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Old 14-03-2019, 12:24 AM
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Just checked out one of my X-840s and it had the same 3 x 3/8 washers, total weight of 10g.
Chucked a reel on the rod and gave it a bit of a wave around and definitely feels better in the hand with the washers in.
Thanks for your time and effort GH. Agreed. When I tried with the weights out I thought the rod tip was going to drop and punch a hole through the garage floor . Certainly best balance for me was with all 3 washers in. Regards, HBt.
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Old 01-05-2019, 09:57 AM
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90% of my rods have the weight system in them. Although it seems good to have a method of compensation to even out balance, I would prefer a rod that is made for a specific reel and has no added weight. It all just makes the rod feel heavy sometimes

Depends on what specific rod, some rods just feel overly light and just don’t feel good in the hand.


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