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9 FT. 8 WT. question

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EDGE ROD delivery is in question by some and maybe some have had issues , however many get their rods in a timely fashion !

The price points are reasonable so to me their worth waiting for , the fly rods are compatible with any $500 Rod , I've owned ! 

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8 hours ago, Killiefish said:

Light does not mean strong, and old does not always mean heavy.  There are  some great older  rods that are quite light, and also some newer rods that are heavy.  Some new rods are light but overly prone to breakage.   Some of my most used and treasured rods are older rods that I believe walked the line between lightness and strength.  When I compare them to newer, supposedly "better" or latest technology rods, I find that the difference is often marginal and the increase in joy ephemeral.  One can become very unhappy while chasing perfection.

One of my favorite quotes "lighter, stronger, cheaper - pick any 2"

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