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Got em rigged #2369842 06/15/11 12:17 AM
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Last night I couldnt stand it any more and rigged up my dekes. Used .80 Weedeater line, Copper crimps and 3oz weights. What do yall think?





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Re: Got em rigged [Re: SpoonPlatoon] #2369846 06/15/11 12:20 AM
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add water, some ducks, layout blind,,,good to go


Re: Got em rigged [Re: BMowatt] #2369871 06/15/11 12:32 AM
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That is really long line. I would not use tex rig with line that long, I would just use normal set-up. Line that long will get all tangled up. But maybe it will work for you.


Re: Got em rigged [Re: Guy] #2369894 06/15/11 12:44 AM
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Originally Posted By: Guy
That is really long line. I would not use tex rig with line that long, I would just use normal set-up. Line that long will get all tangled up. But maybe it will work for you.
The line is only 4ft long. Would you still not use it?



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Might get away with 4'. I tie a loose over hand knot as close to the dekes as possible when transporting (and immediantly after getting them all back on the carabiner.)

All my teal dekes are on 3' line. That extra foot might drive you nuts . . . nothing like trying to untangle a wad of dekes as the horizon starts to brighten up.


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4' is fine. I've had some divers texas rigged with alot longer line than that and have never had any problems.



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Re: Got em rigged [Re: Fooshman] #2370033 06/15/11 01:39 AM
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that looks good. I use the same exact set up. The only thing I do differently is rig mine a little shorter.


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When I get some teal I might rig em up shorter but ive messed with these and they dont seem to tangle.



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Length would be determined by depth of water you hunt, mine are rigged with 36"-40". Most, if not all places I hunt around Houston are shallow.


Re: Got em rigged [Re: SpoonPlatoon] #2370239 06/15/11 03:04 AM
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That is really long line. I would not use tex rig with line that long, I would just use normal set-up. Line that long will get all tangled up. But maybe it will work for you.
The line is only 4ft long. Would you still not use it?

I would have guessed longer than 4ft, but yeah, too long for me. But that is just me, you will learn to tex rig’m like you like.


Re: Got em rigged [Re: Littledog] #2370267 06/15/11 03:19 AM
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Originally Posted By: Littledog
Might get away with 4'. I tie a loose over hand knot as close to the dekes as possible when transporting (and immediantly after getting them all back on the carabiner.)

All my teal dekes are on 3' line. That extra foot might drive you nuts . . . nothing like trying to untangle a wad of dekes as the horizon starts to brighten up.

Shorter the line, the easier they are to deal with/set up/pick up…. The longer the line, the opposite, and at some point, the time you save setting the desks out and picking them up (with Tex Rig) are lost with hassling with tangle line and length of line not matching your depth needed.

I have thought about making tex rig spread with like 1 or 2 feet of line, for long walkin hunts were I know water will be real shallow. Really shallow water, say half foot, all that line will stick out.


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