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#11147738 - 10/06/15 05:46 AM TFO Rods Eyes
Jigfish Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 2907
Loc: Tx
What kink of eyes do they use on their rods?

The weak call it obsession, the strong call it dedication!

#11147799 - 10/06/15 07:17 AM Re: TFO Rods Eyes [Re: Jigfish]
Fishing on a string Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/05
Posts: 1896
Loc: Emory Tx
I believe they use these, BTAG Casting is a quality basic guide by Pacific Bay. I just replaced the guides on two rods for a customer last week.

#11149430 - 10/06/15 09:13 PM Re: TFO Rods Eyes [Re: Jigfish]
Gilbert M. Offline
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Registered: 09/16/06
Posts: 946
Loc: Midlothian, TX
They use TFO proprietary Tactical guides, machined stainless steel inserts are super hard chrome anodized then staged into a chromium impregnated stainless frame. This is saight from the book.

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#11149501 - 10/06/15 09:39 PM Re: TFO Rods Eyes [Re: Jigfish]
txmasterpo Offline
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Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 5864
Loc: Emory
They use the kind that fall out clap

I still love the rods but I take them to reeltime to fix them..... Though I'm sure TFO will give you another rod if you pay $30 I think.....I really get used to mine so when the guides fail I just get them fixed with better guides

"What goes on around you compares little with what goes on inside you."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#11150515 - 10/07/15 02:22 PM Re: TFO Rods Eyes [Re: Jigfish]
DustyHartOutdoors Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1828
Loc: Pleasanton, Texas
GTS rods are topped with TFO’s proprietary Tactical Series guides, machined stainless steel inserts are super-hard chrome anodized then swaged into a chromium-impregnated stainless frame. What does this all mean? Super hard, super slick, saltwater safe and no more lost fishing time due to lost inserts...and they’re 30% lighter than standard SiC guides.

Every rod in my boat is a TFO, I still have and use 2 of the original Signature Series and the rest are the Tactical series. I have never had a guide insert come out or any other problem with the guides.


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