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New Zealand Strike Indicator diameter


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#1 jalberts1

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Posted 13 May 2019 - 01:42 PM

Anyone know the inside dimensions of the tubing used in the NZ strike indicator rigs? They advertise 2 sizes but pointedly dont give you the dimensions.  Got to believe you could find the same stuff at medical supply houses or hobby stores (Pony Bead Lacing might work) 



#2 mikechell

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Posted 13 May 2019 - 02:47 PM

Type in "DYI New Zealand Strike Indicator" in Google.  I found two sites that show all the bits, including tubes.

 

Looks like the tube diameter is less important that having a tool that will fit through the tube and pull the mono back through.

 

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#3 jalberts1

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Posted 13 May 2019 - 03:04 PM

Im thinking a small crochet hook will work, Thanks Mike



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Posted 13 May 2019 - 11:51 PM

You must like them a lot to be looking for a new tool... What do you like about them compared to other indicators you've tried? What is your opinion compared to the yarn with a rubber loop style?

I've never seen these NZ style ones, that's why I'm asking.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:51 AM

cannula or iv tubing should work

 

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do you really need a tool? wouldnt you be able to just push the leader material into a 1/4 inch long piece of tube

 

https://littlerivero...rike-indicators

 

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#6 SilverCreek

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:49 AM

Anyone know the inside dimensions of the tubing used in the NZ strike indicator rigs? They advertise 2 sizes but pointedly dont give you the dimensions.  Got to believe you could find the same stuff at medical supply houses or hobby stores (Pony Bead Lacing might work) 

 

I posted a DIY NZ indicator here:

 

https://www.theflyfi...tml#post1320068

 

If you need just tubing measure the diameter diameter of the needle of the NZ indicator you have. Or if you have a sample of the correct tubing measure the ID and buy the correct size ID tubing here:

 

http://tinyurl.com/z9hfqck


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 11:34 AM

Take a look at The Dorsey Yarn Indicator also.