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post #1 of 15
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i cant remember what models were raffled off at mikes at the spring troll fest. i think they were 2 different actions, correct? im gona get a lowrider setup for my new stella 10000sw and im not sure how they are rated this will be a pluggin/jiggin stickplug weight 2-5oz jig weight 2-7oz
post #2 of 15
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Originally Posted by Jae View Post

i cant remember what models were raffled off at mikes at the spring troll fest. i think they were 2 different actions, correct? im gona get a lowrider setup for my new stella 10000sw and im not sure how they are rated this will be a pluggin/jiggin stickplug weight 2-5oz jig weight 2-7oz

The two raffled off at the DT gathering were the same--the HJ 1327 blank rated 2-5. The name of the blank has been changed to "Slingshot", I've heard.

The heavier one rated 4-7 wasn't in yet the last time I was in there, 3 weeks ago. They may be in by now.
post #3 of 15
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i may be headed up next weekend and i think im headed to cms to check what they have. hopefully i can find a home for the stella
post #4 of 15
Jae, I was in CMS over the weekend and asked if they had any Century Rods. They only had one built a 1327 I believe with low riders and it was 4 bills. I gave it a shake/wiggle and they feel real nice, very light rod for an 11 footer. I would really like to throw one to compare it to my 2-6 oz mojo. Good luck in your search.
post #5 of 15
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that one might be added to the collection, but i may have em adjust it for me cause i have short arms and reel placement is important with lowriders
post #6 of 15
I have a factory 1327.The reel seat seems a little short for me ,I wish it were a little longer.I really like the feel of the 10' stealth but again,reel seems just too short.I f it were not for that I think I would have bought it already.The 1327 threw jigs to 4 oz the other night at the canal and fished them very well.
post #7 of 15
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update all built used k-guides instead, gona make 2-3 more up by next year
post #8 of 15
i got the 3-7 factory for the canal for the occasional heavy weight shad (6.25 ounce).. Amazingly it throws a diawa sp minnow very well ,, I even threw a 14g maria jigg with it .. Great canal rod ... I tried the 1-5 too , I'd prefer that if I was just throwing plugs and plan on picking one up for the beach .
post #9 of 15
The 1327 makes for a nice eel stick also. I've been using mine this week for eels and occasional jigging (3oz) with good results. And it obviously throws plugs real nice. Looking at the 1328 for heavier stuff
post #10 of 15
I have no idea what model I bought ??? I was just told by Mike it's the heavy one 3-7 .. The only thing it says on the rod is Century ,,, No lure weight ? Line # test ? Nothing ???
post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by Tagger View Post

I have no idea what model I bought ??? I was just told by Mike it's the heavy one 3-7 .. The only thing it says on the rod is Century ,,, No lure weight ? Line # test ? Nothing ???

the 3-7oz you bought should be the 1328.. the 2-5 I bought i the 1327.. your right, these rods have no way to identify them,,,, except that its a century
post #12 of 15
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well i sorta test casted it but limited area i had to put the brakes on it b4 i went threw a car windshield with a skimmer lol and im not laying into it yet and that was about 75yds out b4 i stopped it lol
post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by Jae View Post

well i sorta test casted it but limited area i had to put the brakes on it b4 i went threw a car windshield with a skimmer lol and im not laying into it yet and that was about 75yds out b4 i stopped it lol

As long as it cast good from the service road you will be fine.
post #14 of 15
today i tried the FMJ-12 and cast a 3oz tin close to 200yds with a crappy reel anybody got some feed back for this rod for throwing plugs or lighter stuff or possibly the slingshot 1-4 oz 144L..thanks ahead Ray Yee aka 6'4" chinaman from cali
post #15 of 15
I have a Century 12' 6" 144j rated 1-4oz and gets great distance, Handled fish up to 30# this season in the surf with no problems. I have thrown 4oz jigs with no concerns. So far so good smile.gif
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