Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

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Nihility
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Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

Post by Nihility » Mon May 20, 2019 9:09 am

Just wondering if these are the same blank. I've seen TacticalBassin rave about the 742sf HP, but never mention the casting model. Also if you have the 742c, what do you throw on it? First post, thanks TT

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Re: Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

Post by mthao105 » Mon May 20, 2019 9:40 am

They are different from my experience. The 742c fishes about a power heavier than the 742sf in my hands.

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Re: Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

Post by Nihility » Tue May 21, 2019 12:59 pm

Interesting. I understand the spinning has a full-cork handle, so it probably balances better. I feel like my 742c may be a little tip-heavy which is unusual because of Dobyns well-known balance. What do you throw on the spinning compared to the casting?

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Re: Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

Post by mthao105 » Thu May 23, 2019 8:37 am

Nihility wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 12:59 pm
Interesting. I understand the spinning has a full-cork handle, so it probably balances better. I feel like my 742c may be a little tip-heavy which is unusual because of Dobyns well-known balance. What do you throw on the spinning compared to the casting?
I threw the same techniques on both rods. I usually used the 742c when I was fishing more cover or heavier weights and the 742sf when I was in more open water or using lighter weights.

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Re: Dobyns 742c vs 742sf HP

Post by godshippy » Tue May 28, 2019 9:31 am

I agree that the casting model is slightly more powerful...I would say about half a power more. It's hard to tell though because of the nature of casting vs spinning.

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