ballhead


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ballhead

[′bȯl‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
That part of the governor which contains flyweights whose force is balanced, at least in part, by the force of compression of a speeder spring.
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Shimano Stradic 2000 reels, both with 10-pound Sufix 832 mainline, a 6-foot leader of 10-pound-test fluorocarbon, and usually, a 3/8- or 1/2-ounce teardrop or ballhead jig, though I often use 5/8-ounce heads in bigger swift rivers.
Danish Ballhead was the standard late-season round-headed storage and processing cabbage for a century.
Cabbages include Early Jersey Wakefield (1840) and Danish Ballhead (1887), and carrots like Danvers Half Long (1871) and Nantes (1850) were favorite varieties.
Add Joby's Ballhead X to give the Focus a quick-release plate, as well as precise pan and tilt controls
Other vegetable successes have been the new courgette Alexander F1 and new ballhead lettuce Soleison, both from D.
During the drift phase he uses a 1/8-ounce ballhead jig, then switches to a 5/16-ouncer when heading upcurrent.
The adjustable Ballhead allows the user to mount the camera at the perfect angle, and the specially designed bases of the Tri-Pod anchors your unit securely to almost any terrain.
Danny let me steer his Skeeter as he rigged several of his Megabass rods with drop-shot rigs and small ballhead jigs.
We could have grown Danish Ballhead (90 days) or King Slaw (105 days), either of which would fill several salad bowls.
The declination lever arm becomes even more exaggerated when a swivel or ballhead mount is placed between the dovetail plate and camera.
Trolling a 1/4-ounce ballhead jig tipped with a 2 1/2-inch Midsouth Tackle Tube Jig and lip-hooked minnow is the way to get 'em," he says.
Prior tries to keep his photographic equipment to a minimum, usually a single digital SLR with a few zoom lenses covering wide-angle to telephoto, a teleconverter and lightweight tripod and ballhead, and the backup accessories of memory cards and batteries.