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Surf Rod Spine

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#1 kblosch

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 01:44 PM

I am building a 14' Surf Rod. What is the recommended spine location? Top or Bottom of the Blank





#2 rrjansen

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 12:03 PM

Seems to me, a rod that long would work best with the spine in the position where the rod tip is down.  Have you thought about trying a spiral guide set up where the tip top ends up in the down position.  Not sure it would work on something that big though.  Good luck!

#3 jsid6g

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 01:56 PM

the way books show it ?? diff for spinning or casting ??  lot of the builders go for the  straightest  line on the blank ? good question don't know, what is the correct way ? it is your rod , 

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