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8'6" 5wt 2pc

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#16 islander727


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Posted 25 October 2017 - 08:03 AM

Great work

#17 Rocco


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Posted 25 October 2017 - 09:33 AM

There is a Youtube video exactly showing the line slap reduction in these type guides.  Very convincing.   Sorry do not remember the link


The only problem I see with them is that if you are using short heavy skagit heads the smaller diameter guides barely feed the chunky lines through them. That is in a 'niche' category, however,  that would not bother most.  



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Posted 25 October 2017 - 12:49 PM

Is there a difference between the line slapping the rod or slapping the other side of the eye? Friction wise or noise.

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Posted 25 October 2017 - 01:18 PM

When the line hits the ring in the guide it is less friction than when it hits the blank due to surface/contact area. Noise is no issue.

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