North Fork Composites

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North Fork Composites

Post by timinmo » Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:21 am

NFC has just announced a half off sale. Must order thru their web site. If anyone is interested maybe a good time to stock up.

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Post by JTinKC » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:43 pm

This is a killer deal if you can wrap your own rods. I got away from it for a couple years, but this sale is too good to pass up.

Have not heard of a bad review yet about the NFC blanks.

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Post by Mike and Pike » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:07 am

Gary Loomis makes nice stuff.
I used to have a great interview he did at his shop on Steelhead Stalkers that is apparently not on the web any longer. Drats.

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Post by Kravetz » Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:07 am

Looking to build a vision 110 jerkbait baitcaster any ideas on which nfc hm blank

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Post by Susitnasalmonguide » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:10 pm

Thanks for the post. I thought I was done purchasing blanks for the off season -- but after seeing this sale I ordered a a few more. I still need to order some parts to finish them -- but it would be wonderful if I could get them all put together before I start open-water fishing. At this point we still have over 2 feet of solid ice -- but the temperatures recently warmed up, and it will likely feel like a race between my building and the arrival of open-water fishing.

I'm excited at the thought of starting the season with 3 custom builds on North Fork blanks that I have never used before. I definitely have high expectations.
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Post by Hogsticker2 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:20 pm

Kravetz wrote:Looking to build a vision 110 jerkbait baitcaster any ideas on which nfc hm blank
MB665, MB705

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Post by JBcrankaddict » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:55 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:
Kravetz wrote:Looking to build a vision 110 jerkbait baitcaster any ideas on which nfc hm blank
MB665, MB705
705? I was looking into building one for 1/4-1/2oz jerkbaits as well, and was thinking 704, but have no idea. I wish we could get some idea of power of these blanks, even the ratings are off everywhere I have looked. Guess a phone call is in order....

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Post by IlliniDawg01 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:55 am

I'm not seeing any mention of the deal.

http://www.northforkcomposites.com/prod ... wer_value=

Is there a different website?

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Post by IlliniDawg01 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:59 am

Nevermind, discount doesn't show until check out.

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Post by bish0p » Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:41 am

Hello, I'm a new member.

Do any of you know if NFC has these sales frequently? I missed out on the sale last July and regretted it.

I built my first rod three years ago and usually stick with the value blanks. If NFC rarely has sales I'll probably buy.

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Post by Hogsticker2 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:41 am

JBcrankaddict wrote:
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Kravetz wrote:Looking to build a vision 110 jerkbait baitcaster any ideas on which nfc hm blank
MB665, MB705
705? I was looking into building one for 1/4-1/2oz jerkbaits as well, and was thinking 704, but have no idea. I wish we could get some idea of power of these blanks, even the ratings are off everywhere I have looked. Guess a phone call is in order....
Mattman measured the MB705 HM. Only has 370 grams of power.
The MB664 HM has an ERN of 19.88
The MB705 HM has an ERN of 20.85
The jump is rather minimal

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Post by Kravetz » Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:18 am

I was thinking the 704 also. sigh so many blanks so little time and money. The only blank I can tell you about is the ds 761 hm I made into a baitcaster which is a joy to fish and is my dropshot and flickshake deal.

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Re: North Fork Composites

Post by drift123 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:00 pm

I hope this isnt a sign of the times for the company? Gary is a pioneer of the industry and is a great person.

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Re: North Fork Composites

Post by drift123 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:00 pm

All blanks? Or just bass applications?

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Post by JBcrankaddict » Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:47 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:
JBcrankaddict wrote:
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Kravetz wrote:Looking to build a vision 110 jerkbait baitcaster any ideas on which nfc hm blank
MB665, MB705
705? I was looking into building one for 1/4-1/2oz jerkbaits as well, and was thinking 704, but have no idea. I wish we could get some idea of power of these blanks, even the ratings are off everywhere I have looked. Guess a phone call is in order....
Mattman measured the MB705 HM. Only has 370 grams of power.
The MB664 HM has an ERN of 19.88
The MB705 HM has an ERN of 20.85
The jump is rather minimal
Thanks a lot for the info! Not what I was expecting.

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