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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Sir, I don't know if you have looked at the MHX travel rod series but they have a couple of ultralight and light kits available. The appeal to them is they are 3 piece blanks so you will be able to get back into the middle of nowhere without breaking your gear. I have ordered the 7 foot light model and will let you know how it feels when I get it built. I am a backpacker so i was wanting a r
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Thank you for the help guys. I’m gonna go with the sic guides. I’m now gonna start looking at all the parts for the handle. I’m trying to make this a complete custom rod. Not buy a kit for any part of it. I just want to learn how all these parts work together. I think doing this will help me in the long run.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
I ordered the NFC 1002-2 HM.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
I will be using a 3000 reel and 15-30 braided line. My next question is what material should I be going with? Titanium Torzite, or something else. I see that the guides can be as much as the rod. I know I get what I pay for but when is it too much. This will be a steelhead rod for use during 50 degree to below freezing weather. Does temperature play a factor for selection? Looking on the NFC web
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Thank you for the information Norman. Looking forward to putting it together.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Thank you Norm. Just was looking at it. For the KL-H here is what it recommends- Stripper 16H, 2nd guide 8H, 3rd guide 6L. There is nothing after that. Would you continue to use the 6L for the remainder of the rod? Or would I size down more. I plan to use 10-20 lbs braided line and will be float fishing so the float knot/keeper will be going through the guides. Thank you all again for the help.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Where do I find the guid train recommendations for the Fuji KL-H? I like the look of them. Yes I will be passing knots and will be running braided line. I was planning on a cork handle.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
I have read numerous times about that blank so that’s what I’m going to go with. Thank you for the recommendation. Now does anyone have a recommendation for the guides? I’m looking at the Fuji K series but honestly don’t know what I should be looking for.
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Hello all, I am looking for some recommendations on either a Lamiglas or NFC rod blank for steelhead. I fish the Clearwater, Snake, and Salmon river out of Lewiston Idaho. I fish mainly from the bank with bobber and jig or beads. I know I want a 10’ two piece rod. Just don’t know which one. As for the rest of the parts for the rod I’m all ears. This will be my second rod but I’m up for the cha
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
Don, I couldn’t agree with you more. That is a great idea. I can still make them a rod for graduation as well. Thanks for the input. Sam
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8 months ago
Samuel Church
I have been watching and reading on this site for a while now and decided I should say hi. A little about me. I am in the Marine Corps currently deployed. Before I deployed I took the MudHole rod building class. That was a blast and a great group of guys to be around. I wanted to start building rods to give each one of my 5 children a gift made by me when the graduate high school. I have a fair a
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