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Looking for a fly blank
Posted by: gary Marquardt (---)
Date: January 07, 2021 07:38PM

I’ve suddenly gotten requests for a specific blank
In particular a TFO 7’3”. 2 wt
Does anyone have any of these stashed that they want to unload?
Or a similar in 7’ range

And no do not suggest using a spinning blank. These customers are specific

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Re: Looking for a fly blank
Posted by: Torin Koski (---)
Date: January 10, 2021 12:12PM

Have you considered the Anglers Workshop Chalkstream Light blanks? I believe that Talon makes these blanks. They have a 7’1” 2/3 wt that may fill this niche. If you haven’t built on a TFO blank before, you should be made aware that they put a rather large inscription advertising their company and blank model that is impossible to remove (unless you remove the paint) and would take a lot of thread to cover up - if you’re like me and don’t want to advertise the blank manufacturer so prominently.

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