Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

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Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby sarcazmo » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:23 pm

So my bro has a food scale and I decided to take some weights of the two xray blanks I ordered.

When I took the weights I realized the way the scale presents the weight doesn't help much so... I'm looking for one on amazon so I can get more accurate weights.

So far the blanks feel pretty darn nice and resonate nicely. I'm debating what to do with the guide train. My last couple rods I built I used recoils, but I may go titanium alconites for these guys. Also going to experiment with hiding reel seat hoods, normally just cut them down, sand off the rough spots, and use a winding check.

Anyone else receive theirs?
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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby Hogsticker2 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:34 pm

I think Fuji Titanium Alconites are the best bang for your buck. Got any better close up pictures of those blanks :big grin:

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby sarcazmo » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:02 am

Sure thing, as soon as I get home :-)

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby IlliniDawg01 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:01 pm

Hogsticker2 wrote:I think Fuji Titanium Alconites are the best bang for your buck. Got any better close up pictures of those blanks :big grin:


I 3rd. Great guides and lots of sizes and styles. The single foot K belly guides are my favorite style. I keep redoing old rods I like with them in my spare time.

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby sarcazmo » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:15 am

Getbit has a sale on some titanium alconite guide sets that look pretty promising. I may go with those for these two blanks.

Here's some more pics. Sorry, was hard to get my phone camera to focus.
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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby Hogsticker2 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:09 pm

Nice man. Get those built up and fish the heck out of them - keep us posted

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby MardukFIN » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:13 am

Got my NFC MB 736-1 (x-ray lmx) today. It's 65,3g. RDA 547g with 181,5 WL.

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby Mleblanc02 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:05 pm

Do you have measurements on the SJ 736? Just wanted to get a comparison between the SJ 736 and the MB 736.

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby MardukFIN » Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:30 pm

Mleblanc02 wrote:Do you have measurements on the SJ 736? Just wanted to get a comparison between the SJ 736 and the MB 736.


Check rodhouse.fr. Theres flexing data. Curve seems to be almost identical with every weight.

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Re: Got my Xray blanks.. Weights

Postby Mleblanc02 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:36 pm

I’ll check it out, thanks for the info


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