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Old 05-07-2012, 08:13 AM
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

Look closely at the photo of the Helios. Says right on the cap that it is a mid flex not a tip flex. Granted in the Helios that means medium/fast leaning more toward the fast side. The Helios is offered in both Tip Flex(fast action) and Mid-Flex(medium action).
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

Thanks Ted. I did not know and did not want to say it was when it might not be.
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

It's mid-flex (marked on the rod tube cover)...so maybe not so fast?

edit: oops I posted before reading all the posts...yup medium/fast
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

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is the Helios by Orvis a fast action rod?
Look at the first pic, it's a mid flex. That's not a fast action rod, it is a sweet medium action rod that will be the sweetest most forgiving thing you have ever casted.
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

both rods are still available and would really be better in use than in my closet....
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

the Orvis Helios is now sold. Winston still available.
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

you still have the winston?
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Default Re: FS: Winston BIIX 9' 6wt, Orvis Helios 9' 4wt

Winston is still for sale. Price is 400.00 shipped.
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all sold, please delete or lock
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