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#11204230 - 11/03/15 07:36 PM Who drifts with Slinky Weights?
BigPoppa007 Offline
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Do you really get less hang ups? What weight do you run? 1 oz 1.5 oz 2 oz ?

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#11204330 - 11/03/15 08:39 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
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Run 1-2 oz depending on wind. Only time I remember hanging up is in the trees that I didn't expect to drift across. I am sure I lost some in some boulders, but over all they work for me

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#11204864 - 11/04/15 08:21 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
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I use 2 oz. and have reel good luck with them! I also make them myself.

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#11204946 - 11/04/15 09:01 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
BrianTx01 Offline
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I use my own homemade 2 oz slinky weights with sinker slides from bottom dwellers tackle. I think sometimes the slides be hung up.
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#11204978 - 11/04/15 09:13 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
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Are you guys running them on sliders like Brian or with swivels but as sliders or on a leader (3 way).


Edited by BigPoppa007 (11/04/15 09:16 AM)

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#11205132 - 11/04/15 10:30 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
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I use 1.5 and 2oz, very seldom hang up. I run them on our sliders.
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#11205256 - 11/04/15 11:35 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
Txmedic033 Offline
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What size paracord do I need if I'm using buckshot for weights? I'm going to start making my own. I'm just glad I found something new to make. I've been running out of things to make lately.

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#11205463 - 11/04/15 01:28 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
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The sliders work good as long as your moving. If your not drifting fast enough and your using a Santee rig your float will come to the top,of course you have to almost be completely still for that to happen not good. Weight easy to make, thought about using swivels before I purchased the slides but the slides work great.

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#11205528 - 11/04/15 02:13 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
BrianTx01 Offline
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I use the slides so I can quickly change to disc sinkers for anchoring up.
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#11205591 - 11/04/15 02:57 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
Big Sam Offline
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Check out the smooth - operator drifting weights from team catfish on their web site!! flag
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#11205607 - 11/04/15 03:11 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
PlanoJames Offline
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Y'all need to chk out this Steve Douglas video. https://youtu.be/qc4GJYZoCXE

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#11205699 - 11/04/15 04:07 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: PlanoJames]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Originally Posted By: PlanoJames
Y'all need to chk out this Steve Douglas video. https://youtu.be/qc4GJYZoCXE


Great video. Thanks for sharing. thumb

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#11206542 - 11/05/15 01:14 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: PlanoJames]
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Originally Posted By: PlanoJames
Y'all need to chk out this Steve Douglas video. https://youtu.be/qc4GJYZoCXE


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#11208903 - 11/06/15 07:45 AM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: Big Sam]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Big Sam
Check out the smooth - operator drifting weights from team catfish on their web site!! flag


These are great but their too expensive...plus I prefer having the sinker slide with the clip so I can quickly change to anchor weights.
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#11209728 - 11/06/15 03:11 PM Re: Who drifts with Slinky Weights? [Re: BigPoppa007]
Txmedic033 Offline
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I ordered the stuff to make slinky weights like the smooth operators and will include a small loop so that I can attach them with clip.

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