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I got this extra Lami GBT841XH.
I'm thinking a 1 foot extension
4 or five high frame Fuji sic spinning surf guides

Match with one of these reels
VS 400
Stella 1600
Penn 9500SS
filled with 65lb Power Pro

I see my self flinging 10 to 12 OZ jigs spining style down at the Bank.

Ok fellas am I nuts or should I start wrapping.
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I have recently built a sailfish spin rod that the customer will use a 9500 SS. I understand this heavy reel has beefed up drag system to handle big fish.

Far be it from me to tell someone not to try something. I have tried some duzzies. If you have the time and $$ go for it and let us know how you made out.

Capt Neil
Capt Marc,

Very valid point!

Over the years I have seen too many show up with spin rods for blackfish, deepwater, heavy lead and wimpy rods. Most times they would not take the offer of a stout boat rod. They lost the most fish and lost the most rigs. And then you get a good fisherman that can use that kind of tackle and gives us a lesson.

Capt Neil
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