Saturday, September 08, 2012

Awesome, only a little awesomer.


The first time I saw a Nomad composite landing net (at the Carp Slam last year) I knew I would own one. I was standing next to MG when I spied that olive-drab-carbon-badassness from across the tent and channeled my inner Wayne Campbell, mumbling "she will be mine. Oh, yes. She will be mine." It only took a year.

So this year over at Trouts, when MG was all "Can I put the Nomad back now, please" I was all like, " Not today, my good man. I'm feeling saucy...." You know.

So now that the awesomeness is all mine I had to make it just a little more awesomer by adding a loop so I can clip it to my pontoon boat or pack, making sure the kickass remains mine.


Carbon weave? Check.
Tactical-like Olive Rubberized Paint? Check.
Rubber bag for keeping the fishes happy and your shit untangled? Check.
Lightweight like a boss? Check.

And now: Paracord braded loop in matching olive and black? Double Check, bro.

Gonna play with some LMB next week. I think them fishes be totally like "damn son, this shit is nice in here. You da man!"

Yep.

-Alex who is still writing this signature style because k8 said she likes it. You still out there?

10 comments:

  1. You gotz crazy macrame skilz?

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    1. That's me, dude. Mr. Arts and Crafts...

      Decided to make the extended fam braided paracord gifts for Christmas last year. Learned a couple different stitches. Still got the calluses to show for it.

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  2. solid work broham. me likey

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    1. Thanks, man. Now I just got to break the bastard in with some slime.

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  3. Love it. Skills man, skills.

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    1. Thanks, Kyle. When are we going to fish?

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  4. So THAT'S why I found the drawstrings on the blinds, the electrical cords, and my remaining dozen rolls of toilet paper braided after you left.

    Practice!

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  5. I don't just like it, I LOVE it like I love your braidin' skills. I'm still in Ak fishing, wolf watching, and definitely not blogging...internet hasn't made it up here yet. But I still check in for a good laugh from you guys, keep making me smile!

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    1. omg I am so happy right now.

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