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 Posted: Fri Mar 9th, 2007 04:53 pm
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Hellos

i used to by these graps from basil manning they are verry similar to normal graps only thing is the wire is alot thicker and also the main shaft on the grap is twice the length of the normal grap. {Sand Anchors}

does anyone know ho else besides basil manning may have them because they are always out of stock and dont have all the different weights.they seem to only keep 9 and 10 ounce.i need to find some 7 and 8 ounce asap.

a wholesaler would be great thanks guys.

 

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 10:29 am
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Hi Riymos,

I picked up a couple of thick wire  8 oz graps from fishermans warehouse on Saturday and they seemed to have sufficient stock.

 

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 04:06 pm
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 howzit khani

 

tell me those graps do they have the longer shaft approx 10 cm long

those are the ones im looking for

cheers riymos

 

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 04:59 pm
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Hey Reymos,

Now I know which ones you are talking about, Those I have only seen at Basil Maning's and no where else.

In fact I have 2 of those in 8 oz, If you dont manage to get any 8 oz you're welcome to the 2 that I have.

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 06:28 pm
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thanks khani

 

hope i get some though

i know they do have the bigger ones

i was hoping to maybe get the 5 6 7

or even if i can get the moulds

im trying to get a guy to make the moulds but sourcing the wire is damn hard i cant seem to find the right thinkness

cheers riymos

and thanx bru

 

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 07:04 pm
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Hi Riymos / Imraan

Have u tried Gone Fishing in the Gateway ?

Its owned by Basil Manning but just trading under dat name......

If not i'm going down der 2morrow.

I can get u sum !!!  Let me know !

Imraan u as well.....let me know if u need anything from der !!!

 

Tite lines

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 Posted: Mon Mar 12th, 2007 07:19 pm
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thanx cal

 

i will do that

soon cheers riymos

 

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 Posted: Tue Mar 13th, 2007 10:04 am
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We make our own grapling sinkers. I use spring steel wire (get it from a factory that makes springs). The wire does rust, but by the time it's rusted, you've normally lost your sinker anyway.

These work particularly well in the rocks, as the sinker seems to bounce off the rocks when reeling in.

 

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 Posted: Tue Mar 13th, 2007 11:06 am
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hi ian

 

any chance of me finding a supplier here in durbs

also if possible maybe u can courier me a sample

ill pay for the costs thanks

riymos

 

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 Posted: Tue Mar 13th, 2007 11:33 am
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Hi Riymos

For spring--which is actuall high tensile steel you will able to get from E>E>Tarr in Pinetown..you would need to give the diameter and lenght of the products you looking for..if you looking for small lengths you might be able to source their offcuts at a reduced price...tel 031-7172251  or Springrite 031-7053515.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 13th, 2007 12:32 pm
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thanks jace so busy at work now

ill try call later

thanks for all the help guys

 

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 Posted: Thu Mar 15th, 2007 11:10 am
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Howzit Riymos

Any luck with the steel and moulds?

Cheers

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 Posted: Thu Mar 15th, 2007 11:27 am
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howzit niv

the moulds im almost sure t have in abt 10 days

its the steel im having trouble with

if possible check for me and well keep in touch via fone

thanks boet

riymos

 

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