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10wt Musky package


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#1 steeldrifter

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 05:38 PM

This complete custom IM8 10wt Package Musky rod for a customer in Minnesota for throwing giant flies for huge fish. Topped the custom rod off with a custom sock and O-ring sealed tube. Rod has brown wraps with bright metallic copper trim, burl mix grip & extended butt for figure 8'ing by the side of the boat. Dual strippes/snake guides and a carbon fiber reel seat top it off.

 

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#2 zip

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 08:28 PM

Steve-Do you what the actual weight of this rod is?It's absolutely gorgeous!
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#3 steeldrifter

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 08:43 PM

Thank Steve. It's 5.9oz on the digital scale.


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#4 zip

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 08:49 PM

That's insanely light for a rod of that caliber!For the fish of 10,000 casts,that weight will make a huge difference!And that blank is a stunner
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#5 steeldrifter

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 09:10 PM

It would probably be down around 5.6 or there abouts with all natural cork. Burl cork is slightly heavier, but it is more durable (and looks nice) so the slight 1/4 oz is worth it IMO.


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#6 mikechell

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 09:58 PM

Pretty.  Good looking grip.


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