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Guide Size help
Posted by: Rick Boley (104.220.48.---)
Date: May 07, 2024 07:18PM

I'm building an NFC SW 765 moderate. med heavy. 12-25lb. 1/2 3 oz . I'm wondering guide sizes and single vs double foot. At what point should you go from double foot guides to single foot for the runners? I plan on going12, 10 ,8,6 double foot then the rest single foot runners.


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Re: Guide Size help
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: May 07, 2024 07:42PM

Both are strong enough to work, durability while stored on the boat, in vehicle, etc. are the issues as I see it. Pick your priorities and go fish it.

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Re: Guide Size help
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: May 08, 2024 07:59AM

Don't use so many guide sizes. Not efficient. Just go from 12 maybe then an 8 and on to the rest in 6's. Or go straight from the 12 to the 6's. It'll work better than if you put a bunch of different sizes on the rod.


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