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ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Seth Johnson (151.142.219.---)
Date: February 27, 2019 01:46PM

In search of a medium light dropshot blank. From what I'm reading, I believe I want a Mod. Fast action. Do you guys have some favorites for dropshotting? All I'm really seeing are the Rainshadow inshore blanks and the Phenix Maxim.

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Don @ American Tackle (---.biz.bhn.net)
Date: February 27, 2019 02:25PM

I normally prefer XF action for dropshotting...

Check out the Bushido DS69

If you do not want quite that fast, Bushido SJ series

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Seth Johnson (151.142.219.---)
Date: February 27, 2019 02:32PM

See I thought XF was what most companies labeled as a dropshot rod, but I read a few people recommending a softer tip and saw a few videos on youtube recommending the same thing. Sometimes I feel like the more research I do, the less I know. Thank you Don. Open now to all medium light recommendations, not just Mod Fast.

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Bob McKamey (---.se.biz.rr.com)
Date: February 27, 2019 03:26PM

Here are three links to various MHX Drop Shot blanks, per the series they are offered in - [www.mudhole.com] - - [www.mudhole.com] -- [www.mudhole.com] -- Thank You

Bob McKamey
Mud Hole Custom Tackle
bobm@mudhole.com

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (172.58.45.---)
Date: February 27, 2019 03:29PM

If the blank powers are equal the xf blank will have the softest tip.

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Michael Danek (---.alma.mi.frontiernet.net)
Date: February 27, 2019 04:03PM

I agree with XF or at least F, and agree that it's the power that determines how stiff the tip is. I think that a soft lively tip to allow easy detection without applying much reaction to the fish, then a solid easily engaged butt for the hookset is the right combo for drop shot.

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: Seth Johnson (151.142.219.---)
Date: February 27, 2019 04:04PM

I had a misunderstanding of what a soft tip meant. Plenty of options now, thanks guys!

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Re: ML Dropshot blank
Posted by: James Taylor (---.wavecable.com)
Date: February 28, 2019 01:05PM

Our Rainshadow lineup has a variety of Dropshot options, though most are XF or F.

If you want a USA Made Rod Blank go with our highest end Eternity series ETES610MXF - [www.rainshadowrodblanks.com]

Our Immortal lineup is a truly high performance at a great price. IMMS610MXF and MMS72ML - [www.rainshadowrodblanks.com]

Then there’s a Revelation lineup which are a staple for custom Bass rods. REVS610MLXF and REVS610MXF - [www.rainshadowrodblanks.com]

There has never been a better time to get into custom rods with all the great options out there.

James Taylor
Batson Enterprises
BatsonEnterprises.com | RainShadowRodBlanks.com | ALPSForeCast.com | Build2Fish.com

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