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Old 08-01-2018, 09:53 AM
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Hi guys,

I've recently got hold of a guideline LPXE, now my former rod was a sage flight and the two rods are distances apart the guideline is very stiff and the safe is very floppy. I had a couple of casts with the new guideline and it felt very odd.

What changes should I be making to my casting?
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Hi guys,

I've recently got hold of a guideline LPXE, now my former rod was a sage flight and the two rods are distances apart the guideline is very stiff and the safe is very floppy. I had a couple of casts with the new guideline and it felt very odd.

What changes should I be making to my casting?
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Old 08-01-2018, 11:05 AM
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A softer rod is an opportunity to take your time - something every self respecting angler should relish.
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Alas i might miss my floppy rod
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Old 08-01-2018, 11:59 AM
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Viagra......?
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Default Re: From whippy to Stiff

It should not take long to adjust to the slow or fast action.It is just a matter of engaging your muscle memory.I prefer a faster action knowadays.but give me a slower action rod and i'll be fine after 10 minutes.and jumping back to the fast action will take a couple of minutes.

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Overlineing will slow it down a little...
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Actually nothing really, you just have to get used to the feedback, thats why it feels odd.


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great video -would be even better with wide sceeen
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Thanks!

It is wide screen, you must be thinking about cinemascope.. If you pay for a camera capable of highspeed footage and that kind of format, I'll be happy to reshoot.....

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