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   Old Thread  #18 19 Jan 2024 at 12.15pm    Login    Register
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ESP all the way
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   Old Thread  #17 15 Jan 2024 at 11.01pm  1  Login    Register
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Another one for the esp gripstops
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   Old Thread  #16 13 Jan 2024 at 2.24pm    Login    Register
The OMC hook beads are really good for not slipping. If I can't get them I go for the ridgemonkey hook beads and never had an issue with them either. I do find some hooks are worse than others for it depending om size/guage ect, I guess the PTFE coatings don't help either.
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   Old Thread  #15 13 Jan 2024 at 11.05am    Login    Register
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And they work
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   Old Thread  #14 13 Jan 2024 at 9.35am    Login    Register
Had a play about with a few and found the esp ones to be the best Iíve found 👍
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   Old Thread  #13 13 Jan 2024 at 9.10am    Login    Register
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The new korda high grip ones are very good
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   Old Thread  #12 11 Jan 2024 at 7.52am    Login    Register
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The sinking grips you use on hooklinks work as hook beads -grip tight or the stop type beads used on mainline.
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   Old Thread  #11 10 Jan 2024 at 1.42pm    Login    Register
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one more cast do one thats specifically made for what you are after.
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   Old Thread  #10 9 Jan 2024 at 4.58pm    Login    Register
ESP Gripstops for hooks 1mm wire and above. Thinner wire Thinking Anglers.
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   Old Thread  #9 9 Jan 2024 at 1.18pm    Login    Register
The esp ones seem the best that I have tried.
I have serveral types and most slip. I will still use them in a solid bag (or use a multi) but wouldn't trust them with a full blooded chuck.
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   Old Thread  #8 9 Jan 2024 at 11.57am    Login    Register
Thanks all, my sentiments only. i haven't found one yet that doesn't slip. A good friend also uses TA ones. I might have to take a punt on yet another pack of them to try.
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   Old Thread  #7 8 Jan 2024 at 10.43pm    Login    Register
Thinking anglers ones are good 👍
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   Old Thread  #6 8 Jan 2024 at 8.36pm    Login    Register
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Have you tried putting two on the hook back to back. I've has success doing this, not perfect but unless I'm really putting a lot of stress on them they stay put.
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   Old Thread  #5 8 Jan 2024 at 7.27pm  1  Login    Register
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ESP grip stops are very good
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   Old Thread  #4 8 Jan 2024 at 5.44pm    Login    Register
I'm content with the nash tungsten hook beads, they don't slip, and if you want to step it up you could look at the esp ones, they won't move at all (except on those thin esp hooks ) All depends on the wire of your hook of course.
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