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Which rod to buy

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A warm welcome to the forums mate, good advise give as the salt range seems to be the best for value for money.
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I have a couple of salt beachcasters and I can't fault them, so I agree with everyone- they might be a way to go!

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I suffer with the same problem! :D :D >:) >:) >:) >:) >:)
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try the greys or sonik range m8 20 quid over budget but you get what you pay for good luck

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hi frogy

my self have a pair of daiwa sand storms great rod cost a

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Post by mulletover »

shame we can't try before we buy!!
I like shimano rods, just because I'm quite short and they are light and suit me!
Bought a shakespeare K2 rod a few years back. thought the extra length = extra distance. How wrong I was. Its so long, if I put any oomph into the caste the rod takes me off my feet!!!

On the other hand I used my girlfriends Shimano Nexave Surf a few weeks ago and it cast brilliantly, although is limited to a 6oz weight which is a bit under most beach rods, but nice to use.

It's tough choosing because you need to try a few to find what you personally like.

But happy choosing!!!
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hello mate welcome to the forum..

the best thing i think to do is to go into a tackle shop where you can pick the rods up and get a feel for them,length tip action and so on

i use the 2 piece daiwa meenstreaks 13ft nice soft action but with plenty of grunt where as my brother uses the daiwa emcast 14ft...its a matter of preference...i cant get on with the longer rods

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Daiwa always seem to produce good rods. I bought myself a TDX 129PM last week but that's quite a bit out of your price range.

But as other people have said it's probablty best to give the rod a feel first and see if it suits your preferences.

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