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Old 12-01-2012, 01:25 PM
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Default Round or Triangular rod/reel case?

I am having a 4pc rod made for me and I am going to get one of those cases that has a pouch for the reel. I see that some are a tube while others are triangular. I can see if it was strictly for the rod only the triangle would keep it from rolling around, but does it really matter with the attached reel pouch?

What are your preferences? does it really matter?

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Old 12-01-2012, 01:51 PM
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The triangle cases help with keeping the tube from rolling around, but a case with a reel pouch on it isn't going to roll around anyway so the triangle shape does nothing.
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Default Re: Round or Triangular rod/reel case?

I personally prefer tubes in the round and without the reel pouch. I had one of them with the reel attached and thought it was a bit cumbersome for my needs. I mean to put it in the tube with reel pouch attached you pretty much have to break down the line anyway, so why not take the reel off too.

In the end, it won't make much difference as long as you get in the habit of always using it. That's what's most important.
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I've got a pretty good collection of fly rods now and I much prefer the square or triangle cases. They stack better and don't roll around. I don't use one with reel pouches because I have a reel bag that has slots for all my reels plus extra spools with different sink rate lines on them.

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Default Re: Round or Triangular rod/reel case?

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The triangle cases help with keeping the tube from rolling around, but a case with a reel pouch on it isn't going to roll around anyway so the triangle shape does nothing.
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Default Re: Round or Triangular rod/reel case?

When I pick up new rods and they come with a tube and reel pouch Iíll give them to club members, Iím old school just a straight tube for me.

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Default Re: Round or Triangular rod/reel case?

I prefer the round because they have the smallest diameter and fit UNDER the back seat of my compact SUV. Otherwise I would have to angle them up onto the seat top.

For me, the ability to fit the rod tube into small spaces like overhead airline storage, and store more rods into a given space at home trumps the rolling part.
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I am going with round until I can find triangular PVC and fittings.
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if you need a case let me know i got a few laying around that im not using i can sell ya cheap
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When I travel w/ one rod and one reel only (which is seldom) the pouch works great...Fortunatly most of my goodies are already at the second temp. home on Ambergris Caye...
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