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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2012, 10:18:55 AM »
Fitz

I don't know if its'a good idea or a bad idea, but I did think about the possibility of a swim tank for lure makers to demonstrate to others how there lure swim in water. Some makers might like the idea while others might not and then there might be a health and safety issue too..

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Fully agree Sel, it would be fantastic option. I can't see it being workable however, considering I'm trying to keep this down to bare bones budget & those demo tanks cost thousands, could easily double the cost of the event & therefore site fees. Thomo's tank will be on the road to Sydney at the time being booked for the sydney boat show the weekend after.
Anyone got a spare Super Tank or swimming pool sitting in their backyard they're happy to bring along & set up?

Failing that, the river is about a km down the road & I can look at options for 2013.

Cheers,

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2012, 01:00:27 PM »
Fitz, I'm sure the Barra Farm at Bli Bli have a tank on wheels sitting in their yard. Last time I was there in November it looked a bit ratty from memory.

I could be up there on Sunday where I could check it out if you are still interested.


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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #32 on: March 02, 2012, 06:26:11 PM »
It was just an idea, I'm not talking the ones with fish in them. Most lure makers will have a test tank or Bath tub, they use to swim their lures in before the sell them, like a tune up tank. I remember seeing some tanks like I mean at the Hatchery, from memory Kev(Horsey Lures) passed them on. No biggy though just an idea...

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #33 on: March 03, 2012, 11:14:37 PM »
It was just an idea, I'm not talking the ones with fish in them. Most lure makers will have a test tank or Bath tub, they use to swim their lures in before the sell them, like a tune up tank. I remember seeing some tanks like I mean at the Hatchery, from memory Kev(Horsey Lures) passed them on. No biggy though just an idea...

Cheers

Great idea mate. Will see what I can come up with.  :youbeauty

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #34 on: March 04, 2012, 08:37:24 PM »
Go find a poly cattle trough  :youbeauty

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #35 on: March 05, 2012, 04:01:35 PM »


Hi Fitzy,

have I missed it posted , are the dates locked in with council mate or are they still taking there time.

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #36 on: March 05, 2012, 06:03:42 PM »

Hi Fitzy,

have I missed it posted , are the dates locked in with council mate or are they still taking there time.

Regards Tony

Locked & loaded with Council - 28 & 29 July. Waiting on insurance Expo Hire etc..... Will advise when more is known.

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #37 on: March 05, 2012, 09:57:01 PM »
Test tanks are easy if you have the space--make a rectangular wooden frame to about 2.4 (L) X .900 (W) X .900 deep ---staple some clear / or black plastic sheet on the top rail and fill it with water ,, instant tank. It's the 'Cod Lure' makers that pose the problem-------------tanks 5 meters deep can be difficult. ;D
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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #38 on: March 06, 2012, 09:32:49 PM »
Test tank sorted. Have secured a grow out trough from the S&WFSA Fish Hatchery at Ipswich.  :tick

Good idea Sel & others, thanks.  :thanks

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #39 on: March 06, 2012, 09:41:21 PM »
Test tank sorted. Have secured a grow out trough from the S&WFSA Fish Hatchery at Ipswich.  :tick

Good idea Sel & others, thanks.  :thanks

fitz..

So the man knows how to get an even going eh ? Should be good  :youbeauty

Cant believe how many Lure Lover (ers) blatently saying there going sink and all!

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #40 on: March 06, 2012, 10:41:59 PM »
Have a couple of lure makers confirmed for doing demonstrations for the weekend. Won't let the cat out of the bag yet, need to talk to the trusty team of advisers / helpers Brolly & Brad.



Am pretty annoyed with Moreton Hire, they've had their crack at it & they can now officially shove it.  :thumbdown Can't say they (Moreton Hire) have offered more than just bullshit so far, promised quotes & when I've again phoned & again emailed they responded that their sales team will get back to me in the next day or two  :popcorn) ..... but still nothing.
I hope the manager (and other customers) read this!!!  >:( 
Another hire company can have the opportunity & planning can get back on track.  :tick

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #41 on: March 07, 2012, 06:30:54 AM »
There's a mob at Esk that may be worth trying Fitz.

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #42 on: March 07, 2012, 08:49:30 AM »
There's a mob at Esk that may be worth trying Fitz.

Already spoke to them, they don't do walls. However I have a marquee & tables on standby via these folks if needed.  :thumbsup

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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2012, 07:43:38 AM »
 Gidday Fitz.....great concept. The Lure Expo is shaping up to be a popular event. Ill be attending  those days. Im ready to refill my tacklebox again....what a great venue to do this!!! All in one place.


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Re: Australian Lure Expo
« Reply #44 on: April 06, 2012, 07:38:22 AM »


Any updates Fitzy ?

cheers Tony

 

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