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CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: David Janes (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 06:28PM

I looked around and have not seen any mention of CTS blanks. I've read reviews on line but was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with them. I'm thinking of doing a 9' 12 wt build with one.

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 06:35PM

David,
There have been many mentions of CTS blanks on this site - including fly blanks.
Please email me to get special RB.Org pricing and info on the Affinity-X #12
Herb
CTS U.S. Rep

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: David Janes (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 06:46PM

Thanks Herb, and will do

I typed in CTS and Revo in the search and found nothing. What shoud I search.

Thanks

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: David Miller (---.nclxtn.lexcominc.net)
Date: October 09, 2021 07:28PM

David Janes Wrote:
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> Thanks Herb, and will do
>
> I typed in CTS and Revo in the search and found
> nothing. What shoud I search.
>
> Thanks


Make sure to change the time in the search from 30 days out to all dates. You should get many from those search words.

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Robert Flowers (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: October 09, 2021 07:33PM

I've built on CTS QuartzCrystal, and am currently building a 9 foot, 8 weight Affinity X. I love how the rod feels already, and it's not even complete yet, LOL. I am still awaiting a section of the 4 piece blank to be returned by CTS. My QuartzCrystal 3 weight is a top notch rod in all respects. The only other blank that I own that even is in the same league is my Winston B3X 7 weight. But that blank costs about 250 dollars more, just for the blank.

Tight Lies and frisky fish

RJF

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 07:37PM

David,
Unhide your email on this site - or email me at hladen@hotmail.com and I will send you a link.
Are you considering the REVO Salt?
A #12 would be a beast.
But - lets talk by email
Herb

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 07:38PM

Thanks Bob.
Herb

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: October 09, 2021 07:39PM

CTS builds a high quality product.

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 09, 2021 08:44PM

Tom,
Thank you.
Herb

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: David Janes (---.hsd1.fl.comcast.net)
Date: October 09, 2021 10:24PM

I sent you an email Herb because I don’t know how to unhide my email.

Thanks
David

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Todd Theodore (---.cinci.res.rr.com)
Date: October 09, 2021 11:58PM

One could argue the best fly rod blanks in the business.

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 10, 2021 10:33AM

Thank you Todd. And very true.
The Carbon blanks are light in-the-hand and have a blazing recovery rate.
The Glass blanks are great also.
Herb

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: October 10, 2021 11:41AM

CTS is good gear, have built many and have three, both fly and travel gear rods.

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Robert Flowers (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: October 10, 2021 11:59AM

Though CTS makes very good fly rod blanks, they have a whole range of blanks for just about any kind of fishing you might want to do, from surf casting, to inshore fishing, to spinning rods, to popping, jigging, crank baits, you name it. All are top quality.

Tight Lies and frisky fish

RJF

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Re: CTS Fly rod blanks
Posted by: Mark Hahn (---.157.18.98.static.ip.windstream.net)
Date: October 12, 2021 10:28PM

I recently built a 14wt for a customer. Herb was spot on with all his advice and guideance. My customer loved it; caught sailfish, tuna, and Mahi on the rod. Follow Herb's advice and you'll do great.

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