Archive | November, 2014

Fly-rod frequency

A fly-rod has a natural frequency (see illustration) which is the number of vibration cycles per unit of time.  It is usually expressed in Hertz in the technical domain: 1 Hz (Hertz) = 1 cycle per second. Some people prefer to use “cycles per minute” (abbreviated to cpm), and 1 cpm = 60 Hz. When testing the […]

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Fly-rod casting model

Introduction Below you will find the outcomes of some 20 years of investigation (not full time I can assure you), sometimes with the help of a competition caster, and also from on line research of findings by academics. The spring & marble, fly rod casting model Here is a short presentation with a diagram to […]

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