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10 months ago
Allan Gadia
I believe Century makes some blanks in that neighborhood but last time I checked they were $$$$$$
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10 months ago
Allan Gadia
I have an alps. if it helps, the Alps, Pac Bay and American Tackle share the same track.
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10 months ago
Allan Gadia
Definitely personal preference. If you can mock the reel onto the rod that will get you an idea of how long the butt needs to be and how long to make the grips.
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10 months ago
Allan Gadia
I was in similar shoes as you at the end of last year. Several of the vendors on the left hand side sell rod building kits. Mine came with a blank, all the components, and the basic things I need to build that rod, along with instructions. While I admit 3 months later I have upgraded many of my tools, it was great because it got me into the craft without overthinking things and spending a boa
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11 months ago
Allan Gadia
I would start off with the GPS. The chart that came with the guides is just a generic chart for those guides. Using the GPS takes more factors into account such as the reel you are using and where it is on the blank. Once you figure that out you can run some line through the guides and do a static deflection test, that will ultimately tell you if the guides are in the correct place.
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