Eddie turner Drifter float

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Daz Harrison
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Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Daz Harrison » Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:15 pm

Hello everyone, ive just bought a Eddie turner drifter float which came without a boom, how do i set it up ? :shrug:

ive used the fox one with the boom but it likes to tangle !

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Jason Skilton » Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:22 am

Daz Harrison wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:15 pm
Hello everyone, ive just bought a Eddie turner drifter float which came without a boom, how do i set it up ? :shrug:

ive used the fox one with the boom but it likes to tangle !
Is it one that the line goes through the centre of the drifter?

I must admit I make my own with a boom 8-)

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Daz Harrison » Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:09 pm

Jason Skilton wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:22 am
Daz Harrison wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:15 pm
Hello everyone, ive just bought a Eddie turner drifter float which came without a boom, how do i set it up ? :shrug:

ive used the fox one with the boom but it likes to tangle !
Is it one that the line goes through the centre of the drifter?

I must admit I make my own with a boom 8-)
yes mate, im pretty sure i just use it like a slider ? surely it going to cause a lot of drag reeling it in :?

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Jason Skilton » Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:38 am

Daz Harrison wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:09 pm
Jason Skilton wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:22 am
Daz Harrison wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:15 pm
Hello everyone, ive just bought a Eddie turner drifter float which came without a boom, how do i set it up ? :shrug:

ive used the fox one with the boom but it likes to tangle !
Is it one that the line goes through the centre of the drifter?

I must admit I make my own with a boom 8-)
yes mate, im pretty sure i just use it like a slider ? surely it going to cause a lot of drag reeling it in :?
It can, but you basically lifts free of the surface when it gets closer in. Its not a issue even when you have a fish on.

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Daz Harrison » Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:23 pm

Jason Skilton wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:38 am
Daz Harrison wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:09 pm
Jason Skilton wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:22 am


Is it one that the line goes through the centre of the drifter?

I must admit I make my own with a boom 8-)
yes mate, im pretty sure i just use it like a slider ? surely it going to cause a lot of drag reeling it in :?
It can, but you basically lifts free of the surface when it gets closer in. Its not a issue even when you have a fish on.
i used it today, no pike but it so much better and easy to mend the line, Cheers

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Andy_Carpenter » Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:52 am

Like Jason I make my own, but before that had used the fox one with the boom and never had tangles. Make sure your line is greased well and keep tension to the float in light changing winds especially with pet below. (Or use PP braid).

I use carbon tube for mine gluing a swivel to attach the bottom to the line. The top of tube above vane has a rubber top which I push a size 5 diamond swivel into. This is firm enough to hold on the cast and will pull out on setting the hooks. No fun with playing a pike at range via the float. Should be able to do that to the ET one.
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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Jason Skilton » Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:01 am

That should be in a shipping lane :lol:

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Re: Eddie turner Drifter float

Post by Andy_Carpenter » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:21 pm

Jason Skilton wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:01 am
That should be in a shipping lane :lol:
:o

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