Stax

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  1. I must admit the post is quite accurate, I could see Tim sitting there with all this pets. Please stay safe, like I am.
  2. Before I go out and buy a VS150, 200 or 250 (I've NEVER EVEN SEEN ONE) could some please compare the size for me. I have a Fin-Nor Ahab 12 and a Saltiga Z4500H which are about the same size, I want a reel that is about the same as these. Its hard to get a good idea of size from Internet Pics. Chief, you have a VS150 could you picture it against a common item and post it (the picture, well you could post the reel I suppose, my address is....) here somewhere. Anybody got a VS200 or VS250 they can take a snap of before I buy!!! You can't get them in Australia thats why I ask. Any and all help is greatfully accepted. I'll be asking next where is the best place to buy, a sponsor on here sell them? Thanks again Stax
  3. Sue can. The Mackerel you are chasing are only 12 inches long, just haul em up. And Diving in the cave, water temp 45F, no thanks
  4. It's probably easier just to follow the link than make me type. (*added text from 9 news website)
  5. i am in Perth, Western Australia. Not as bad on the west coast as the east coast, however we have had a coupe of inner city fires in the last two days.
  6. Tim, thanks for updating post. Things are great, however we now have a fire only 5Kms from us, we are looking to go to an "act and watch" sometime today. Other than that see you in 2021
  7. A good joke, followed by a stupid wisecrack, written by a septic tank. That should start something.... Stax
  8. You just can't go past the American muscle car era, they were by far the best looking cars in the world. The 71 Cuda, picture earlier is a stand out. Thanks Stax
  9. There was never a threat of force, where did that come from.
  10. Quote...."Ok, nobody had their guns taken, they were just forced to surrender them or go to jail." Also not true. You could surrender your guns via the "amnesty" that followed the Port Arthur massacre, or if it was legally held with a valid license then you could keep it. Simple plain easy to understand fact. There are still a few of these no longer legal assault rifles and handguns in the general public, however the number "before" the amnesty was already very low and most, about 80% of those were handed in and bought from the owners at a very fair buyback price, and in a lot of cases they got more for their guns than they paid for them. It is now illegal to import or buy from any source an assault (semi auto, or fully auto) rifle or handgun, and to further this it is now also illegal to use these at any Gun range. (Forces, Security and Police exempt) So if you own one and are not in the armed forces or police force, you "legally" can't use it at all. So, still to this day, nobody has had their guns "taken" from them. PS, not everything in Australia is trying to kill you. (now I am talking animals) Stax
  11. Nobody, that's right, NOBODY had their guns"TAKEN' from them. NOT ONE. Fact.
  12. They didn't take our guns away, just stop with the incorrect facts. Find out the facts before you post. Stax.
  13. Deb This is Derf's hat that you presented to me on our last trip to NJ, now being used by my granddaughter, Kiritiana. I am sure that Tim, John and Carole will also recognise it. We were due to return this year, however my family from the UK is coming to us so we will be looking now at next year. Carol, Tim, I hope the house is now done and finished, but knowing Tim as the perfectionist he is, I am sure it is still on-going. Deb, please let me know how things are going, I would love to hear from you. John, just keep up the good work and look after your new "better half" Love from Christine and Stax, thinking of you often.
  14. This is where we fish in Australia. Have a look at what I have to put up with, and people wonder WHY I KEEP GOING THERE. This is truly Gods own country. An island 80 kms (50 miles) long and only them on it. My secret fishing spot. Stax
  15. Summer up at Dirk Hartog is January through to December. The slightly cooler months are May-September. Stax
  16. Summer months see the most Pelagic fish in the area, including all manner of Travelly, but be warned it is very hot during the summer months with expected temps to be in the 50C mark. Rmember there is little or no shade so you are in the direct sun all the time and it can be sapping. This place fishes well all year round, and I have fished there during every calendar month. It still get hot even in the "depths" of winter. Still gets well into the high 30-40C mark. And is that a Bonefish in your hands? Caught right there in that area. See attachment. Stax
  17. Sorry for the delay Co-ordinates are as follows For fishing 25-46'48.64S 112-58'12.03E Beach 25-52'14.03S 113-06'46.23E Dirk Hartog is a 10-12 hour drive from my place in Perth. Then a $600 barge ride (per car) to take you to the island The island is about 70 miles long 15-20 miles wide with a population of 20. There is a homestead (ranch) (http://www.dirkhartogisland.com/eco-lodge/) fancy and great place. Camping is basically free. If you come I will take you. And yes the fishing is as good as it gets. Look up my post from 14 years ago...
  18. Can we get the lowdown on who we helped? Not being nosy, would just like to hear their story (no names required) just their story. Thanks Stax
  19. Paypal sent, late, however I am sure you can still use it. Thanks Stax and Christine
  20. Not high jacking your thread, but this 1998 Suburban is for sale in Australia for a whopping $18000. Makes yours REALLY CHEAP, even with the list of faults. It's also good to see somebody so honest about the faults, makes a very nice change. I would buy your car sight unseen for a meagre $1000 if your were here.....In Oz that is. Stax
  21. "How stupid is our country" as said by Donald Trump in the debate. Well from an outsider looking in from Australia, the US election is now the laughing stock of the world. Having just visited the US, and raised this subject at a party, I got many new views of both candidates. Some good, some not so good, but from where I stand it appears it's time to let them both go and start all over again. Having watched most of the debate, I think I'm on the money because neither of those two are. We are not perfect here in Australia, don't get me wrong, we too have a democracy, and a complete shambles in Government as well. Both sides act like 5 year old's calling each other names all the time. Nothing seems to get done there either. All I can say is good luck to the near future of the US, you are going to need it regardless of the outcome. Stax
  22. Now lets get back in topic, should you get rid of both? That was my question. Stax
  23. WOW, thats a strong one. Strong but WRONG The ownership of firearms is absolutely positively banned in Australia. WRONG. Yes, I would have to apply for a gun ownership licence. However I could own a gun in 4 weeks from now if I applied today. And of course I cant own a gun without a licence, so you are sort of right, I am banned from owning a gun before I get a licence, however is that not the same there? I could take a photo of a legally owned gun within 24 hours (my mate lives 40 miles away) a 9mm something. Australia does not have the guarantees of liberty and freedom, and protection in their documents that we do. Who told you that?????? Again WRONG. Learn the facts. Stopping shouting again. Stax