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5 weeks ago
herb canter
Very new product i doubt there is much if any feedback on them , ALPS components are top notch and i have used them and am exceptionally pleased with them . For spinning i have rods with the VS3 frame design and tangle free IF guides , all fantastic . ALPS doesn't release garbage.
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5 weeks ago
herb canter
About time somebody tested it and gave it a thumbs up , thanks for doing it and commenting about it.
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5 weeks ago
herb canter
Musky blanks are varied , some throw heavy weight so i included 10 foot sticks that are capable of that below . Officially designated Musky blanks are rarely over 8.5 feet in length but the below can be substituted for Musky blanks and they offer longer lengths and similar weight , action and power ratings. All ten feet in length , one is rated for 1-4 ounces , one is rated 3 - 8 ounces and on
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5 weeks ago
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6 weeks ago
herb canter
Higher modulus materials are capable of storing and releasing more energy and thus are capable of higher performance but the application decides what blanks are appropriate for a task . Mid modulus blanks are very popular and most blanks on the market do tend to fall into the IM category . For an IM blank to match the weight and power of a HM blank more material will be needed to be used adding t
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
As some others have mentioned i would just use whatever brand of epoxy you use to coat your guide wraps , comes out beautiful every time i have applied a decal and no yellowing whatsoever . Courtesy of Decal Connection: Before you begin the application process, place a thin coat of epoxy on the blank where you will be placing the decal and let dry. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT! This s
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
Russ Amato Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > How often do you experience rod failure from these > suppliers that are due to manufacturing defects? The failure rate of modern blanks due to manufacturing defects like the ones being discussed in this thread are exceedingly low and it's something that i don't worry about at all . If somebody has had repe
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
All of them are good , Rainshadow , Sage CTS, Mudholes MHX, American Tackle blanks , RodGeeks blanks ( St. Croix in actuality) NFC, Fuji Point Blank blanks etc... everyone has their own personal preference and all perform admirably.
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
Of course intermediate modulus blanks will continue to be referred to as intermediate modulus blanks regardless of the time that passes but the materials and resin systems DO NOT remain the same and advance over time . I have fished many 70's and early 80's blanks and i have fished the late 1990's stuff as well and as one would expect the newer stuff is flat out better in many ways even though al
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
I asked the same type of questions a while back and learned to stay away from going with say 40,30,25,20,16,12,8 etc...and choose guides based on only whats needed to tame the line as quickly as possible and get the line running as straight as possible . For a spinning reel the table edge method is a good way to determine what would be an effective reduction train and that article can be found i
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6 weeks ago
herb canter
I would want to know how old exactly , big difference between 90's blanks and 1970's blanks.
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6 weeks ago
herb canter
Follow the below :
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6 weeks ago
herb canter
The only option i see that has the height in double foot is the KW 30 NOT the KW 30 L . Although i find the 30 ring much larger then i would prefer for braid the KW 25 doesn't have the height needed in the double foot frame and neither does the Fuji double frame guides in the MN style either so i would choose the regular frame KW 30 because it's the next best option , has the height and allows y
Forum: rodboard
6 weeks ago
herb canter
If you want to go KR concept i would go KL 25 H - KL 12 H to a 6 M but you can go to the 5.5 M . The slightly larger ring sizes will allow you a little more leeway if going to heavier braid . These are all single foots . I believe you said you will be fishing off a boat in the past , if that's the case you may want more strength and go with double foots because boat rods can get banged around
Forum: rodboard
7 weeks ago
herb canter
Lots of people confuse Mudhole's MHX line with HMX no apologies necessary it's an honest oversight . Unfortunately you're correct, i have found the same thing you have when seeking out more information on NFC's LMX designated blanks , user experiences which would give potential buyers a little more familiarity is just not available at this point . Sorry for the bad news .
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7 weeks ago
herb canter
I don't think there has been any discussions on the NFC LMX version blanks whether fly or otherwise , the discussions have mostly regarded the NFC X RAY series of blanks and the NFC Delta series of blanks and of course comparisons between the HM, IM SM etc... When you say the " Native " series you probably mean the Mudhole MHX line of blanks because HMX is a Fenwick thing. I wo
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7 weeks ago
herb canter
The below blanks are extremely popular and get rave reviews. I'm sure there are many suitable from a variety of manufacturers but i'm not knowledgeable with those types of blanks but others are so hopefully they will chime in . Good luck in your search.
Forum: rodboard
7 weeks ago
herb canter
I don't build rods for anybody but myself but i LOVE white colored rod blanks , last two blanks i ordered from HNL rod blanks were in the Alpine white color .
Forum: rodboard
7 weeks ago
herb canter
Wow, that's interesting , a "Few" left , will Mudhole be getting more in ? I would think they would be very popular .
Forum: rodboard
7 weeks ago
herb canter
Unless St. Croix changed their policies they will tell you to send the rod in and they will replace the whole rod before they send you a guide even though sending a guide is so much easier. At least that's how they handled warranty claims in the past. They said and outlined in their previous warranty materials that they're the only ones permitted to make a repair . Sending a guide is the ob
Forum: rodboard
8 weeks ago
herb canter
You must have the updated version , i have an original that uses ALPS VS III guides .
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8 weeks ago
herb canter
From the Rodgeeks site: "RODgeeks is brought to you by Axiom North America, LLC, which is a joint venture between St. Croix of Park Falls, and Rapsody, Inc. We own and operate a modern, state-of-the-art fishing rod factory that is located in central Mexico, where we produce several thousand fishing rods every week. We have the equipment, the expertise, and the experience to guarantee th
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8 weeks ago
herb canter
Pacific Bay Revolution reel seat:
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
herb canter
Johnny Tan Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Quick question. Is size 4 too small for the > runner? > > -Johnny Depends what line , if light braid size 4 will work fantastic , size 4 is the smallest Fuji recommends according to the info on their website " Anglers Resource" . I use size 5 KB's for my choke guides and size 5 KT's for
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2 months ago
herb canter
Agree about down sizing the reel , 6000 size spinners weigh between 18 oz - 23.5 oz with some even pushing 24 oz or more. My choice for an 8 footer would be a reel no larger than a size 5000 with drag capabilities of 20 pounds +. On a relatively light 8 foot surf type rod you will be dealing with a very bottom heavy outfit if`using a 6000 size reel regardless of what guides you use. If the
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
herb canter
Hopefully you took advantage of Mudhole's FANTASTIC " No minimum & free shipping " sale they had the last two days & bought a replacement reel seat etc... for the new blank . Remove the guides from the broken rod and use on the new one to save $.
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
herb canter
If Spencer doesn't chime in which he would have by now if he had info then calling St. Croix direct is going to be your best option. Spencer is incredibly knowledgeable about blanks of all kinds including ones that haven't been made in decades .
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
herb canter
I wouldn't bother repairing it , the blank costs $25.00 just wait till you get a replacement .
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2 months ago
herb canter
I don't pier fish but i do fish off the beach close to the piers in the very early morning hours when nobody's around and i catch spanish quite regularly with my surf rods throwing metals . If i was choosing a blank for myself and planned to fish off a pier for spanish i personally like longer blanks absolute minimum would be 7'6 " and my favorites are 8 feet . I find them superior at casti
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
herb canter
The below thread is pretty interesting and not too long ago.
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