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Posted - 08 January 2017 :  6:48:51 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WEZDOG to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

I use the White Amber core for skimmer fishing on commercials (bridges at monk lakes). It is soft on the strike but is brilliant for taming the bigger ones quickly.


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Posted - 08 January 2017 :  9:39:04 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add paulberry1963 to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

thanks thats what i am going to use it for Big Skimmers on a commercial near me


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Posted - 16 January 2017 :  06:27:54 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jjpendurocomp to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

All my top kits have Nicks elastic. IMO total value for money



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Posted - 17 January 2017 :  6:34:27 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add homercostello to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

Just fitted nicks elastic in three of my to kits white 6 to 10s dark green 10 to 14s and black 12 to 16s all amber core hope these will cover most senarios this season delivered super fast cannot fault the service.


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Posted - 17 January 2017 :  7:43:35 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rodring to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

quote :
Originally posted by jjpendurocomp

All my top kits have Nicks elastic. IMO total value for money
Ditto all my top kits have Nick's elastic in them. Used the pink 6-10 today caught F1's from 1/2lb to 3lb carp to 3lb and Barbel to 1 1/2 lb, never lost a fish and felt in total control superb winter elastic.


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Posted - 14 February 2017 :  3:13:33 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add johng19 to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

Have many used the micro bore, how did you find it. I personally like a softer elastic. Was thinking of giving it a try.



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Posted - 15 February 2017 :  07:42:24 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add marlon to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

Well,i have used a few grades of Nick's elastics,and so far found it superb.And just ordered a load,to elasticate all my topkits.


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Posted - 15 February 2017 :  6:29:17 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add pole addict to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

quote :
Originally posted by johng19

Have many used the micro bore, how did you find it. I personally like a softer elastic. Was thinking of giving it a try.



I have a top kit with the blue, i think it's 8-12

I found it nearer the 12 end of the scale, but these things are very subjective rather than an exact science.

I've only used it a couple of times preferring the green twin core 10-12 now.



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Posted - 15 February 2017 :  8:07:44 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add johng19 to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

Is the twin core softer, (more forgiving)



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quote :
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Is the twin core softer, (more forgiving)


I have found it to be.

I was given some mosella pink 10-14 which is pretty soft for it's rating but i found it ideal for carp shallow, and i wanted to find something similar. The micro bore 8-12 I found to be a tad heavier but the twin core green 10-12 was almost identical in performance.

But again, others may have differing opinions.



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Posted - 16 February 2017 :  7:01:33 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add davylad to your friends list Reply to Topic Quote this Post

I remember getting 5 or 6 lengths of Nicks elastic, I noticed a small bubble in one of them. I contacted Nick to explain, and received a replacement the next day. Hydro is very good, but so is NG's at less than half the price.



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Swapped out all my hydro for NG elastics, great stuff, great price, great service!

Thanks Nick!

Lewy


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quote :
Originally posted by davylad Hydro is very good, but so is NG's at less than half the price.

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