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Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Jason Yu (198.45.151.---)
Date: March 12, 2019 03:37PM

Hello everyone,

I ordered a Point Blank blank PB731MHXF, would it be a bad idea to trim the blank down from the butt end from 87" to 85"? What changes could I expect from doing this?

I'm using the rod for Texas Rigs ranging from 1/4-3/8oz.

Thank you,



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/12/2019 03:38PM by Jason Yu.

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Dave Orr (---.auroracollege.com)
Date: March 12, 2019 03:49PM

Shouldn't make a noticeable difference at all cutting off 2".

Regards
Dave

Fishing is Life the rest is just Details

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: roger wilson (---.hsd1.mn.comcast.net)
Date: March 12, 2019 03:57PM

Go for it. Trim only from the butt.

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: John DeMartini (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: March 12, 2019 04:12PM

You can expect no change.The only thing that will happen is that the blank will be lighter by 2" of missing butt. Go for it and enjoy it.

Have fun

John

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.97.252.156.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: March 12, 2019 04:34PM

Might want to check on possible warranty issues.

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: March 12, 2019 05:05PM

Trimming 2" from the butt, the action will become slightly slower and a tad bit of power will be lost. But you'd be talking a miniscule amount.

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Jason Yu (198.45.151.---)
Date: March 13, 2019 11:31AM

Thank you for all the responses, I feel better now lol.

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Re: Need Advice: Trimming blank from 87 to 85
Posted by: Jason Yu (198.45.151.---)
Date: March 13, 2019 11:31AM

Thank you for all the responses, I feel better now lol.

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