Got in touch today. It was sent out on the 26th, so must be "lost" in transit. However, TFT were rather good about it and offered me a Navitas Agent waterproof/breathable jacket in khaki. It doesn't look as well padded, but I own plenty of warm technical fleeces, so that ain't an issue. The site blurb mentions a free matching beanie priced at a tenner so I'm pretty pleased, really. Bright blue isn't my colour, anyhow.I'd chase them if I were you, something has gone awry. Mine was delivered two days after I ordered it.
just noticed this sam, those shakespere Firebird 11 rod and reel combos are great for spinning and stalking mate, excellent light rod.
I've received these and first impressions are very good. Decent finish, nice balance and smooth action with power in reserve (checked by playing-in the kitchen table!) The uplocking reel seat's secure; cork is of a good quality; handle's nice and short so it isn't forever catching on the herbage. Reasonably light, too. Great value at a silly price.Young's Ray Walton Barbel Rod, 1.6lb (Mk 2) at less than half of usual RRP. £36.99 at Fishing Hut online.
Designed for rolling meat, with a softish action, although the pair I have on order will be used mainly for short/medium range stillwater work. They seem to be well-regarded, according to various forum posts. The Mk1 had a poor reel seat that - ironically - wouldn't accept Young's own reels mg: This has been rectified in the Mk2 version, but there's still some old stock out there, so be careful when buying from this range.
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I'll second that. The Le Pecheur beanie hat is a beauty; snug and warm for winter use. Reel cases are unpadded, but perfectly OK; the Scierra on-rod reel protectors are for the tiniest of fly reels, although they could be useful as protective cases for other items. Nothing wrong with the Middy polo shirts, either. The delivery box, as Alan mentions, is worth a few bob on its own.Plus one and a big "Thank You" to Keith M for this:
One Pound Fishing Tackle | End of Line Clearance Deals
The bait droppers, in particular, were exceptional value, and the box is worth the p&p.