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  1. esudol
    04-13-2017 02:55 PM - permalink
    esudol
    Rob,

    What is the lead-time on a burkheimer 8140 spey?
    Thanks,
    Ed Sudol
  2. roballen
    04-24-2016 10:37 AM - permalink
    roballen
    Clive
    it's a 7-8-9 510 scandi 540 for a skagit maybe up to 570 of you like a heavy load
  3. Cliveo
    04-24-2016 05:14 AM - permalink
    Cliveo
    Hi Rob,

    Ive just ordered the 8121-5 can you tell me if this baby is a 6,7,8 or a 7,8,9# Rod?

    Also which skagit & Scandi Lines would you use, RIO I'm thinking.. Ive tried contacting Kerry but no joy..

    Best Regards,

    Clive
  4. roballen
    03-17-2016 10:32 AM - permalink
    roballen
    Gunnar

    if we are talking about a salmon rod i'd stay with the 7s if you are concerned about the rod loading easily with a weight forward 7 I'd recommend the 795-4 dal.

    if this will be a sea trout rod the 695-4 day would be a good choice. or even the standard 695-4
  5. gub
    03-17-2016 09:54 AM - permalink
    gub
    Hi, I have a few questions about Burkheimer single handed rods. I have sent an email to Kerry a few days ago but I have not got an respons yet? Hope you could help me out. I have several two handers but no excperince with the single handers.

    I am thinking of a 7 weight for casting "normal" wf7 tapers (overhead casting) and some speytapered lines for spey (7 or maybe 8). I would like to know the differences between 795-4DAL and 7110-Dal. I have also read on these pages that the 7110-Dal is almost an 7/8 and is designed with a dt 7. My conclusion from this would be that the rod perform best with a wf8, is that correct? If so then I believe I could consider stealhead or Trout 695-4 DAL?

    The rod must be great at speycasting and good for overheadcasting too.

    Best regards from Norway
    Gunnar Berg

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  • About roballen
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    Raised on the Washougal river fishing only a floating line
    Home Waters
    Vancouver WA
    Interests
    fly fishing, fisheries conservation
    Occupation
    fishing related/unemployed
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  • Join Date: 01-10-2001
 
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