Lockdown woodie project

Page  <12
Post Options Post Options   Likes (0) Likes(0)   Quote e.m.p! Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Sep 2021 at 8:52pm
e.m.p! View Drop Down
Platinum
Platinum
Avatar

Joined: 30 Dec 2008
Location: Welly
Status: Offline
Points: 1385
Thanks Steps! I’m just back from the testrun. The first three shots went nowhere, somehow the shooting line wrapped itself around the rubber and stopping the spear in its track. Wasn’t very fishy either so I went to look for crays while thinking what could have caused it. Turns out, the line is too close to the rubber when the gun is loaded, so I took tool number 2 – piece of gaffer tape – and glued the line to the spear. Tada! fixed. (i’ll come up with a better solution). The gun has quite some power and is super accurate, although I didn’t use longest rubber stretch possible. And on another note – doesn’t need ballasting, the holes in the side work as hoped. Sinks very slowly when loaded, floats when fired.
Back to Top
Post Options Post Options   Likes (0) Likes(0)   Quote Steps Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Sep 2021 at 9:34am
Steps View Drop Down
Titanium
Titanium


Joined: 14 Oct 2013
Location: Franklin
Status: Offline
Points: 11990
Thats to me seems all great news.
1/ proof of concept works
2/ Now just fine tuning stuff.. which in many cases does require some mods.

Shame the bath tub is to small to do testing.... Wink

Back to Top
Post Options Post Options   Likes (0) Likes(0)   Quote Crippy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Sep 2021 at 2:54pm
Crippy View Drop Down
Platinum
Platinum
Avatar

Joined: 29 Apr 2009
Location: New Zealand
Status: Offline
Points: 1007
Very nice! 
You can tell that sporasub flopper has been designed by a European, no such thing as keep it simple.
Go hard or die trying.
Back to Top
Page  <12
Forum Jump
Forum Permissions View Drop Down


This page was generated in 0.125 seconds.

Fishing Reports Visit Reports

Bream Bay Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021

Action fast and furious – mostly! While I am confined to land at present, the... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021

Finally, some fishing! Lots of boats finally got out this past weekend after lockdown and... Read More >

Manukau Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021

The recent weather hasn’t left us with too much to be excited about. Being restricted... Read More >

Kontiki Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021

Still slowly moving into the new season kontiki fishing on the lower north lsland. I... Read More >

Fishing bite times Fishing bite times

Major Bites

Minor Bites

Major Bites

Minor Bites