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2 months ago
Brett DeNicola
1201L will be great for pencils and smaller metal lips and other treble hook applications but for jigs I prefer a faster action I would recommend an odm nex1 105 or the 9’ .5-3.5 nex1 for lighter lures if you aren’t set on a 10’. To me they are a better all around blank. Or the odm genesis 10’ which is rated 3/4-4 I believe.
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2 months ago
Brett DeNicola
I have thread master lite and high and flex coat high. What should I use?
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3 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Ok duh no wonder why I never though of it before
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3 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Does anyone load test for casting and fighting fish. Only done a few rods and only ever done for fish fighting pressure.
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3 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Would have used a or b but don’t have any. New to micro guides and locking wraps and relatively new to building in general.
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3 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Some people do a locking wrap on micro guides some > don’t. I always do a locking wrap as added > insurance, but basically your choice. > I use the Fuji speed thread for running line > through my micro guides, this tool will thread > guides as small as a size 4, so for me a size 4 > micro
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4 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Sorry for spamming this thread. Try twisting the inlay thread i forget which way ccw or cw.
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4 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Though not sure if you will be able to see it in the branch or other inlays laying against d thread
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4 months ago
Brett DeNicola
It would probably sgow better using d main and a for the leaf
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5 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Whats the power and lure rating of rod? Unless you foresee alot of falls on rocks and abusing the rod i would go with a single foot of kr build
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8 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Thank you Norman and Mark i have two rods planned going to do minima for mine and the other is a prize for a memorial tournament in april for my grandfather who died fishing sandy hook nj in 2018 going to do kr for that for durabikity im careful other people may not be
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8 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Thanks guys appreciate the input definitely going to try them out and i have a better idea in choosing now
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8 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The Minima4 black titanium Tiblack guide has a > titanium frame with a double swagged hard chrome > ring with everything being PVD coated with the > TiBlack finish. This finish adds additional > hardness and corrosion protection. The Minima4 > TiBlack and TiBronze guides are a stainless frame
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8 months ago
Brett DeNicola
I searched about them earlier and one thread was saying people were grooving their minima 3s. Thats why i questioned their durablity with braid though Tom says they are ok with it. Guess the newer minima 4s are better. Just never used anything other than ceramic and fuji at that
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8 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Looking for guides for a 7'6" 1/4- 1oz rod. Lookong at the minima match reduction and f runners set up kr. Would they be good for this blank? Looking too save weight. Kind of confused about the choices and the weight savings between titanium and the cheaper options. Confused about the differences between titanium, titanium tibl tibl, tiblack. Is tiblack just ss is tibl color? And titanium ti
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9 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Ron Schneider Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I don't know about stopping them in a minute or > two, but we have caught lots of Lake Norfork > Stripers on 6# test using either very soft glass > rods or longer 5-6-7 wt fly blanks. > Usually made up for level wind reels to minimize > line twist. > Back in the day I landed a Striper just
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9 months ago
Brett DeNicola
I feel like it will throw light lures nice but dont know if it will stop stripers in a reasonable time. Probably nothing over 5-10lbs but you never know dont want to be fighting a fish for over a min or 2
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9 months ago
Brett DeNicola
A friend gave me a batson forecast rx6 blank 8'6" 5w. Not sure if i am going to get into fly fishing or if i should just build it spinning. I was thinking for unweighted sluggos or other soft plastics for schoolie striped bass. Anyone familar with the blank and if it would work for that application. I was thinking about taping a reel and some guides on and seeing how it casts the intended lu
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Thanks David i wasnt thinking of it like that. I get now that if you go by the guides and though the load may look good you wont realize that you changed the flex if you dont test by tip
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Just wondering what the point of doing static test with line from tip. I get that it will show true flex of blank but whats the point why not just test it how it will be fished. Something im not getting?
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Herb the spool diameter of 706 is .25" larger than 704. 27x puts them 7" apart
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
I know these reels arent ideal but i love their simplocity and reliabilty im planning a wading rod that will get dunked and be underwater and i like a short rod for wading. And plan on throwing 2.5oz+ with it. And my 704z is new only used once and roller wont spin because the braid it too limp its a common problem with the 704z because of the bushing apparently from what i habe read the 706z bear
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Thanks Herb i was thinking ncg wouldnt work because choke would be too far out by 27x it puts the choke right at tip then i thought cof but unsure of how quick i can reduce size and wanted to try and keep the tip light. At first i assumed kr wouldnt work because of spool diameter but then inthought mayne it could work amd bring the choke back. I wanted to use the 706 because the bearing roller is
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Anybody know if kr concept is possible with a 706z with 14lb fireline on a 9' rod(with 25" from butt to top hood)and i know 706 has huge spool diameter for a 9'?
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10 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Hey sorry just saw this never cut it probably wont mayne just change when i use it and stick to lighter lures dont want to mess with action.
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11 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Thank you Herb. I just wasnt sure i have never used a larger tip than the runners though didnt foresee it being a problem
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11 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Is it a problem to do 30 20 16 10 8 runners if the tip is a 10 or 12? Should not matter right?
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11 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Probably just going to go with the xsg as i am keeping the wood handle and reel seat and tip original think ks would look silly.
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11 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Looked like the recoils came in 40 and down unless its a different measurement. Dont know if i want to go with ks or keep an old style guide
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11 months ago
Brett DeNicola
Stripers probably a 704 and 14 or 17lb mono or 20 fireline. At first i was just going to go with the cheaper xsg double foot stainless guides and practice some threadwork on it as i am a novice but its actually a pretty nice although beatup blank and am thinking i may actually fish it and am looking at those sf rspg recoils they are nickel titanium and are kinda expensive looking at like 70 or mo
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