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Old 02-28-2005, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Limpe
I'm having some small problems...

I blaim the spacing (or setting ..) from the upper 4 guides (counted from the top-eye, i do not count the top-eye) for this problem, on my rod, when you bend the rod like it bends on the back-cast ( while holding the flyline) you can see that the line hits the blank.
All the other rods i tried to find out what this problem was do have a different guide setting..let's say...a good setting that prevents the line from hitting ( or making contact with) the blank.
Every fly rod I've ever owned with snake guides does this, so I doubt it's the guide spacing. It's likely that it's either your casting, or the rod is mislabeled and actually a heavier weight. (Assuming there is nothing sticky on your stick)
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