Greys Gr60 switch

Sewinboy

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Are the greys gr60 switch rods trout or salmon rated?

Would also welcome line suggestions that work particularly well on this rod.

Thanks
 

Holwell53

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I have the gr 50 , it’s salmon rated , matched it with a barrio switch line ,casts brilliant
 

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trout rated ,im using 9 weight forty plus and its superb on the 8/9 switch ,accurate ,fast action ,well worth the money, I also use the lxi switch ,,,,,,,,well used to !
 
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I'd say Trout rated.I've cast the GR50 5/6 weight and liked it a lot.Its very very similar to my own Airflo NanTec in a 6 weight(which I rate highly!!.Lovely rods and at a good price too!
Pedro.
 

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Its very very similar to my own Airflo NanTec in a 6 weight(which I rate highly!!.Lovely rods and at a good price too!
Pedro.

Mint one for sale in Classifieds, Pete.
 

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Yes. Although it was an older line.

I found it too heavy.. more a salmon 7/8 than a Trout 7/8.. I've a WF 9/10 Airflo sniper for mine now
 

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What is the casting weight for these rods? I have the 7/8 and cannot find any info. Have a Barrio 7/8 on mine which is nice, however looking at a new line soon. Is it 23g or so?
 

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Are the greys gr60 switch rods trout or salmon rated?

Would also welcome line suggestions that work particularly well on this rod.

Thanks
Barrio switch ! That's what Mike Barrio recommended when I asked him. Get one with the same rating as the rod.
 

harryklaus

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I use a 7/8 Gr60 with a Rio SSVT in #5, which is 21grams with a 33ft head. The rod is definitely trout rated not salmon.
 

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I have got this rod recently and put a Barrio switch 7/8 on it.
If I was to be honest it feels light I'm not sold but I will give a few months

MC
 

HMarquis

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I have got this rod recently and put a Barrio switch 7/8 on it.
If I was to be honest it feels light I'm not sold but I will give a few months

MC
I think it is a touch light also, I was looking at a rio switch chucker or a scientific angler Scandi light (both integrated heads) however not sure what # to go for!
 

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I have got this rod recently and put a Barrio switch 7/8 on it.
If I was to be honest it feels light I'm not sold but I will give a few months

MC
If you think it’s light go up a line size and get the barrio 8/9 (if and when they’re back in stock) superb lines
 
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