Impromptu Ultralight Build

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  1. skrilla

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    Went minimalist in all aspects on this one. Started with a bargain bin blank I've had stashed away.

    No grips handle.
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    Fuji split seat.
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    Fuji KR concept guides with FazLite rings.
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    Micro runners.
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    Just the tip.
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    THE reason for this build. Walked into a big box store not too long ago and saw this random gem in the clearance section. It was in a damaged clam shell package and missing the handle. Stole the handle off a retired Solstice 1000 and slapped it on this one. Perks of having a mothball fleet of reels to pick parts from.
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    Bullseye!
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    Balanced where I want it.
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    About 3oz total build weight.
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    Just over half a pound with reel.
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    Now to fill it with 2lb mono and find some WR smelt to tussle with.

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    What's better than a Sienna? A Sienna on sale.
     
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    Werfless The Coach ..RIP my friends
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    Oh damn. WR smelt eh? Make it a record!
     
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    Love the minimalist build.. Beautiful little rod...
    Butch
     
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