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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
I have always felt that using 2 short arbors creates a resonant chamber similar to a folk guitar or violin body between the ends of the seat. This is where the the rod is held and can only serve to amplify signals from the line. Then again I could be wrong.
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
You said it. Junk Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Where I live a foot equals 12". Just so we're on the same page.
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Many thanks to the fellows above. Very helpful.
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
When building a 7ft. spinning rod (Rx-7 ISB842 1/4-5/8oz. 8-14lb. line) what sort of casting distance should I feel is acceptable with 10 and 12lb.mono. I have guides attached with wire ties while testing. Mid priced guides starting with a #20 stripper, throwing a 1/4oz. bare jighead. I know what I think of it, just curious what some of you guys expect when you build. Thanks to all who reply. (Al
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
I thank all of you guys for your responses,and please don't take the threadjacker comment too seriously, sometimes my humor doesn't read quite as I think it! I usually build for myself and family however in this case i'm building for a fella I only see 2 weeks a year while on our yearly trip to Canada. He saw some of the rods I did recently and asked if I'd build one for him. Other than length an
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
I thank all of you guys for your responses,and please don't take the threadjacker comment too seriously, sometimes my humor doesn't read quite as I think it! I usually build for myself and family however in this case i'm building for a fella I only see 2 weeks a year while on our yearly trip to Canada. He saw some of the rods I did recently and asked if I'd build one for him. Other than length an
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Chuck, this is the highest rating for the blank and the guides and will probably not be used. I figure if it can cast that decently it will preform perfectly with lesser line weights. For myself, if it's 12lb. or higher it belongs on a casting rod. Thanks Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Thanks Jim, this is the type answer I seek. Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Thanks Bill, and I agree with you about the casting guides. To me they are acting to control a situation that does not exist. Kinda like the boss's useless nephew. Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Thanks Rolly, appreciate the input! Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
You go Billy, truer words were never spoken! Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
Hi guys, yesterday when I asked about using microwave guides I got 14 replies, only one of which dealt directly with the question as asked. Thank you Wes (a little more info would have been welcome however). Jim, Jim, and Dennis I shoud have a Fuji tattoo, I've been using them since Lew Childre was still around and if anyone asks I still say Fuji is #1. I feel that Lew and Doug Hannon were cut fr
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
So, let's say you're going to built the best casting spinning rod possible. 7ft., 8-14lb. mono, 1/4 to 5/8 oz. lure. Does it get Microwave guides or not? Thanks, Lynn
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5 years ago
Lynn Behler
If you post this on a west coast forum the man himself may provide the answer.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
I sent 3 of these guides back to Mudhole care of the rodbuilding dept.because I spoke to a guy in that dept. who assured me that Pacific Bay woud be notified of the situation. This after being shot down by a Gentleman who shall remain unamed who stated (via operator of course) "we are not aware of any problems with Minima guides" Well you're aware of it now, and you have some of the bad
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
I just had this issue with Minima 3's. I sent a few to Mudhole for them to inspect. They were BF3XG size 5. I had them cut the line on the trial run for the rod. I came home and cut 5 of them off and replaced them. The first 4 guides from the reel out were also Minima 3's BT3XG double foot and they were fine. Thanks, Lynn
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Hi Shawn,Fuji acs size 16 weighs 27 grams. Lynn
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Karen, best wishes to you and yours.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
O n Tues. morning I read a post about Utmost Enterprises cork closeout. I ordered 5 pieces of cork and a reelseat on Tues. afternoon, and it was in my mailbox at 10 this morning, less than 48h.r.s later. I was charged $2.68 for shipping. I live 2900 miles from Utmost. This unbelievable service for an order that totaled less than $20.00. We hobby builders can't write off inflated shipping charges,
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
On Tues, morning Mick Batson posted about a cork closeout at Utmost Enterprises. I ordered a reel seat and 5 pieces of cork that afternoon. My order was in my mailbox at 10a.m. this morning, less than 48 hr.s later. My total for the order was $19.68 shipping included. My charge for shipping was $2.68. This is what I call service! I live 2900 miles from Utmost Ent. and my hat's off to them. I thin
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Scott the rod is beautiful, pics in your post priceless!
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Which is what should've been done in the first place! and by the way, (I left this one get by before), L.L. Bean ships free.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Scotchbrite is best . NEVER use steelwool. Happy New Year
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Is there anything to be gained from using mirco guides other than the obvious weight saved?
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Thanks folks for all your responses. I thought this might be a lively topic.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
1st thing, did check before odering , did not order, am shopping elsewhere.Second, there are about three people in the whole building, also it does'nt cost $8.00 to send 4 grams of guides from them to me. By the way I dropped the book at the post office which is located 2oo yards from my best trout spot.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Condolences to family and friends of Mike Barkley. Your in our prayers. Lynn
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
1289. shipping
Last week I sent a 6 oz. book on a 2500 mile journey at a cost of $2.53, I can mail a letter of up to 1 oz.. anywhere in the country for $.47. So why does it cost $8.00 for someone to send me a set of guides that weigh less than a 1/4 oz. 1000 miles? I don't mind paying for items but this almost doubles my order cost! No need to reply. Have a nice holiday.
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6 years ago
Lynn Behler
Some threads seem to fade from the sun rather quickly. Are there any CP's or finishes that protect against this? Thanks to all who reply.
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