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Measuring Roller Guides
Posted by: Reggie Byrum (---.drhm.nc.frontiernet.net)
Date: August 29, 2023 06:37PM

If roller guides are not stamped with neither brand or size, how do you determine the size of the roller guide? How do you measure? I noticed some listed as sizes 3, 4, and then you go to another brand and you might have 31, 41, 51 . . .

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Re: Measuring Roller Guides
Posted by: Mark Talmo (---)
Date: August 30, 2023 12:48AM

Reggie,
While I have not inexperienced the drastic dimensional differences in roller guide sizing that you suggest, simply ask the intended supplier what their ‘sizes’ actually represent for your particular application / build. If they cannot afford you with a proper answer = look elsewhere. I am very fond of All American Roller Guides and Steve and / or Laurie Gustlin will answer ANY question you might possibly pose = quality product, quality service, quality people!!!

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

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Re: Measuring Roller Guides
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: August 30, 2023 08:51AM

There is no standard for roller guide sizing. Companies use their own system to donate the relative sizes of their particular guides.

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Re: Measuring Roller Guides
Posted by: Robert A. Guist (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: August 31, 2023 05:12PM

Hello Reggie.

If this link works it will get you to an AFTCO chart you might find interesting.

[www.merricktackle.com]


Tight Wraps & Tighter Lines.

Bob,

New Bern, NC.

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