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Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Terry Bain (---)
Date: February 22, 2021 11:04AM

Good morning. I have a customer inquiring about a Bushiro blank. It is 6' 8", fast action, medium/light power. I have never used this brand and was wondering if anyone has. Any feedback would be appreciated. Thank you.

TM Bain
Benton, Ar

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Jonathan Hotham (---)
Date: February 22, 2021 11:33AM

Terry,

Bushido Blanks are a line produced by American tackle company. Good stuff! I have used quite a few. I think it is a great balance between sensitivity and durability. They are light weight and tough for their rating.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Charles Backes (---.lightspeed.jcvlfl.sbcglobal.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 12:48PM

I've used Bushido blanks quite a bit. Along with Matrix, they are some of my go-to blanks. As previously stated, they are tough and sensitive, but also light, and reasonably priced. Match it with some ATC TiForged guides and you've got a great set up.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Wes Motsinger (---)
Date: February 22, 2021 12:59PM

SJ68/6-10 is a great blank. Very sensitive and great price point.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Reed W Atkinson (172.76.87.---)
Date: February 22, 2021 01:32PM

SJ68 is one of my go-tos. Very versatile blank. Great for finesse bass fishing, larger trout, walleye etc. Strong, priced right and light in-hand. Pair it with a Aero Comfortgrip or G2 Wave spinning seat and 20/6 Microwave finesse guide set for the perfect setup. They offer that same blank in a two piece version as well, which is popular with the backcountry brook trout crowd. Good luck!

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: John Keough (---.bltmmd.fios.verizon.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 02:03PM

Great blank! I use the airwaves or the mw20 on this blank.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Richard Bowers (---.ptld.qwest.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 02:51PM

The Bushido blanks are one of my favorite lines. I absolutely love the SP72-2/4-8 2-piece spinning blank for Trout Fishing! I have several now, and will probably buy even more as I build rods for others! I also am a huge fan of their Matrix Series - love the carbon fiber weave in the butt section...

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Charles Backes (---.lightspeed.jcvlfl.sbcglobal.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 03:41PM

I love the multipiece Bushidos! That's what I use for my travel rods.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Michael Danek (---.alma.mi.frontiernet.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 03:50PM

I think the Bushidos and Rainshadow Revelations are lines that are placed nicely at the knee of the curve of performance vs cost. You can put more money into blanks, but you won't get the same value gain for the next $40 that you got for the $40 leading up to their price.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Jeffrey D Rennert (---)
Date: February 22, 2021 03:55PM

I've tried every body's blanks, haven't found a bad one yet, that being said, the American tackle line up are as good or better that all of them!! Good pricing and excellent help from staff. Two thumps up!!

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: larry basilio (---.phlapa.fios.verizon.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 06:47PM

Terry, great blank, i got mine from Mud Hole , verry happy

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.44.66.72.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: February 22, 2021 07:03PM

I like them also, great value.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Terry Bain (---)
Date: February 22, 2021 10:13PM

Guys thank you so much for your input and set up information. You've made me a believer, now I need to pass this on to the customer. I'll try one on for size for myself, especially a 2 piece.

TM Bain
Benton, Ar

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Cory Leiman (207.195.86.---)
Date: February 23, 2021 12:49AM

I have built a lot of rod on the American Tackle Bushido blanks. I find their blanks very good quality and haven’t had a issue over the past 4 years. The staff at American Tackle will answer any questions you have on any of their products. Give them a try.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Jay Burns (---.twcny.res.rr.com)
Date: February 23, 2021 09:15AM

Yes the guys over at AT have always been open and transparent about their product lines. Very informative group, the Bushido's are a diverse line of blanks. Very durable blank as well. Have had no complaints with mine.

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Robert Ford (---)
Date: February 23, 2021 02:40PM

Built a striped bass plug rod on one and it's one of my favorites! I used winn grips

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Re: Bushiro Blanks
Posted by: Capt. Craig Freeman (---.hampton.k12.va.us)
Date: February 24, 2021 08:46AM

That blank and the 8-15 blank are all I use for my inshore rods. Trout, pups, flounder, and rock. Blank won't quit.

Capt. Craig Freeman
Grading Scales Sportfishing and Back River Rods



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/24/2021 08:47AM by Capt. Craig Freeman.

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