into a rather strong westerly, one or two of which actually broke the spoke wire holding it onto the central brolly boss, but a repair with garden wire was able to be affected.

This was user error, not equipment failure!

 

I am able to get the gear inside for a week trip, bedchair, rucksack, food bag, tackle box and bait bucket, and I can even fit the marker and Spod rods in the rod holdall at the back of the bivvy, along with my folded down chair. The bedchair actually goes far enough forward close to the door so that I don't crack my head on the umbrella boss when I sit back across it.

 

The brolly goes up fairly quickly, around 5 minutes, using the storm sticks and storm poles, and then pegging it down with the screw in pegs supplied.

My suggestion is to lay the groundsheet down first, and then the bivvy up on top, and Velcro the two together. That way the groundsheet fits properly.

 

The brolly comes with the storm sides fitted as standard, but the whole front can be unzipped, also standard is the mozzi screen, and a zip down plastic door, which as you can see, I leave rolled and clipped up.

 

I can honestly say, it was £160 that I was happy to spend, although the selling price has gone up by £10 since that time.

 

This was in the middle of winter, complete with extra floor mat, or Lino, and an additional unhooking mat just in front of the bedchair, and you can see the chair behind the bedchair.

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Fox R2 Standard Camo Bedchair

 

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Key Features

 

Fold flat profile for maximum comfort

Cam-free design for maximum usable width

Full lumbar support to ensure firm mattress with no sagging

Fleece-lined, padded mattress

Features Fox Camo pattern on trim

Extra padding at head end

Double hinges allow for a sleeping bag to be folded inside

Unique side straps for ensuring bed is compact when packed away

Large swivelling mud-feet

6 adjustable legs

Dimensions: 212cm x 90cm x 36cm

Max Height: 46cm

Folded Size: 90 x 90 x 30cm

Weight: 13kg

 

 

My Verdict

 

I have always had problems with bedchairs, due to the fact I sleep on my front, and the majority of beds sag which causes me back ache. The CAM wheels always get in my way, either knocking elbows or forearms in the middle of the night, so it's fair to say I've never really had the best sleep I could of had.

These are the reasons I have gone for this bedchair, the lumber support, the lack of CAM wheels and believe it or not, the foot end of the bedchair is not so tapered as others, so this will provide a bit more leg room.

 

First impressions are very good, it looks like it's built very well indeed, it's wider than my existing bedchair, the lumber support feels ideal, it's very easy to set up and take down, although it is significantly heavier.

I like the fleece lining on the mattress, I also love the lack of CAM wheels and I like the foot room.

I am genuinely looking forward to using this bedchair, and I will report back my findings once I have done a few sessions.

 

No CAM wheels

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Nice lumber support

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Larger foot section

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I'm sure you have the idea why I chose this bedchair, now all that remains is to actually use it for a few sessions :)

 

Now I have used this bedchair for a while I can confirm it is very comfortable, there's no knocking of elbows on the locking wheel, it's very easy to put up and take down. I love the fact I can just leave my sleeping bag made up on it.

If there's one downer, it's heavy, and I mean heavy it's like carrying a small moon around, so you will need a barrow if your walking any distance.

 

Overall though I'm so happy with my purchase, I'm getting the best sleep I ever have done whilst on the bank.

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I have three items of Korum Luggage, so rather than go through them individually I thought I'd do an overall review.

 

 

ITM Day Sack

 

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Features

 

Perfect for roving or day session anglers

Two external mesh pockets

Fully padded harness system

Ultra Strong & waterproof EVA base

ITM compatible

Straps to take the Korum Roll-a-Mat or Waterproofs.

34cm wide x 20cm deep x 38cm high

 

 

Multi Mat

 

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Features

 

Large outer pocket for tackle

Long outer pocket for banksticks

Inner velcro loops to secure your rod/landing net

External Dimensions: L85cm x W40cm x D18cm

 

 

5 Rod Quiver

 

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Features

 

Five rod capacity

Large main shelter pocket with drawstring closure

Ambidextrous, adjustable shoulder strap and handle

Zipped mesh quick-dry landing net pocket

External pod and bankstick pocket

35cm wide, 15cm deep, 100cm high

 

My Verdict

 

A great affordable range of luggage that really does cater for the short session angler. The luggage is built to last, I've had no issues what so ever and believe me these items have been put through there paces in the worse conditions.

Although these items are relatively small I can get all I need for a few days fishing without any problems.

 

All in all another product I would recommend without any hesitation :)

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Fox Supa Brolly Compact MK1

 

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Full System Features:

 

Front panel is fully removable using one heavy-duty 10mm zip

Two way heavy-duty door zip

Solid and Mozzy Mesh door and side panels

2 x rear mozzy mesh panels for increased air-flow

Self-Tensioning System (STS) gives increased head room so you no longer bang your head on the spokes!

Fully taped seams

8mm fibreglass Frame makes it very strong yet lightweight

Extended side skirts provide extra protection from the elements

4 back ribs touch ground, which greatly aids stability

No bell cap at rear

Optional fibreglass front support rib supplied, which can simply be slipped into place to give further stability and create an Apex peak at the front for better drainage when it rains

Front drain pipe � diverts rain from dripping off the front of the brolly

Short central pole allows for easy erection

4 storm caps

2 x Rod retaining straps

Weight 10.3kg (including heavy duty groundsheet)

Main outer fabric 100% Polyester

 

Supplied with:

 

Full zip-in (single 10mm heavy-duty zip) Mozzy Mesh front with reinforced pegging points and elasticated storm pole toggles

Clear PVC door panel

2 x 24ins and 2 x 48ins storm poles

Looped locking collar, which is great for hanging items such as lamps and receivers

Supplied with 16 heavy-duty bivvy pegs

Heavy-duty groundsheet

Heavy-duty, oversized carry bag with full length zip

Neoprene protective sock.

 

 

My Verdict

 

Due to the short sessions I do I am an out and out brolly man. I need something that can be set up and taken down quickly, which can also stand all that mother nature throws it's way.

I really didn't think I could better my last brolly as I had tailored it to my requirements, but the Fox Supa Brolly surpassed all of my expectations.

I really like how easy it is to use, I like the extra head room you get due to Fox's self tensioning system, and I like the different zip on front panels to cover all situations.

It's easy to get into tight swims, it's very strong, I just absolutely love the whole concept of this brolly.

I mainly use it with an open front but I will zip on the mozzy mesh panel if the rain is looking particularly heavy.

I have used it in the coldest weather and im about to use it in the warmest weather this year.

The only downside is it is quite heavy, but I'm willing to put up with that for all the other features this brolly has to offer.

 

All in all an absolutell must of a product I would highly recommend to anyone wanting to buy a brolly which can also be used as a longer session bivvy.

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Chub Superlite Chair

 

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General Information

 

The Superlite is a low profile chair ideal for many types of angling. Being extremely light and compact makes it ideal for the mobile angler and for stalking - when keeping low and out of sight is a must. With its light weight and fold-flat design it is also ideal for use in and around a bivvy or umbrella.

Fold-flat design

Extremely light weight

Compact

Aluminium frame

 

First Impressions

 

When i first got the chair home i couldn't believe how light it was, it looked to be a very strong chair, and it is very low to the ground, my only criticism is, if you do have trouble getting out of chairs in a hurry don't go for this one.

 

Banktest

 

The chair folds up nicely and sits in my unhooking mat, and is easily transported, it folds up and down very easily and is a lot more comfortable than i was expecting.

The short arms do indeed make it a bit more comfortable, and slightly easier to get out of, and for £26 its a bargain.

A good light strong chair, that would suit the mobile angler down to a tee.

 

Two Years On

 

I have owned the chair for quite a while now, I can report it is still going strong, although, and it is a big although. The plastic corner joints did break a while back, i did manage to fix them, but, I'd like to see these joints made out of a stronger material like Aluminium, it's a shame really as the chair has performed quite well.

 

All in all a good product for the price, but be careful with the corner joints.

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