"new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

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"new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby MardukFIN » Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:58 pm

Hehe.. :) I've got these Edge parts waiting for right blank. Now it's time!

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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:55 pm

MardukFIN wrote:Hehe.. :) I've got these Edge parts waiting for right blank. Now it's time!

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How did you get an Edge reel seat?
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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby sarcazmo » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:57 pm

And the woven grip? Did you remove it from a different rod?

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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby hoohoorjoo » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:34 pm

Hobie-Wan Kenobi wrote:How did you get an Edge reel seat?

sarcazmo wrote:And the woven grip? Did you remove it from a different rod?

I'm 100% sure those parts were available from NFC at one time, but not sure if they still are. I was considering it for one of my custom rods, until I tried out a Wiebe seat on an old G. Loomis rod. I'm funny about reel seats, and it's just not for me. Your results may vary. ;)
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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:21 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Hobie-Wan Kenobi wrote:How did you get an Edge reel seat?

sarcazmo wrote:And the woven grip? Did you remove it from a different rod?

I'm 100% sure those parts were available from NFC at one time, but not sure if they still are. I was considering it for one of my custom rods, until I tried out a Wiebe seat on an old G. Loomis rod. I'm funny about reel seats, and it's just not for me. Your results may vary. ;)


I asked their customer service and they said they don't sell them
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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby MardukFIN » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:29 pm

sarcazmo wrote:And the woven grip? Did you remove it from a different rod?


About year ago there were special deal. Buy NFC blank and get grip + offset seat. Got two sets.

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Postby sarcazmo » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:22 pm

Sorry I missed out on that deal! Beautiful work as always!

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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby Sore Thumb » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:51 pm

Really like the offset seats. Daiwa also use something similar but yet to find a source to purchase them from.

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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby MardukFIN » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:14 pm

sarcazmo wrote:Sorry I missed out on that deal! Beautiful work as always!


Thanks! 8-)

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Re: "new Black Widow" NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray LMX)

Postby 5bites » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:39 am

Looks fantastic!


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