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Default Re: Allen rods - ferrells?

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Originally Posted by Rip Tide View Post
The advantage to spigot ferrule rods is that they're made from a single continuous blank. Rods with tip over butt ferrules became popular because they're easier to mass produce and take less steps to build.
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Originally Posted by db cooper View Post
I have seen them on rods as inexpensive as the cabelas CGR.
The $75 TFO Pro blank uses them as well. So I have to question whether or not it is really harder and thus more cost prohibitive to manufacture. And if they are superior, why do fewer of the premium rods use them?
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