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Old 10-17-2010, 01:40 PM
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Thanks jbbfly. It sounds logic, i think you are wright. Then i'll need twelve guides. Lots of thanks.

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Fredaevans,do you know if switch rods and single handle have the same guide chart? Thanks.
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Old 10-20-2010, 09:31 AM
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A good starting point for the guides in inches would be:
4.5"/9.75/ 15.625/22.3125/29.75/37.875/46.75/56.3125/66.625/77.75/89.50/102"
I would add the option of a fighting butt so as you can use a second hand if need be.

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Hi Guli,

A 11' 3/4wt for single hand is a very specialized rod. I wonder how you will be using it? Do you have some special type of fishing in mind?

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Anderson Custom Rods here in Southern Oregon puts out very light 2-handers that fit that range. Don't know if Gary will sell just the blank, but you could always ask. Actually, they're a bit longer than what you're looking for, but Gary may have some thing on the shorter side (or have one rolled for you).

http://andersoncustomrods.com/images..._Spey_Rods.pdf

Here's one more right at 11' in a 3/4 line wt. Wind-Warrior Spey
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Hi friends. Finally i found one in US. Is 11ft and 2/3 wt. Frank i will use it for czech nymphing. Thanks.
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guli,

How did that blank work out? I am considering the same. Where did you get it?

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Default Re: Blank 11 ft 3-4 wt?

I've had my eye on the ones the Roger guy on ebay sells. I'm interested to know what you got and how you like it. Everytime I try to reach across several current lanes with my 7'6" 4wt I wish I had a 10 or 11 footer just for nymphing.
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I've had my eye on the ones the Roger guy on ebay sells. I'm interested to know what you got and how you like it. Everytime I try to reach across several current lanes with my 7'6" 4wt I wish I had a 10 or 11 footer just for nymphing.
I contacted "Roger" and "Kingfisher" on ebay, they both sell 11' blanks. They said that the blanks are made in china "no name" They seem pretty light at 2 -2.2oz with grip, seat, and guides it could possible be under 3oz??

I still would like to know guli made out with his blank.

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Hi mates!! Sorry for post late. I buit rods from Angler's Roost and Kingfisher. For my nymphing style (today in Spain we don't use line only long leader and tippet with one or two nymphs) i like the Kingfisher 10" #2. It's a ligthweigh rod with fast recovery (in comparison with Anglers Roost 11" #2/3 which is my second rod). The Kingfisher 11" #3/4 is more a fast rod and for czech isn't as sweet as i like. And the last and most fast of the blanks is Angler's Roost 10" #3/4 i didn't like it, it's a stick, fast and hard, for big fish.
Sorry for my english!!! Ask if i haven't explained good enought.
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Default Re: Blank 11 ft 3-4 wt?

I have a 11' 3wt blank from Rodger. looks and feels nice. still have to put it together yet. going with a 10" grip with a small butt to help the balance or the longer rod.
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