Would not an 8' or 8'6'' 4pc do just as well? better action, lighter, faster, and only 26'' long for the 8'6''
Possibly, but the Orvis is ordered now. Never owned a travel rod and reviews seem to show people love it, and say its impossible to tell it is a 7 piece.
I'd like to give it a cast as soon as it arrives, but i have no line for it yet, and my 6w line would overload it, could be a while before i can get it down the park. For now i will have to make do with the famous at home, wiggle test. That will surely tell me loads lol.