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Century 1265 opinions

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11 hours ago, R.R. Bridge Fisher said:

Would you guys that own a 1265 throw a 3.2 ounce plug with it?

I throw pencils with it that big. I THINK it was rated to 4oz and then they later changed it to 3.5oz.

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21 mins ago, R.R. Bridge Fisher said:

Yours is filled better than mine,I'm a few wraps low

Ya, really think i may try a top shot for the hell of it.

Real nice rod with backbone. 

  Need time tp target large fish with it.

I allso thiught those  TFO rods looked ok at redtop.  So many out there now.

Want to put this shimano reel on my 1083 and leter rip with bombers or sp..     

 

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19 hours ago, JoeGBreezy said:

Owned a 1265 for a bunch of years. I bought the factory model when they first came out. I have taken loads of fish on it, blues to 20# and largest bass was about 31#. The blue of course was more work. Nice rods, casts very well and in my opinion matched up well with a VS 200. I would say the weight range depending on whether it's a bucktail or plug would be 3/4 buck ( 1/2 if you have some help ) up to 2 3/8 SS popper/ needle etc. I occasionally threw the 2 3/4 SS popper but it was marginal at that point. Did not feel perfect but did throw long on that weight.

DSPM, loaded Redfins and most plugs at 1oz + are fine. I still have it as a backup but I fish with an ODM Nex 1, 1-4oz.

 

As a comparison with respect to distance...........does the ODM throw farther than the SS?

 

 

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