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Rod tip lights??

Post by spinnerpete » Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:20 pm

Hi guys just wondering what you lot use for tip lights ive always been using chemical lights but getting sick of messing around trying to tape them on especially when its blowy out so considering getting some battery powered ones that you whip on the adapter any pros/cons much appreciated



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Post by nthendpompey » Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:48 pm

I use chemical lites,but picked up on ebay a rubber clip that fits over rod tip and has a insert for the lite.beats taping them on .never had one come off and easy to put on.
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Post by petethehatch » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:22 pm

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Here's what I use they are brill,I think micks means these too

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Post by flattiefanatic » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:31 pm

I used the clip on ones that took the watch batteries. Some people dont like them as they believe that the line can get caught but never had that happen personally.

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Post by spinnerpete » Fri Dec 04, 2015 12:48 am

Cheers for the input guys have ordered a couple of the rubber clips to try. And stu do you mean the lights that clip on like the old style bells ?

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Post by flattiefanatic » Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:46 am

Image that type mate ;)

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Post by petethehatch » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:23 am

spinnerpete wrote:Cheers for the input guys have ordered a couple of the rubber clips to try. And stu do you mean the lights that clip on like the old style bells ?
pete use a cable tie on bottom keeps it in place.i use sea bite too

http://www.seabite.com/

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Post by flattiefanatic » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:49 am

Thats the ones i had as well. They are great but like i said some people dont like them as people think the line will caught in them. I used to take the light off then cast and put the light back on ;)

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Post by eccles » Fri Dec 04, 2015 12:32 pm

Still use chemical lights meself because I can get them really cheap - 6p each. But I use a tiny clip which I discovered a couple of years back from an outfit called Enterprise Tackle and never had a tangle. They are on the 'net but can't find their address at the momnent so you will have to google them. They do some other useful bits and pieces too.
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Post by petethehatch » Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:15 pm

flattiefanatic wrote:
Thats the ones i had as well. They are great but like i said some people dont like them as people think the line will caught in them. I used to take the light off then cast and put the light back on ;)
Depends where you put them mine right on end of rod near to ring,my mate had his in the middle between the top ring and second from top and his got tangled,

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Post by spinnerpete » Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:42 pm

petethehatch wrote:Image
Here's what I use they are brill,I think micks means these too
That's the exact things I ordered going to try the cable tie trick tomorrow when I'm out in the meantime

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Post by eccles » Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:17 pm

I tried those rubber jobs a couple of years back but they soon split or mine did and they are a bit bulky and the line can get trapped around them if you are not careful. Which is why I have used these for the past two years: http://enterprisetackle.co.uk/et24-carp ... te-adaptor
May seem a bit pricey but you get two in the pack and if the silicone tube which actually holds the night light gets damaged it is easily replaced because you can get lengths of silicone tubing in all sorts of places. Make sure you get the right diameter of tubing though.

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Post by spinnerpete » Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:27 pm

I know the ones youre on about I have a fair bit of enterprise bits in my carp gear but only seen them when buying carp tackle and never had a use for them so never picked any up

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