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Posted by: Will Anderson (---)
Date: September 09, 2022 11:20PM

Hey folks,

I am a novice rod builder and naive to the pros and cons of different blank materials. I believe the rods I am looking to replace a Penn squadron light extra fast 7ft rod with one of similar action. I've settled on two NFC blanks- all purpose fast glass and a classic freshwater xfast blank. I plan to use the rod with a 2500 reel with 6lb mono.

Just looking for opinions and info about the difference in blank materials along with blank suggestions beside those if you have them.


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Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: September 10, 2022 12:21AM

If you are looking at the FW702-1 you have made a good choice, it will easily be a superior rod to your Penn if you do your part.

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