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#11064933 - 08/26/15 10:47 AM World's first crappie rods with graphene
Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith Offline
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http://g-rods.com/collections/crappie-spinning
http://www.graphene-info.com/worlds-first-graphene-enhanced-fishing-rods-g-rods
http://www.tackletour.com/reviewicast15grods.html
G-Rods is proud to introduce their Crappie Series rods, casting and spinning models. They are the world's first ever rods made with the material graphene. The graphene is layered with toray carbon fiber in a proprietary blend to make an incredibly strong, sensitive and light rod. High-quality 1K Toray carbon fiber reinforcement (bottom section).
Customized reel seat.
Ergonomic handle design.
Titanium guides with SIC inserts.
Tangle-free tip top guide.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.529111420569728.1073741841.515823485231855&type=3


Edited by Senkosmith (09/02/15 06:40 PM)
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#11065010 - 08/26/15 11:14 AM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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Sounds like a game changer for sure....
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#11065027 - 08/26/15 11:21 AM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
Chad Stephens Offline
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Nice! But out of my price range....

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#11065094 - 08/26/15 11:55 AM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Chad Stephens]
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Looks to be a high quality rod and certainly not your run-of-the-mill crappie rod. You've got my interest.
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#11065144 - 08/26/15 12:18 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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Registered: 02/26/07
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Loc: Joshua, TX
I got to fish with these rods on a photo shoot back in June, and all I can say is that it is the best rod I've ever fished with, hands down. I've been fortunate enough to fish a lot of the western hemishphere, and G-Rods are the best I've found. I got to test the six, seven, and ten foot version, and they all perfomed perfectly. The load of the rod, the low weight, and the sensitivity were astounding. Bridges, boat docks and brush piles...it didn't matter. I've never put my name with a rod company until now, and I can't speak highly enough. In fact, I already got a 6 footer on the way.
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#11065150 - 08/26/15 12:24 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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Hmm, for a rod in that price range, the warranty doesn't look that great.
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#11065228 - 08/26/15 01:03 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
SheCrappieKilla Offline
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Registered: 04/30/13
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Loc: West of Ft Worth and South
No cork handle? Tangle free tip sounds interesting.

Sure would like to fish with a 10 footer and if it's all that I would make the switch.

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#11065260 - 08/26/15 01:17 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: SheCrappieKilla]
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Loc: Temple,Tx,USA
Originally Posted By: SheCrappieKilla
No cork handle? Tangle free tip sounds interesting.

Sure would like to fish with a 10 footer and if it's all that I would make the switch.

How about 3 or 4!

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#11065301 - 08/26/15 01:38 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
jasoniam Offline
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Loc: Bedford
I just dont know that I can bring myself to pay over a hundo for a spinning rod!!! ....wow.... but they look nice....
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#11065342 - 08/26/15 02:00 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: jasoniam]
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These rods are made in China
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#11065378 - 08/26/15 02:13 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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Registered: 12/16/13
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Loc: Plano, TX
Great, fishing rods are my weakness. Love my pro anglers, but i may not be able to help myself on this one... hooked

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#11065473 - 08/26/15 02:52 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: PlanoPaul]
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Originally Posted By: PlanoPaul
Great, fishing rods are my weakness. Love my pro anglers, but i may not be able to help myself on this one... hooked


ditto, but no cork is a show stopper for me
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#11065521 - 08/26/15 03:16 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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I've been fishing them for months now cheers
They are by far the lightest, most sensitive rods with plenty of backbone that I have ever put my hands on.
Belinda will have most of the split handle rods and some of the longer rear handle rods in stock in a couple of more days!
They are already on her website, just have not enabled the links till we pick up her shipment.
Still attempting to nail down shipping to keep the costs down, but if anyone would like to put 1 in their hands, stop by her shop, just let me know ahead of time thumb
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#11065582 - 08/26/15 03:45 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Lake Fork Guide Whitt Smith]
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Loc: Plano, TX
Yep, having lunch with the owner Glen tomorrow, knew I couldn't help myself... Him living in Plano is definitely the nail in the coffin...

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#11065647 - 08/26/15 04:24 PM Re: World's first crappie rods with graphene [Re: Ranger1]
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Originally Posted By: Ranger1
These rods are made in China


Most are....aren't they?
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