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Old 10-16-2008, 04:58 PM
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I guess this COULD go in gear review. I just wanted to talk about the VINTAGE GLASS series. I bought the combo at Sportsmans for around $70.
It has that BAMBOO look to it, and that plus the fact it is glass interested me. But, this is faster than any glass I have ever used, even "S"
It turns out, according to Griggs it is a glass with a blend of Graphite.
Mine is the 8'6" 5/6 and the reel is adequate.
Now, a little disappointed that it wasn't 100% GLASS, till I used it. WOW! I love this rod. Not a Winston, Sage, Scott etc, and I won't compare it to them, but, I don't need to. This has got such a great feel for itself, it is flat out a BLAST to fish!

If you get a chance to check this rod out...try it!

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Old 10-16-2008, 05:10 PM
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What reel came with it? I'm going to pick one up and try it out. I'm very curious about this one. Also, what line are you using with it?
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Old 10-16-2008, 05:27 PM
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Joni,
Does it come in a 3 or 4wt?
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Old 10-16-2008, 06:13 PM
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Jose, the reel is ARGUS - Flight III. To be honest, the rod LOVES 6 weight, my favorite is windcutter II. On the ARGUS reel, however, I spooled up some backing and then put a bunch of 8 lb fluorocarbon. No line so to speak. I deep nymph allot and this made sense. I can now fish any depth with out trying to make a long leader. Doesn't cast worth a ****, but very cool for deep nymphing.


yatahey, just three lengths of 5/6, but MAN if they made this rod in a 3/4, I would be all over that!
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Too bad.
Maybe someone should put a bug in their ear about that.
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Old 10-16-2008, 07:54 PM
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I was thinking the same thing!
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