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SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Rick Hall (---.biz.spectrum.com)
Date: January 23, 2023 10:09AM

Hello,

I just thought I would post a link to all the weights of our frames in all the different materials—as well as rings, tiptops, and even tube lengths.

Interesting knowing what everything weighs.

[docs.google.com]

Rick Hall
Global Sales Manager
SeaGuide Corporation
406-750-2122
www.sea-guide.com

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Gary Weber (173.241.113.---)
Date: January 23, 2023 03:12PM

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/24/2023 10:16AM by Gary Weber.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Gary Weber (173.241.113.---)
Date: January 23, 2023 03:15PM

Hi Rick,
Thanks for posting.I think this will be a useful tool for some people.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/24/2023 10:18AM by Gary Weber.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Mark Talmo (71.147.59.---)
Date: January 23, 2023 07:41PM

Rick,
You are to be commended for taking the initiative, time and effort to post the weight of Sea Guides = THANK YOU! I have used Sea Guide guides on a number of builds and have never been disappointed with the quality and they are just plain good-looking as well. They serve to satisfy BOTH FORM AND FUNCTION, priorities to rod builders and our customers.

Mark Talmo
FISHING IS NOT AN ESCAPE FROM LIFE BUT RATHER A DEEPER IMMERSION INTO IT!!! BUILDING YOUR OWN SIMPLY ENHANCES THE EXPERIENCE.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Mike Ballard (---.cust.tzulo.com)
Date: January 25, 2023 01:15PM

Good resource. Every guide maker should offer the weights of their guides.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: David Sytsma (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: January 25, 2023 01:34PM

I just post my problem, go back to the Rodboard, and there's all this really good information. Question: Would Rick Hall be the one to answer my questions? I was on SeaGuide's website last night and the information I was looking for wasn't readily available.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: January 25, 2023 02:19PM

Yes, Rick can answer any question pertaining to SeaGuide. He'll also be at the Expo in a few weeks.

..........

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Gary Weber (173.241.113.---)
Date: March 26, 2023 12:15PM

Hi Rick,
I was checking out some size 5 guides on the SeaGuide weight charts and this is what I came up with if my math is right and I copied things right.
MKG LA ring .048 g + MKG frame .12 g = .168 g
XOG RA ring .054 g + XOG-N frame .10 g = .154 g
I appreciate these charts. Please let me know if something looks wrong.
Thanks

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: March 26, 2023 12:43PM

I like the fact they still sell a 3.5 tube tip top. Others? Not so much.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Kendall Cikanek (---)
Date: March 26, 2023 01:31PM

I wish you would add a high, reverse frame casting guide with a number six ring to your selection. The silicon nitride rings seem really functional from both the use and material specification standpoints.

The SeaGuide HSC Carbon Fiber Casting Reel Seat is my go to for most casting builds. The double nuts do really make a difference and I like the ergonomics. Please offer your “no logo” butt cap option in silver.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/26/2023 01:41PM by Kendall Cikanek.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Rick Handrick (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: March 26, 2023 07:43PM

Very impressed with Seaguide’s products, customer service, and now this info. Excellent !

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Daryl Ferguson (---)
Date: March 26, 2023 07:55PM

Thank you!

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Lance Schreckenbach (---.mobile.att.net)
Date: March 26, 2023 09:52PM

This is going to make many people angry because they have not done the testing for themselves. A lot of us make a big deal about weight of the guides. What I have seen is that tip top fly guides and guides with stainless steel inserts weight a lot more than ceramic single foot rings, It is really simple, the more guides you have, the straighter the line is going, It will cast farther because there is less slack or sag between the guides. Unless you try it you really can not comment about how well or well not it works.

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Rick Handrick (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: March 27, 2023 08:16AM

Lance Schreckenbach Wrote:
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> This is going to make many people angry because
> they have not done the testing for themselves. A
> lot of us make a big deal about weight of the
> guides. What I have seen is that tip top fly
> guides and guides with stainless steel inserts
> weight a lot more than ceramic single foot rings,
> It is really simple, the more guides you have, the
> straighter the line is going, It will cast farther
> because there is less slack or sag between the
> guides. Unless you try it you really can not
> comment about how well or well not it works.

Some people just need something to complain about....

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Rick Hall (---.biz.spectrum.com)
Date: March 27, 2023 10:22AM

Hi Gary,

That looks correct without reweighing them again. They were all an average of 100 pieces. Remember the MKG does not have a deep press like the XOG so that frame has less material.

If you ever have questions please feel free to reach out and I will be happy to help in any way I can.

Rick Hall
Global Sales Manager
SeaGuide Corporation
406-750-2122
www.sea-guide.com

Re: SeaGuide frame and ring weight chart
Posted by: Rick Hall (---.biz.spectrum.com)
Date: March 27, 2023 12:26PM

Hi Kendall,

We are working on some different RV-style guides, not sure when they will hit the market though. Most likely late this fall or early next spring.

Here is a link to the silver buttcaps without a logo, the image is incorrect but the correct product. [rodbuilderswarehouse.com]


Very much appreciate your business.

Rick Hall
Global Sales Manager
SeaGuide Corporation
406-750-2122
www.sea-guide.com

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