A themed rod and a pair of spinning for Striper’s

mwardncsu

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  • Sep 23, 2009
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    Mebane, NC
    Name
    Mike
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    None (for now)
    Just delivered these this weekend to two customers at Smith Mountain Lake, VA


    The first is a University of Virginia themed rod built on a custom painted Batson Enterprises RainShadow Rod Blanks MB843 7' Heavy Power / Fast Action, 12-25 lb line rating, 3/8 - 1.25 oz blank, using all ALPS ForeCast components - including premium cork grips & a MVT reel seat.

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    The second is a pair of spinning rods targeted for trolling artificials for striped bass on Smith Mountain Lbuilt on a custom painted Batson Enterprises RainShadow Rod Blanks RCLB70XL blanks - 10-25 lb line rating with 3/8 - 1.5 oz lure and an extra-fast action - and have a fiberglass upper section for a bit of give, while the lower 2/3 of the rod are RX6 graphite based for enhanced power.

    These rods are coupled with Alps aluminum gimbal butt and an Alps CentraLoc aluminum reel seat, along with Forecast guides for a quality setup. The rods feature EVA butt & fore grips and a "Maze" decorative wrap in shades of red.

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    dsl

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  • Nov 20, 2017
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    California
    Name
    Larry S
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    Landlover
    Just delivered these this weekend to two customers at Smith Mountain Lake, VA


    The first is a University of Virginia themed rod built on a custom painted Batson Enterprises RainShadow Rod Blanks MB843 7' Heavy Power / Fast Action, 12-25 lb line rating, 3/8 - 1.25 oz blank, using all ALPS ForeCast components - including premium cork grips & a MVT reel seat.

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    The second is a pair of spinning rods targeted for trolling artificials for striped bass on Smith Mountain Lbuilt on a custom painted Batson Enterprises RainShadow Rod Blanks RCLB70XL blanks - 10-25 lb line rating with 3/8 - 1.5 oz lure and an extra-fast action - and have a fiberglass upper section for a bit of give, while the lower 2/3 of the rod are RX6 graphite based for enhanced power.

    These rods are coupled with Alps aluminum gimbal butt and an Alps CentraLoc aluminum reel seat, along with Forecast guides for a quality setup. The rods feature EVA butt & fore grips and a "Maze" decorative wrap in shades of red.

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    Nice, and clean.
     
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    cmepen

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  • Jun 16, 2009
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    Chula Vista
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    Einar Lohner
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    Cabo Marine 226
    Beautiful work! Those will get the job done and look good doing it!
     
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