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6 weeks ago
Marty Martin
Looking to build a Rainshadow REVSU90M for my birthday. 9 foot, rated 1-4 oz, built spinning. Questions: Heaviest line would be 20lb braid with 40lb leader - what size running guides? Reduction train - I want to use Fuji CC guides. Is the KL-H strong enough? Would you start out 25 to 12, or 20 to 10? Thx all
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1 year ago
Marty Martin
I have bought from Ron for years. Great guy.
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1 year ago
Marty Martin
What is the modern equivalent or closest thing to it in the Rainshadow lineup?
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1 year ago
Marty Martin
Will probably use for 3/8 oz mirrodines for seatrout and small tubes & senkos in rivers for spotted bass. I have a SC 5S66mlf that I love; so am looking for something a smidge heavier. I currently use a HM MHX MB812xf for the mirrodines, but I fish from the bank and would like a shorter rod. I am also assuming the HM MHX I have would be similar to the 5s68mxf. I have even thought about the 59
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1 year ago
Marty Martin
The price difference is $90. Will I be able to tell a difference? Has anybody used both?
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
David - I was asking about the 76MH, not the 76H. The latter is clearly a much heavier blank. I think the difference between the 72MH and 76MH is less in terms of weight.
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
Norman, just curious - are you basing that on the specs or have you handled both blanks?
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
Is there any difference other than the 4 inches of length? The butt on the 72MH is listed as slightly larger; both list a size 6 tip top on the Rainshadow site.
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
Spencer, not trying to parse the sentence, but wanted to make sure I understand the two negatives there. Are you saying that everybody who use the 7ft version said it was still manageable? Or did it wear them all out?
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
What would be a good blank for jerkbaits in the 1.5 to 2 ounce range?
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
7'6" is useful when i'm fishing from the bank, which I do quite often. Admittedly it makes it more difficult to work the lures.
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
Here is my dilemma. I have gotten into more and more inshore fishing in recent years, specifically targeting seatrout but also flounder and redfish. I fish a lot of jerk baits and topwater in the 5/8 oz to 2 oz range. The fishing is very energetic so I don't want too heavy a blank. The L904 looks like I could make it work; thing is, I would really love a metallic blue blank. I know the MB904 is r
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2 years ago
Marty Martin
Will use this to throw anything from 5/8 oz topwater to 1-1/2 oz Rapalas. Which would you pick? Is the 904 heavy enough?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Does anybody know the series of graphite or anything else about these blanks?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Thx Tom.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Thanks Tom. I forgot to ask, how far would you put the first guide from the tip?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
I am building this spinning, KR Concept Micro. Choke guide is 23.5 from the tip. Given how fast the blank is, do you think I would be better with 6 running guides (that includes the choke guide) or seven? If I use 6 spacing will be 3 - 3 1/8 - 3 5/8 - 4 - 4.5 - 5. If I use 7 guides they start out at 3 and don't go above 3 3/4", which sounds awfully close to me.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
I notice the XF is a heavier blank but rated for lighter line and lure weights. Can anybody give me a feel for when you would pick one over the other?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Just weighing my options.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
I am thinking jerkbaits, topwater and unweighted sinkos. X-Raps, Mirrolures and Skitterwalks would be in 3/8 to 5/8 range. Built spinning. What is the comparison b/t MB813xf and SB812?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Will be working Skitter Raps, X-Raps and Mirrodines in the 3/8 to 5/8 ounce range. Will the 2 power be enough or do I need the 3? Rod will be built spinning.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Thinking X-Raps and Mirrodines for sea trout & flounder. Is this blank new? I just noticed it.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
In the 68mxf, are these going to be pretty comparable blanks, just one by St. Croix and the other by Rainshadow?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Is his basically a shorter version of the 63mxf?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
The REC reel seats don't seem to list the OD for the hood. What size cutout do you need in the grip?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
On a 5wt I was thinking size 12 stripper going down to size 1 snakes. If I want to keep the weight down to keep efficiency up, two questions: 1 - can I use lite wire guides on a 5wt; and 2 - is there an advantage to a large-loop lite wire tip? Thx.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
I have introduced my son to the addiction and he goes to college near several trout rivers with Browns, Rainbows and some Brookies. He is looking at one of the Rainshadow Eternity2 blanks in a 5wt. He has wondered if he should build a 6wt. The fish are usually not more than 12 to 14 inches, but there might the occasional big holdover fish (most are the stocked stuff). We are in upstate SC so not
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
Would this make a very fast 6wt, or would it just be a dumb idea?
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
What's "T/G"? I think I understand what "sustained anchor" is. And I meant Revelation, not Eternity. Getting my biblical analogies mixed up.
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3 years ago
Marty Martin
How close are these two in color? If I have a SG winding check close to a TiCh hook keep, will they clash?
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