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BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Al Cournoyer (---)
Date: March 22, 2020 07:13PM

Hey fellas, so I’ve built plenty of rods but never a surf rod. I’ve got a BH East Coast 10’ medium (2-6oz) which I’m pairing with a Penn Slammer 5500 with 40lb braid. I was thinking NGC with KW30, KW25, KW12, 8 KW8 to an 8 tip. Does this seem right?

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Chris Morilla (---)
Date: March 23, 2020 01:51AM

The 25 to 12 is a pretty steep angle, I’d throw in a 20 after the 25, then 12 to 8 runners. Make sure to test cast before wrapping them up.

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Al Cournoyer (---)
Date: March 23, 2020 06:27AM

Chris Morilla Wrote:
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> The 25 to 12 is a pretty steep angle, I’d throw
> in a 20 after the 25, then 12 to 8 runners. Make
> sure to test cast before wrapping them up.


Will do, thanks! I’m planning on static and test casting. How many runners would you use?

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Mick Murphy (31.127.52.---)
Date: March 23, 2020 08:10AM

Al there’s a guy on you tube Lou Caruso he gives a good description on a surf rod build check it out if you are going to use the concept guide system you with need 11 guides plus tip and I would go with 30 butt to 20 16 then 8x10s with 10 tip as you might want to tie a fluorocarbon leader on so more clearance for an fg leader knot, let us know how you get on with the build as I fancy one of those blanks ????

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Al Cournoyer (---.usace.army.mil)
Date: March 23, 2020 09:18AM

Awesome video thank you! I will definitely go up to 10's, i was mulling that around before and will also update as I build.

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Mick Murphy (31.127.52.---)
Date: March 23, 2020 12:00PM

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Mick Murphy (31.127.52.---)
Date: March 23, 2020 04:56PM

Sorry that was supposed to be a thumbs up but the site doesn’t recognise it lol

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Re: BH East Coast Surf Rod Guide Question
Posted by: Al Cournoyer (---)
Date: March 23, 2020 05:04PM

Mick Murphy Wrote:
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> Sorry that was supposed to be a thumbs up but the
> site doesn’t recognise it lol


Lol I figured it was something along those lines

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