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Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Al Jones (156.19.131.---)
Date: June 02, 2022 02:42PM

I was ready to try some ceramics on my next rod but when searching for some tlsg's discovered they are discontinued. I want to keep them as light as possible so wish there was another Ti option. What is everyone going to use? Are the KT's actually much heavier?

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Re: Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Michael Danek (---.alma.mi.frontiernet.net)
Date: June 03, 2022 10:51AM

For spin or cast I use Fuji KT/KT exclusively. Size 4's to 5.5. I think they are pretty light for their function. I don't have weight data but it's pretty hard to imagine other Ti ceramics weighing significantly less.

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Re: Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Al Jones (156.19.131.---)
Date: June 03, 2022 11:35AM

That's how I feel and I have some of those on hand so I think I'll go that route. It seems to me that the two legs have to be similar to a single thicker L style.
Thanks a lot

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Re: Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Norman Miller (---)
Date: June 03, 2022 02:39PM

There are other companies that make titanium L style fly guides such as SeaGuide.
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Norm

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Re: Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Al Jones (156.19.131.---)
Date: June 03, 2022 04:01PM

Thank you I might try those on another rod! Didn't know they existed until this morning

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Re: Ti ceramic fly guide? Tlsg discontinued?
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: June 06, 2022 01:32PM

American Tackle, Pacific Bay, and Sea Guide all make titanium guides. Some make them with, or without the heavier ceramic guide rings. Remember the smaller the guide, the less difference there is between guide weights, SS vs Ti, when you get into the small micro guides I challenge you to really notice the difference between the two materials.

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