Pistol Grip casting rod, anyone use one?

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Post by -CN- » 21 Jan 2016, 15:23

The first casting rod I ever bought was a pistol grip Ugly Stik when I was just starting out buying equipment of my own. I only bought it cause I was unaware that there were different styles and I didn't pay attention. Another mistake I made with that one is the length. At only 5'6", and having the famous Ugly Stik flimsy tip, I cannot cast it well. So, I dislike it and therefore put my reel onto a Berkley Cherrywood HD with a normal length grip.
I would like to sell the Ugly Stik as I haven't used it in years.

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Post by New River Rat » 24 May 2016, 07:08

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Post by New River Rat » 05 Jun 2016, 10:18

I'm building a couple of rods for my grand daughters. The youngest is getting a pistol grip.


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Post by Jim » 05 Jun 2016, 20:53

Nice job! I was just looking at my pistol grip extreme rod yesterday lol!
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Post by Basstrackertx17 » 12 Jun 2016, 11:29

New River Rat wrote:I'm building a couple of rods for my grand daughters. The youngest is getting a pistol grip.


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Starting from blanks or repaired and modified?

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Post by New River Rat » 21 Jun 2016, 13:28

Basstrackertx17 wrote: Building rods.
Way cool...."
Starting from blanks or repaired and modified?

New components.


http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=41075
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Post by Doc Arroyo » 02 Nov 2016, 23:24

I still fish a couple of these rods, but one of them was a Christmas present 35 years ago. I use them to pitch texas rigged worms and jigs. A 5 footer is great for underhand pitching.

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Post by richg99 » 04 Nov 2016, 18:52

Here is my Go-To rig for those big stripers... Can't wait to use it again!

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(I'm a big liar...bought this in an antique shop 20 years ago..metal rod and all).
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Post by Johnny » 06 Nov 2016, 19:23

Rich, Methuselah called - he wants his rod back
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Post by WALI4VR » 25 Jan 2017, 17:44

Rich
By any chance do you remember what you paid for it?

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Post by richg99 » 25 Jan 2017, 18:18

Re paid for it...Nope. I bought it a good 20 years ago near Table Rock Lake MO

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