Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

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Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby jbabin193 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:36 pm

Had Trey over at Kistler make me this custom H3 MAD rod... I have the 7'-11" MAD, which is exceptional, but wanted a shorter rod on the same blank. This thing is sweet... 7'-4" Heavy Moderate... up to 3oz. This blank can handle 10XD's, Swimbaits, A-rigs, Punching, Jigs.... very versatile and weighs in under 5oz (right around 4.6oz) Fuji K guides, EVA butt to absorb shocks...

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby Tigerbass » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:02 pm

Sweet! I picked up a HE3 on Black Friday. Only used a couple of times but so far I'm very impressed.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby Cristo » Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:29 pm

This not good news for my wallet :lol:
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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby DavidSA » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:20 pm

would be interesting to test against my 7'3 Hexfast HE3. I would say the HE3 fishes like a Fast action but man does it have some power.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby TommyG » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:25 pm

Sounds like a winner! I have a 7-6 H3 X-fast coming with Sic guides and a full cork grip. :big grin:

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby jbabin193 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:21 pm

wow... guess it's been a while since posting pictures in a forum... didn't realize photobucket shut that down.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby jbabin193 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:23 pm

DavidSA wrote:would be interesting to test against my 7'3 Hexfast HE3. I would say the HE3 fishes like a Fast action but man does it have some power.


I really like my H3 7'-0" HEF... agree with you, not EF at all.. more modfast to me. But very versatile, I use mine for frogs and chatterbaits.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby jbabin193 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:05 pm

jbabin193 wrote:wow... guess it's been a while since posting pictures in a forum... didn't realize photobucket shut that down.


Got the pics fixed... stupid photobucket, what a boneheaded move on their part.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby KP Duty » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:22 pm

Very nice. Those North Fork IM blanks are very good...I own several in the Edge First Strike flavor. I also am having a problem with photobucket...starting to really dislike that site.

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Re: Custom Kistler H3 MAD 7'-4"

Postby jbabin193 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:31 pm

KP Duty wrote:Very nice. Those North Fork IM blanks are very good...I own several in the Edge First Strike flavor. I also am having a problem with photobucket...starting to really dislike that site.


If you have gmail or google account, use google photos. that's what i just switched to.

Little trick to get the pics to post though. Open the pic in google photos, copy link, paste link, add "?.jpeg" to end of link address.


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