LeaderCalc for every PC or Mac - LeaderCalc leader tool - Adobe Acrobat PDF versions of the most popular formula combinations
By Steve Schweitzer
screen shot of LeaderCalc in MS-Excel.
to use LeaderCalc
but don't have access to MS-Excel?
We at GFF recognize that many of you have been missing out on the extensive capabilities
of LeaderCalc in helping you design
your own tapered mono leaders.
Below are 300 of the most popular
formula combinations in English and Metric conversions. We've
even included a PDF file for your own custom leader
Now everyone can have access to one of The
Global Fly Fisher's most popular features of all time! Enjoy!
|You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader...
Below, we've provided 300 of the most popular leader-tippet combinations in English and Metric conversions! You'll be required to have Adobe*Acrobat Reader installed on your PC, but again, no worries! It's freely available by clicking the link above.
|How To Use LeaderCalc QwikCalc!
Once Adobe Acrobat Reader is installed on your machine, click on the leader-tippet combination you prefer and just print it out! It's just like having the full-blown verison of LC on your machine!
|How To Use the Custom Leader Package Labels
your own custom leader package labels too?! Again, once Adobe
Acorbat Reader is installed on your computer, click on the label
icon below and print them out!
Then hand-write in the pertinent information. You now have your
own personalized Labels. It's easy as that!
What does LeaderCalc have that the PDF files don't?
A: LeaderCalc can generate leader combinations
from 05X-8X and lengths from 4' (1.2m) to 17' (5.2m) in 1/2
foot (.15m) increments. LC can generate more customized leader
package labels and allows for your own custom leader sleeve
notes. LCr3 also provides detailed information on 19 of the
most popular monofiliaments. All-in-all, LCr3 can generate over
1,500 different formula combinations whereas you get only 300
Is LeaderCalc free? And how about the PDF files?
A: Absolutely yes...forever. It took over
2 years of R&D to collect the formulas and develop the LC formula
generation engine...all for you to enjoy a the click of a mouse
Is LeaderCalc Open Source?
A: Absolutely no...forever! That's our
secret how we developed the formula generation engine and how
we store the formulas in our custom database...but if you're
an Excel whiz, you could probably replicate it. It will take
you some time, though; It took us several months of programming
What if I have problems with LeaderCalc on Excel or with the
A:Go to the FishBetter forum and post your question. Support
will be limited to functionality of LeaderCalc alone. We avoid
and Adobe Acrobat; we just
aren't good techie help-desk types! See
Microsoft's site (Excel) and Adobe's site (Acrobat Reader) for support and proper usage on these
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