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Hi All,

Picking up this rod, but haven't gotten a chance to cast beforehand. Any line recommendations? Grain window according to the Scott site is 580 Scandi & 640 Skagit.

Thanks,

Tony
 

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Not sure if it will hold true throughout the T3H models but mine prefers (or I prefer) more grain than Scott suggests. I have a 12'8" 6wt. Scott recommends 400 scandi and 440 skagit. I like 450 scandi and 500 skagit (+ or - 15 grains).
 

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Not sure if it will hold true throughout the T3H models but mine prefers (or I prefer) more grain than Scott suggests. I have a 12'8" 6wt. Scott recommends 400 scandi and 440 skagit. I like 450 scandi and 500 skagit (+ or - 15 grains).
I’ll echo this - on my 13’6 7wt I prefer the heavier side of the grain window (540 Skagit, 500ish scandi). I consider the 7wt more of a 7/8.

Not sure if all the models have a similar action - but my 7wt has a mid flex and a stiff tip. The winter authority on that rod is pure magic - but it never really liked a skagit.

Awesome rods for throwing a scandi or a longer head. Underrated IMO.
 

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I also have the 12’8” 6wt and I think I’m using a 440gr SA intermediate Skagit head. It’s a sweet rod. I’m looking at a 13’ 8wt in either the T3H or L2H, I’m not sure which one I want. Deep loading or Medium fast...
I guess to answer your question I would err on the heavy side just a bit though.
 

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I have a 14’6” Hardy Zenith and use Rio 580 gr Scandi lines with either a 6’ or 10’ versileader of various sink rates. Also have had good luck with a Rio Scandi body at 455 gr. with a 10-15’ type 3 6 or 8 sink tip or 7-10’ of T10 or T14
 
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