Still all stuffed up from the cold I had so felt like that before the compliments lol
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Who here recommends Steeldrifter's rods
Posted 08 November 2019 - 12:20 PM
Posted 08 November 2019 - 01:07 PM
I mean ... ... sorry you still have cold symptoms.
Barbed hooks rule!
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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:39 PM
Awesome! Steeldrifter, what are the prices of a 6wt, an 8wt, a 12wt, and a 3wt? Also, Mikechell, you are wrong. This is steeldrifter after all the complements.
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2. It's the deckhand's fault
Posted 08 November 2019 - 03:52 PM
I own a one weight rod that Steve built for me and its one of my favorite rods. I fish a certain river in western Ma. that requires 7x tippet quite often
and I find that I get much fewer breakoffs with the 1 weight than a 4 weight I own.
Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:24 PM
I have my second rod Steve build on the way. If that tells you anything.
Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:49 PM
Based Scottish Highlands. UK
MUSTAD The wise anglers choice.
Posted 08 November 2019 - 06:24 PM
Awesome! Steeldrifter, what are the prices of a 6wt, an 8wt, a 12wt, and a 3wt?
Honestly there are way too many variables to give a price just based on that. Depends what sort of length, number of pieces, reel seat type, etc etc. But to give you a ballpark I always try to give better prices to FTF guys here so just as a round about ... somewhere between $145-$175 usually on most average size rods. Then 12wt's the blanks are a bit more costly and the reel seats are a bit bigger as well as most times in that size they are used in salt so guides and seat need to be corrosion resistant. So once you get into that size range you're usually looking up over $200+ range.
Posted 08 November 2019 - 11:13 PM
Posted 09 November 2019 - 08:29 AM
I've got 4 and counting. 2, 3wts 2,5wts..the 8 Wts are next
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Posted 10 November 2019 - 03:58 PM
Quality blanks and quality work on them. With rods as good as any selling for double his prices to members you could never go wrong.
Posted 12 November 2019 - 12:52 AM
I have an 8wt Steve built for me it's great, very well done.
Posted 07 December 2019 - 02:08 PM
I have an 8, 10, 12, and a spinning rod from Steve. Steve really understands flyfishing and rodbuilding, so each rod is a joy to use. I strongly recommend him.
Posted 14 December 2019 - 09:10 PM
Can I personally recommend them? Not yet.
But I will soon. :-)
I have two rods somewhere in the pipeline, being built right now.
So that should tell you about the confidence that I have in Steeldrifter and his rods.