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    Blank manufacturers and options available?

    Just look at RJC , looks impressive. Quite similar to Meiser Rods who's MKX is stiffer and hence I believe a slightly faster action (have not used one of Meiser's rods but the reviews are impressive)
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    Blank manufacturers and options available?

    Thanks. not a huge fan of Sage. One bust on me on a trip (3 days after getting it) to British Columbia, shop replaced with G-Loomis which is a super rod and been on many trips. Maybe it's just my bias but the experience made me a Loomis fan and the disappointment that day on the river with the...
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    Blank manufacturers and options available?

    I'm hoping to gather some information on who the better blank manufacturers are and what options are out there when it comes to picking a supplier and possibly a rod builder? I know I'm looking at getting a 4 piece, Skagit, fast action 13' - 13'6" (around 9 weight) to cast a 500gr -550gr Skagit...
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    A new rod to play with...

    Lovely looking rod Iain. What blank is that? I’m looking for something a faster action and trying to assess the better manufacturers of Spey/ Skagit banks out there. Any pointers would be hugely appreciated. Thanks.
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    R.B Meiser 15' MKX

    Anyone fishing with the new CX or MKX Meiser Spey rod? What else is it comparable to that's sold here in the UK? As there are no agents and trying one out is not possible, I would be keen to get your feed back if you fish one of these. 1) Castability/lines 2) Finish 3) Warrenty Thanks