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Forum: California Spearfishing Yesterday, 08:33 PM
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Posted By kavachi
Re: Improved DIY float

Nice one PB !

the towpoint - is that a SS eyebolt thru the fender washer up for’d there?
Forum: All About Guns 01-27-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By kavachi
Re: Another band calculator question ugggghh.....

370-380% comfortable max for me loading Benthic's grey/amber 14.9mm bands. Beyond that gets a bit too much like hard work [tho still a damn side easier than those hip-thrusting, ball-busting single...
Forum: All About Guns 01-27-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By kavachi
Forum: All About Guns 01-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,345
Posted By kavachi
Re: Abellan Denton 120 Mod

8.5mm dbl flopper shaft on the Albacore mate, 7metres+.
7.5mm on my Denton. nice and light, and still plenty of punch
Forum: All About Guns 01-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,345
Posted By kavachi
Re: Abellan Denton 120 Mod

Havent got Albacore with me, but ~14.8mm small ID grey Primeline from Benthic at 380% stretch [not incl bridle], work out the length

Carved timber recoil handle, shoots superbly at 7+ metres,...
Forum: All About Guns 11-28-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,284
Posted By kavachi
Re: Ermessub Double Roller Trigger Test

per the Pathos trigger thread - an Ermes dbl roll mech to drop into the Pathos would be fantastic, and daresay be worthwhile $wise to develop

a wide-mouth version of the dbl roll mech be nice too...
Forum: All About Guns 11-27-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,943
Posted By kavachi
Re: Pathos trigger Booster kit is here

+1

dbl roll mech for the Pathos would be great!!!
Forum: All About Guns 11-27-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By kavachi
Re: 2 or 3 wraps

two wraps
Forum: All Other Gear 11-24-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By kavachi
Re: Lets talk carbon fins

should add that there was a brief learning curve going from the traditional longer stiffer carbons to the little Cetmas - particularly as i weight negative - the softer smaller blades require...
Forum: All Other Gear 11-23-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By kavachi
Re: Lets talk carbon fins

used Waterways [aka Capt Nemos] carbon blades and pockets for years, loved em. but recently bought pair of Cetma's little Dynami-Techs and they're just amazing - heaps less area but sooo efficient...
Forum: All About Guns 11-23-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kavachi
Re: Wood Gun Recommendations

sounds like a real gun builders melting pot over there Jon!

look forward to seeing where all that creativity [and the odd trip out the FADs!] takes Ulusub mate!
Forum: All About Guns 11-22-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kavachi
Re: Wood Gun Recommendations

hows that Kajiki Special ulusub coming along Jon?
Forum: All About Guns 11-22-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kavachi
Re: Wood Gun Recommendations

I use all Hunt shafts, the 7.5mm single flopper same as supplied with the Denton 110, tho Denton 120 may come with 8mm? i found the 8mm a little heavy for two banded reef work. am sure Abellan or...
Forum: All About Guns 11-22-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kavachi
Re: Wood Gun Recommendations

As you're already familiar with the Albacore, going with a Denton for reef hunting makes a super easy transition - same configuration, handle, sighting, feel etc
I recently ditched pipegun [after...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-21-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,393
Posted By kavachi
Re: Looking to Buy New Speargun

Pathos Laser pro the best cheap gun for most hunting IMHO. plenty around secondhand, and often sold with better bands and shaft than factory rig
Forum: All About Guns 11-21-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By kavachi
Re: Gladiator Stiletto 90 Rollergun

thanks for sharing G :up:
Forum: All About Guns 11-21-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By kavachi
Re: Rob allen misfired

living in the islands changing to stainless steel shafts makes life a lot easier, and the 17-PH stainless shafts such as Hunt and Devoto are tough as, unlike the non-hardened stainless shafts [which...
Forum: All About Guns 11-20-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By kavachi
Re: Rob allen misfired

if mech needs replacement and not under warranty, i.e. u have to fork out $, try a Meandros Nitro mech - have them on my RAs and they are a solid upgrade
Forum: All About Guns 11-10-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,345
Posted By kavachi
Re: Abellan Denton 120 Mod

JJ, I'm doing same with the DR mech, evolving stock and handle plate shapes to get the hand as high as possible whilst still absorbing recoil, also using a more acute angle on the handle mount plate...
Forum: All About Guns 11-10-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,345
Posted By kavachi
Re: Abellan Denton 120 Mod

hey Matt, the wood in that CAD image looks like suspiciously like Cordia subcordata. STUNNING wood and great in the water, I use it for handles and if i can ever find a straight enough piece, a...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-08-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,548
Posted By kavachi
Re: Double Double Impaler Speargun Build

think you're flogging a dead horse there UaVag. time to move on, find a new dream gun :beer:
Forum: All About Guns 11-08-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By kavachi
Re: Andre Accuracy

...per yr other thread, sell the Andre as is and buy a Denton 120 with the new handle - no mucking around whatsoever required with that baby
Forum: All About Guns 11-08-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By kavachi
Re: Andre Accuracy

I agree with Jon
just be careful going heavier shaft - ironwood's a LOT less buoyant than teak, and given Andre's built it for 7mm, heavier shaft MAY make gun too muzzle heavy. reducing shaft...
Forum: California Spearfishing 11-07-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By kavachi
Re: New WSB gun advice

Denton 120 :up:
Forum: All About Guns 11-07-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By kavachi
Re: Andre Accuracy

more tahitian pearls of wisdom from our troppo friend. nice one Marc

thats a great gun Ben, might need a little tuning to get it shooting right for you. Find a pool and some foam with a black...
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