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#10921795 - 06/16/15 09:24 PM 8xd 10xd rods
Ponderossa Offline
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Any ideas I'm looking for a rod to throw these crankbaits. Any good bargain rods?
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#10921821 - 06/16/15 09:36 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
T54 Offline
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Bargain is subjective. What are you willing to spend?

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#10921841 - 06/16/15 09:41 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
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Kistlers new Magnesium Mad Dog Extra Heavy 7'-10" this is one sweet rod!!!It is a collapsible rod which allows you to stow it in your rod box. And at $149.95 Great deal!!

Or you can get the Magnesium All Day Power rod. 7'-8" heavy action . It also is collapsible. $179.95

and Magnesium All Purpose Special med-hvy 7-3 $169.95
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#10921852 - 06/16/15 09:46 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
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Halo xtra deep for $129 is tough beat on value

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#10921853 - 06/16/15 09:46 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
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Academy has a good solid big crank rod I have thrown these on. I put it on a reel with heavy mono and no break and it casts the 10Xd a country mile!


Edited by Frank the Tank (06/16/15 09:53 PM)
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#10921857 - 06/16/15 09:50 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
mudd Offline
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I throw them on standard med-heavy or heavy rods. No issues here. I use all Kistler Mags now also. The cheap Academy rods will work great for money or even the Abu Garcia
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#10921880 - 06/16/15 10:03 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
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The Falcon Lowrider 7' 9" XD Cranker is pretty sweet. $179.99


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#10922014 - 06/16/15 11:15 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
lamoon78 Offline
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I have been throwing 10xd on a Dobyns 805 CBRM since they came out with no issues great rod.

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#10922035 - 06/16/15 11:28 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
bigbass94 Online   content
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Falcon Lowrider


Try the XD Crankin' rod
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#10922038 - 06/16/15 11:32 PM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
Z521C Cranker Offline
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Loc: Texas
Falcon lowrider XD cranker!!

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#10922077 - 06/17/15 12:24 AM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
I use the Dobyns 806 for the 10XD and the 805cb RM for the 8XD's.

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#10922078 - 06/17/15 12:29 AM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Jaret Latta]
T54 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Halo xtra deep for $129 is tough beat on value


Definitely the most affordable option that actually has the power and action to throw the 10XD.

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#10922402 - 06/17/15 08:34 AM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: bigbass94]
Outdoordude Offline
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Registered: 04/20/09
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Originally Posted By: bigbass94
Falcon Lowrider


Try the XD Crankin' rod


Agreed.

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#10922420 - 06/17/15 08:43 AM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: ko bass attack 27]
lipjerk Online   content
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Registered: 03/04/09
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Loc: Lantana,Tx
Originally Posted By: ko bass attack 27
I use the Dobyns 806 for the 10XD and the 805cb RM for the 8XD's.


This, the 10xd is too much for the 805cbrm but good for the 8xd and 6xd, you need a Dobyns 806 cb for the 10xd, if you want a cheaper option check out the mag heavy rod here

http://www.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shops-Crankin-Stick-Casting-Rod/product/14050107113767/

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#10922436 - 06/17/15 08:49 AM Re: 8xd 10xd rods [Re: Ponderossa]
LakeForkGroupie Online   content
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Registered: 06/23/14
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I just got the Cabela's tournament ZX Crankshaft rod 7'10" heavy. It's like a broom stick, and I paired it with a 5.5:1 reel. (Curado) I can throw that thing all day on a 10xd. The rod is $109, but I think I got it on sale for $80.

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