Handle question

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Gunpowder Angler
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Handle question

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I am going to build a 4 weight, 6'9" rod for my personal use. I plan on using a full wells handle for this rod. Why do more people not use this grip? It is a matter of balance or personal taste? All of the rods that I have bought have the reverse full wells. I like the feel of full wells. Thank you ahead of time. Derek

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roycestearns
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Re: Handle question

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Personal preference ... you nailed it.

Capt. Frank
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John Zimny built a Para 15 for me, wonderful rod, I requested the wells grip.

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