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7 weeks ago
Michal Rozycki
Thank you, waiting for more.
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7 weeks ago
Michal Rozycki
Diamondback Clout rods or blanks: any feedback will be welcome.
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2 months ago
Michal Rozycki
Tom Kirkman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > A hacksaw, wielded carefully, can be used to > spiral cut the seat. Then insert a screwdriver > into the cut slot, twist it, and the seat will pop > open and can slid off. 5 minutes work, tops. > > .......... Provided you do not put too much pressure on the hacksaw. I did and cut not only t
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4 months ago
Michal Rozycki
The Snake Lite Wire - Black Nickel are "blackish". Maybe they will do the job if you like their guides that much (as I do).
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4 months ago
Michal Rozycki
Email sent Thanks for the express reply, Michal
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4 months ago
Michal Rozycki
Assuming I buy a blank from you, what shipping time would it be reasonable to expect?
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10 months ago
Michal Rozycki
The MHX 10" 4wt 4pc is still waiting for me to finish the build, but the blank itself is sweet!
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10 months ago
Michal Rozycki
For 1-oz. weights you will need a 10 to 12 weight blank. Pick one, which has fast or extra fast action. It will never be F or XF spinning-type, but it should be ok if you can live with MF or M action.
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Although the language may be unfamiliar to some of you and the weights are in grams, here you are:
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Heartfelt condolences and prayers.
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Maybe a braided leader loop (as used in fly fishing) might do the trick
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
All right, all right. ;-) The RX7+ stays then.
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Thank you all for your comments. Now to clarify a few points: - I simply had no opportunity to use the rod during the past couple of years - I am not an expert caster but I do manage and yes - I double-haul if necessary - I do not expect an improvement in landing fish, or hooking them at all for that matter - I was simply wondering how the RX7+ blanks compare against Eternity2 Because I
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Maybe the title of the topic is not precise enough, but so is my befuddled mind ;-) A couple of years ago I built a fly rod on a 9' 8wt. 4-piece Batson RX7+ blank. I used the rod a few times and so far it remains a virgin in terms of landing fish. Now my question is: does it make sense to buy an Etermity 2 blank and build a rod on it instead? I have some experience with E2 fly blanks and know I
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
I started building rods 6-7 years ago. Barring a few exceptions I have been making rods for my private use only and that gives bias to my remarks. Many of my builds were/are on Batson blanks and I tend to use their "rod recipes", though with personal mods. I like aluminium-rubber butt caps, which add approx. 1/2 oz. in weight. Aluminium density is much lower than lead so its not a heavy
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
I didn't know anything about Johnny's predicament, but God bless and my prayer is the least I can do. Whatever the issue is, I hope he will be fine soon.
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Thank you
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Hi everyone! Has anyone had an opportunity to build on the new Unity fly blanks from Batson? Is there much difference between them and the old blue-coloured RX6 blanks?
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Thank you
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
I was looking for some user feedback on MHX spey blanks and found practically nothing. How about this forum's users? Anything about MHX DH blanks? Mudhole have a whopping 75% discount on them at the moment ... Worth spending the money or better spend it elsewhere?
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Silly me! Forgot to say: THANK YOU
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
I am thinking about buying an NFC 8' 3wt fly blank for dry fly fishing. Two are available: moderate action and slow. Is NFC slow really slow or is it rather on the faster side of slow, or even more like moderate? Or maybe the moderate action one would be a better idea?
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1 year ago
Michal Rozycki
Built a Rainshadow RX8-series 9' 8wt fly rod blank as a spinning rod. It's basically a mod-fast steelhead rod now with power up to approx. 10-11lb and cw in the 1/4-5/8 oz. range. On the other hand a 10wt blank from the same series makes a very nice fast action rod with power, which I estimate is up to 12-14lb, and which can cast up to a little below 1 oz. It all depends on the particular blank,
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Aleks Maslov Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Michal, > > Going to a direct business model outside of the US > does not make economic sense due to > shipping/insurance costs and > returns/refunds/warranties. To ship a 7 foot blank > costs roughly $75 (at the cheapest) and some > countries in Europe (like Poland/Romania/etc) run &g
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Dear Aleks, In your message you say "direct to consumer/factory direct company in the US". Is that going to affect overseas distribution in any way? Meaning, abroad you will continue selling via your foreign distributors? Not that I have any problem with that, I would just like to know. Best regards, Michal
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
I called Hardy customer service ... the Zenith rods are not available anymore and they were made overseas anyway, so "sorry, we can't help you". The thread is definitely not black. It looks like greenish coyote brown, or something ... no trim wraps indeed.
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Hi! Can anyone help please? I need the exact color of thread used on Hardy Zenith fly rods. Specifically 9', 5wt. 4 piece.
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Waiting for more :-)
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Specifically a 4wt. 8'6" moderate action fly blank. There are hardly any reviews or views about NFC fly blanks available online. Has Gary done a good job and can his product face up to Sage, Winston et al, or is it not quite in the same league? Besides, is there any general rule about NFC fly blanks, like: they are all top of the line, or close, or are they more like mid-market? The price sa
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2 years ago
Michal Rozycki
Some say they were St.Croix SC3 blanks from the pre-IPC age ...
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