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Heli Safe with tubing


FredG
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Hi guys,

I’m Fred and I’m new here and took carp fishing about a year ago I’ve been keeping it simple but I’d like to experiment with different rigs.

Most of the lakes near me have a ban on lead core or require tubing to be used. 

I’ve attached a pic of a rig I’ve setup but I’m not sure if it’s safe so I’d like some advice.

Basically I’m using the korda heli safe with tubing on my main line, I’ve put a bit of shrink tubing to make the bead fit and it’s too big for the tubing and it’s snug but testing it with my hands if I hold the lead or the line the hooklength comes off quite easily.

Is this a safe rig or is there any other way to setup the korda heli safe with tubing? I’ve looked online and I couldn’t find anything that answered questions.

Thank you for your time 😀 and tight lines 🎣

 

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Try it without the sleeve that the bead is mounted on 

I have a couple of these and they open the bead up just enough for a friction fit 

https://www.anglingdirect.co.uk/nash-tube-tool

and I can use ESP heli bead kit on Korda tungsten tube easily

 

could use an old fashioned pull up aerial to do the same job I suppose

 

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So long as the rig comes apart 100% of the time then it should be ok, I’m wary of shrink tube on tubing as it can slip, another option for you mate would be the Nash heli kits, they are very simple to use and are designed for use with tubing. 

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Thank you for your replies guys


I’ve shrunk the sleeve just a bit and it needs quite a bit of force to move it, the bead comes off with a good shake easily as well. 
 

I will have a look into what you suggested so hopefully I can make it a better rig 👍

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