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#11874570 - 10/10/16 10:19 PM Advice on a Flippin Stick
Ranger205 Offline
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Registered: 01/14/04
Posts: 630
Loc: Rowlett
Looking for a stick thats light, fast tip, serious back bone, full grip handle (no split grip) and built tough. I'm only 5' 10" so between 7-7 1/2' long......budget is under $150.
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#11874619 - 10/10/16 11:02 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
Thad Rains Offline
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I use the Dobyns Savvy Flipping stick. It is designed for exactly what you want. H backbone, but a fast tip, full grip handle 7'6" long and light, not as light as the Champions or XPs, but still pretty light. It is a LITTLE outside your budget, but you might pick one up on here that is slightly used for a good price. Here is the link to it.

http://dobynsrods.com/rod/ss-766flip/

GREAT flipping rod for 1/4 to 2 oz baits. Fits the bill of what you are looking for, except for the price. If that is too pricey, then maybe the newer Fury lineup would be what you are looking for. Here is one of the flipping stick models from that lineup.

http://dobynsrods.com/rod/fr-765flip

The Savvy is $179.99 and the Fury is 109.99.

Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#11875259 - 10/11/16 11:41 AM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
Connor S Offline
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I'd suggest a 734 for general flipping and pitching, and a 765 for heavy punching or pitching.
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#11875331 - 10/11/16 12:25 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
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#11875471 - 10/11/16 01:49 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Thad Rains]
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Originally Posted By: Thad Rains
I use the Dobyns Savvy Flipping stick. It is designed for exactly what you want. H backbone, but a fast tip, full grip handle 7'6" long and light, not as light as the Champions or XPs, but still pretty light. It is a LITTLE outside your budget, but you might pick one up on here that is slightly used for a good price. Here is the link to it.

http://dobynsrods.com/rod/ss-766flip/

GREAT flipping rod for 1/4 to 2 oz baits. Fits the bill of what you are looking for, except for the price. If that is too pricey, then maybe the newer Fury lineup would be what you are looking for. Here is one of the flipping stick models from that lineup.

http://dobynsrods.com/rod/fr-765flip

The Savvy is $179.99 and the Fury is 109.99.

Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains


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#11875546 - 10/11/16 02:25 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
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Here's a rod that has full grip and is only $110. They make a flippin' stick too. These are good rods too.
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#11875578 - 10/11/16 02:34 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Depends on what line you are planning to use.

http://bassblaster.bassgold.com/greg-hackneys-braid-flipping-system

Some good advice on rod and line from an expert of the craft.


Edited by Ken A. (10/11/16 02:39 PM)

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#11875634 - 10/11/16 03:08 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
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I really enjoy the iRod that I have. Been put through the ringer and its held up well.
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#11875735 - 10/11/16 04:17 PM Re: Advice on a Flippin Stick [Re: Ranger205]
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