One off - Big Bertha

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Banksy
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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Banksy » Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:38 pm

That rod looks superb!
The ferrules and the copper wire whippings are perfect.
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Any idea how much the rod weighs?

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Old Man River » Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:46 pm

Looks very good.... any idea of the TC ?

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Hurrumph....... whatever happened to Handlines ?

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by CrayCane » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:15 pm

Lovely job :Hat:
What does it weigh?

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Badger1 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:33 pm

Oh yes I did mean to put the weight down.

The original SWA 'Opochtli' comes in at a rather light 14.5oz.

Big Bertha has a bit more tonnage at 1lb 1.8oz . It's surprisingly balanced and not a floppy top-heavy rod. It's sizeable rod even compared to a SWA. She casts very well.....Andy Batchelor was on the opposite side of the Dove and I could land a 1oz lead and luncheon meat at his feet lol.

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Badger1 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:34 pm

No idea on what the Test curve might be. Sorry.

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Shaun Harrison » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:15 pm

Don't tell the people at Century you have used their rod name :Scared: :whistle:

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by J.T » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:35 pm

Gorgious rod and great name too!!

Look forward to seeing it in action on the Wye!.
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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by CWK » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:19 pm

Another fabulous creation from the superlative rod creator AJD ..

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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Robbi » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:40 pm

Wow !!
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Re: One off - Big Bertha

Post by Tonytoned » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:17 pm

Absolutely stunning rod beautifully finished. :drool:

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