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19 days ago
Chris Henry
So the MB-736 isn’t as stiff as the SJ-736?
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22 days ago
Chris Henry
SJ-732 or SJ-736 for drop shotting 5/8oz??? Any input would be great. Thank you!
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
I was just on Rod Geeks looking at the St Croix SCV610MXF. Now I’m intrigued at the Carbon 4 blank you just mentioned.
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
How would the DS-6100 compare to the SJ-732? I have been reading a lot of comments regarding the SJ-732 and it sounds like it might be the best choice??? That DS-6100 is only rated up to 1/2oz. How’s that any good for dragging 5/8oz ds weights?
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
Do you have any experience with the SJ-703-1? I prefer an X-Fast tip for drop shotting but I don’t even know if it has a true XF tip.
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
Which one would handle 5/8oz drop shot weights better?
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
Yes but which X-Ray blank? The SJ-703-1?
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8 weeks ago
Chris Henry
I’m interested in getting a couple X-Ray blanks for my drop shot preferences. I drop shot for smallmouth bass on the St. Lawrence River in semi deep water with heavy current. I mainly use 5/8oz drop shot weights but will throw 1/2oz if the conditions allow. What would you guys recommend for my application? Thank you!
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
Unfortunately they don’t have the MG SIC in what I need. A 9.0 (3.6) - 8 ring. I might have to look at the MN???
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
I don't see a SIC option for the MG tip top but I do see a concept O. What is a Concept O ring and is it as durable as a SIC?
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
What Fuji guides would you recommend for musky rod builds? KW, MN, LN? Also, which fuji tip top? I'm looking at building a telescopic 9' or 9'6" XXH which a Tranx 500 will be mounted. Will KW's be high enough for a Tranx 500? Thanks, Chris
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
Anthony Holstein Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Chris it's hard to find large tube small ring tops > to accommodate musky rods. Roger and Spencer are > both right on. I haven't found a noticeable > difference in performance in any of my musky rods > using size 8 to the tip. I never like the look of > a tip top thats a bigger ring then
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
Anthony, What Fuji guides do you typically use for musky builds? KW, MN, LN? Also, what tip top? I'm looking at building a 9' or 9'6" XXH which a Tranx will be mounted. Will KW's be high enough for a Tranx? Thanks, Chris
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1 year ago
Chris Henry
Anthony, What Fuji guides do you typically use for musky builds? KW, MN, LN? Also, what tip top? I'm looking at building a 9' or 9'6" XXH which a Tranx will be mounted. Will KW's be high enough for a Tranx? Thanks, Chris
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Thanks for all the help. I'm going to try it out tonight.
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
One other thing on these two E-Glass blanks I have. Size A or D thread on these large diameter blanks with small guides?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Is it normal to always have an air bubble in epoxy syringes? I've been using D2 for a couple weeks now and every time I pull epoxy into the syringes there is always an air bubble. I also make sure push all the air out prior to extracting epoxy and I even hold the epoxy bottle upside down during extraction.
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
I'm not doing a spiral wrap but yeah I think I should be okay with the single foot guides. Thanks for all your help!
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
I use 30lb braid. Are you referring to 15lb mono or flouro?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
I'm not sure if I should be concerned about the single foot guides or not? Again, I will only be trolling deep diving crankbaits, like reef runner 800 series lures, 100ft back and 20-25ft down. I guess if needed I could do a locking wrap on them. Not sure if that would do anything?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
So how about? 7' XBLXNLG 12, 06, 06, 06, XBFLG 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, XPPZT tip top (10 total guides) 7'10" (butt trimmed to 7'6") Add one or two more XBFLG 06's?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Not sure what a turn is but yes it will be a baitcaster. I just want to do simple guides straight down the blank. It’s an okuma low profile 354 line counter reel. 16 seems kind of big, yes or no?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
I’m looking at building two walleye trolling rods and would like some help choosing guides. Both will only be used for flatlining deep diving cranks. I have 7’ and a 7’6” Rainshadow E-glass blanks but now I just need to choose guides. I have a telescoping 7’6” Okuma Dead Eye trolling rod which is set up with 14-12-10-10-8-8-8-10. Not sure the brand and I think they might be a little big for my ap
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Thanks for everyone’s help! It’s much appreciated.
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Thanks for everyone’s help! It’s much appreciated.
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
Awesome! Thanks so much.
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
I just lightly sanded one section with 800 grit. Smoothened it out but it turned a white color. How do I get rid of that now? Clean it with alcohol? Or will it disappear when I apply the 2nd coat?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
What grit would you recommend?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
What do you mean by sanding? Can I sand my first coat of epoxy down where the decals are going? Those areas didn’t come out great bc that’s when the epoxy started getting very tacky. They aren’t level, kind of wavy and not to my liking. Is that something I can just level off on my 2nd coat after I apply the decal?
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2 years ago
Chris Henry
So you apply it directly from the cup then?
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