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Old 09-27-2012, 12:07 PM
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Default Kabuto 7'0 3 wt in action

Found this video via another forum, just makes me want my 8'0 5 wt blank even more!!

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Default Re: Kabuto 7'0 3 wt in action

I seen this (and his other fiberglass casting vids) as well. Beautiful casting. Definitely in the mood for a new bigger water glass rod!
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$600 and a 9 month wait for a fiberglass flyrod? Really?
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$600 and a 9 month wait for a fiberglass flyrod? Really?
It's called a "waiting period".
Like going into NAPA and taking a number. I'm # 867. Sign says "NOW SERVING-#34.
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$600 and a 9 month wait for a fiberglass flyrod? Really?
Or you can buy a blank and build your own for about $350
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I will just stick with the Scott glass rod, cheaper and no wait period. Still hand made.
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I've never cast one, I'm sure it's a great piece of glass but I would try to get my hands on one before I actually purchased it. The casting looks great for sure but I also think I'm watching someone who is VERY familiar with the rod he's holding. His timing is much slower that it would be if he was using a graphite. His backcast, his haul, and his forward cast are VERY consistant. If you haven't spent much time fishing a glass rod be prepared for an adjustment period. I'm not trying to sway anyone away from a glass rod but your entire cast must change when going from graphite to fiberglass and vise versa.
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I will just stick with the Scott glass rod, cheaper and no wait period. Still hand made.
Where can you get a Scott glass for 6 bills?
They start at $625
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Default Re: Kabuto 7'0 3 wt in action

Someone stop this train for a second. When did fiberglass rods pick up a $600+ price tag?
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