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Old 10-31-2005, 09:37 AM
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What type of finger guards are the best for plugging with braid? I almost shaved my index finger off yesterday.
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Old 10-31-2005, 10:08 AM
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AP: Some electrical tape or the ones that look like a cut leather work glove:

Feengar guard
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Old 10-31-2005, 12:10 PM
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I have tried all kinds of things, what works the best for me is. White medical tape, the cloth water proof stuff, 1 inch wide. I wrap around twice and make sure cut end is on back of finger or it will get torn up when you cast. and not to tight or you cut off circulation to trigger finger. I like this stuff because I can still feel the line on my finger and not worry about getting sliced open on every cast.
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I agree with the cloth medical tape. It is a lot cheaper, you always have a new one, and it is much less cumbersome then any figer protectors i have tried. Hockey tape is cheaper still and just as good.
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Thanks all, very much appreciated
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Piece of bike tube will work also...fits tighter than the leather for constant casting. Also so that the fly fishing set used a stripper finger guard covers two fingers might have em at the hatch in Red Bank... salt
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Old 11-01-2005, 09:15 PM
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Yep, J&J waterproof med tape - make sure you wind it from the tip towards the hand so the line doesn't snag. Learned that one the hard way.
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