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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Do you know the manufacturer? Would help us know if we should check. Thanks!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks! Now I'd like to drop about $500 at Rockler - need to sell a few more rods now.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Call Karen at Bingham.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone recommend a good dust collector for turning and reaming cork? Something a good step up from a shop vac.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Looks like a Minima?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Joe, Using a size 30 Pfleuger. Tried the 20 Y frame and it's just a little off, tried the 20 M today and it just whistled! Used two transition guides though - 12 SV and 08 SV, then size 6 fly's. Guess I'll just stick with the two transition guides. It's not that much more weight. The 20 Y was promising when measured, but the 20 M just really did the trick, and seems nice with both braid
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Tried them - they are OK, but not what I was looking for.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Does anyone have a spinning guide layout that uses the butt guide, single transition guide, and then fly running guides, that they like for med-lite or medium spinning rods? I have dialed it in for smaller reels in the ultra-lite to lite powers, but not there on the next power up rods. My lite set up looks like this: size 16 M style, size 10 SV style, size 6 fly's. The 16 ring is just a lit
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I use a lot of M4's, but am looking at the M3's for some builds - silver frame-gold ring. Anyone have any recent experience with the M3's on the water? Found a few older posts on them.
Forum: rodboard
4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks Tom!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
No reply needed! Looked back and found one of my own posts that answered my question! Totally forgot I had both of these blanks at one time together - proving I should not rely on my own memory.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Just wondering - what are your favorite M style spinning guide layouts for med-lite and medium spinning rods? With a size 30 Pfleuger or 2500 Shimano, mix of mono and braid for lines.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone fishing the Quickline Popping blanks, 842 or 843, and how are you liking them? I have spent more time with the spin jigs, but looking at the popping blanks a little more.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Just got a new 2016 catalog - I think the Titanium tips are in there - I'll check when I get in to work today.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
They have titanium Minima tips in the 2016 catalog. Really impressed with the ZV guides I have in the shop so far. Trying the ZV style in size 20-10-6 for a really light set up right now. The ZV 20 ring is higher than the SV 25. From what I see the only guides that can come close in weight are Recoils - have you guys seen anything else this light?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Anyone using the Titanium Minima's? Worked on a spinning rod with the ZV style a little - they are one of the lightest guides I have ever used. Has anyone fished them much, and has anyone used the titanium Minima tops as well?
Forum: rodboard
4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Actions between the two are generally pretty close. Because of this I stick to T2 mostly these days.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I have built on a lot of T2 and Rainforest blanks - more spinning and casting, but some fly too. There seems to be a little bit of difference in feel, but not much, but I also feel there is an edge in durability in the T2 line. These are some very over-looked and under rated blanks. I'd suggest the T2 version.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
That's what I saw Steve, with a single foot spinning guide. It bent pretty easy, and they don't last much for bending back, snapping off easier - where a stainless one can be bent back.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Just started playing with titanium guides. Bending some to check strength, they don't seem as strong or rigid as stainless, is this correct?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Hey Buzz - I had a call for one of these recently too. They were asking to have a noodle rod blank built in to one I think. A blank with a handle and no guides, and possibly a tip top? Sorry not much help, but that's what I recall.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Personally I like the chrome Minima's on just about anything. Thanks for the input guys!
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
The chrome M4 Minima's are my go to guide - they just flat out work, are light and tough, and reasonable cost. I had someone mention they looked less expensive, and possibly out of place on a $200 plus rod, and they preferred the black M4 Minima's. I know the chrome M4's are popular - any of you guys using them on $200 to $300 spinning rods - and get any feedback?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Marbled colors stay more swirled and crisp if the finish is thicker. If you want a clouded look, a little heat after marbling will cause colors to expand from clean lines, and "cloud". Go slow, stop with the heat before it's all the way clouded, as it may keep dispersing for a while. You can always go back and heat more.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
If I have a decal that does not lay on just right, best solution I have found is to wrap over it with thread and good tension. That generally squeezes it on good.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Surgeon's is nice and simple, but when I tie light Fireline to light fluoro, the braid seems to cut the leader material. Back to back uni-knot works really well for me. If you know how to get the surgeon's to work with light braid and leaders let me know please, as it's easier and quicker.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
I usually install from the threaded end, and done properly can do it with little to no clean-up needed using Flex Coat glue, but at times a little clean-up is needed. Thanks for the input all.
Forum: rodboard
4 years ago
Marc Morrone
When gluing arbors in to a spinning seat, do you like to install them from the end with the fixed hood, or from the end with the threads - and why?
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Thanks Karen! I didn't see it on their site. Black with silver for sure, and I'll have to look at the other colors.
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4 years ago
Marc Morrone
Any suppliers currently make metallic twist thread?
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