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Joe 06-01-2018 07:26 AM

How they figure it out.
 
My 2 handed 6 weight takes a 425-500 grain line when casted overhead. I Use a 400gr line which basically would qualify as a 11w single handed rod. Now, I also use my standard, in my sense, 9 weight lines on this rod. My 9 weight lines are on the heavier side, 350gr. which I have many. Too many. parting with a couple now. (but that's for later, tackle junkie thread).

So my point, why would they just not rate the TFO pandion a, lets say 10w, instead of labeling it a 6W?

Point to ponder.

RobS 06-01-2018 01:31 PM

Re: How they figure it out.
 
I'm guessing that since they marketed this as a skagit rod, they partnered with line manufacturers "names" for those lines... eg. RIO skagit max:
400gr | 6wt
425gr | 6wt
450gr | 6/7wt

RobS 06-01-2018 01:58 PM

Re: How they figure it out.
 
BTW, let me know how you like that Pandion and with what line.


I've got a bead on one that I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on (missed a GREAT deal on one a few weeks ago by waiting... this deal is ok)


I'm debating about this or going to cabelas for one of the 2 hand fly rods there... as I have a TON of reward points to use up on that site.


either Cabelas own or a Redington 6 wt spey rod:
https://www.cabelas.com/catalog/prod...ref=prd2665723

Joe 06-01-2018 02:24 PM

Re: How they figure it out.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RobS (Post 2434204)
BTW, let me know how you like that Pandion and with what line.

Will do


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