If only tricast did poles!!!!

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Eviestevie, Jan 25, 2015.

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  1. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    If your big into fishing like me you will no what I'm on about
    I own a tricast trilogy 16metre pole it's made from the highest grade carbon they use on aerospace parts cost me £2500
    It's as straight as a arrow and the strength is unreal

    I know it's off topic but do you think any off the big fishing companies will start producing wfp?????
     
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  2. Bingo

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    Widow Cleaners were using Carbon Fishing Poles such as Ron Thompson (Zensorflex...Gangster) Poles as WFP's years ago.

    Even Mr. Alex Gardiner bought and modified a Carbon Fishing Pole for his dad to use as a WFP.....which led to Alex developing the Carbon Super-Lite range of poles.
     
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    dredge3 Well-Known Member
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    16mtr £2500. WOW your into fishing. Imagine how much a 25ft WFP would cost. I am guessing a fishing rod is way thinner than a WFP. They don't have anything on the end. If you put a brush on the end, how much would it bend?
     
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    Fishing pole sections taper towards the tip
    The bottom sections are very stiff and strong
    They don't flex like fishing rods as all the shock absorption comes from the elastic in the tip sectons
     
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    Many users found modular carbon wfp were a pain in the **** to keep having to put them together and split down. That is the main reason why most wfp’s are telescopic now for speed of use unlike modular poles that could also get damaged easily.
     
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  6. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    cheap poles flex towards the tip, top of the range poles have a progressive action all the way throught the pole!my pole bends double!hence the price tag!maver have a reglass technology and I no Phil might have to put it to him as I'm sure they could produce pole cheaper due to the massive demand for there poles!

    Only reason ever time I go fishing I think to myself if only my wfp felt as light and as good as this
     
  7. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Ron Thompson and the other poles are total budget poles even being 11m they probably similar grade carbon to most top end poles
     
  8. spruce

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    :) Ended up leaving them half assembled and stored in the van that way. I could never assemble them quickly like my son could. But they were light and rigid and got us weaned of Unger Teleplus Ali poles with oval Vikans..

    Still got a set in the garage and I still have a modified new Bentley brush somewhere. We used to trim the center bristles shorter to make a flocked dual trim brush. Those were the days.

    Thank goodness that Alex brought telescopic carbon fiber poles to the masses and some decent light weight cleaning brushes.
     
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    I did say 'years ago' :rolleyes:.
     
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    hi m8 im in to fishing i have a map parabolix sti 16m im jell lol ide luv to own a triligy very nce pole indeed
     
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