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Tfg 14ft delta multi

Discussion in 'Tackle & Equipment Discussions' started by kent eagle, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. kent eagle

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    Hi all , just treated myself to a pair of these , appears to have good reviews both on here and elsewhere . Thing is a lot are old reviews , anyone on here been using them for a while now ? I got them because at that price it's worth the risk , have a good Christmas all
    CheersDave
     
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    Hello mate, bought one for £59.99 when fishtec were closing after reading nothing but good reviews about them. Gave it a go on a mixed ground mark and fell in love with it, really nice bite detection, casts lovely, lightish blank, a rod that is really worth a lot more than the price tag, I bought another to pair up, they are brilliant mixed ground rods for the Bristol Channel and will probably cope with anything that turns up in our waters. Love my pair and I'm sure you will love yours. Enjoy. I have even been tempted to get a 3rd but thats just greedy. :roflpuke:
     
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    Cheers for the reply Ken , just what I wanted to hear , for £59.99 posted and a lot of. good reviews of happy customers ( but all recent, not long term owners) I thought it was worth the risk and if I like them I might be tempted to get a third spare lol
    All the best Dave
     
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    Had mine since the summer, used a good few times now and love them, use them all over. Enjoy.
     
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    Yes I've got a pair now too just got my 2nd one and to be honest I like them, my other rods are Icon m-sport ultra powers so these are completely different for one you can see a bite on them, I've been using one now for around 7 months and it's a very nice rod can whack a lead out a fair distance and sensitive certainly worth more than the £59.99 the original £149.99 was probably closer to what you would expect to pay for this quality of rod
     
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    Cheers for the reply Toon , that's two positive reports after more than 6 months use , sounds like I might enjoy using multipliers again after so many years , excluding lobbing baits close in , I better stock up on line I can see a few birdies happening lol
     
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    :) What do they cast and where do you get them for £59.99 posted? :)
     
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    4 to 8oz apparently , search it in eBay it's cheaper from fishtec there than it is on their site
     
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    yeah they are £109.99 on there own site for the 14ft multi version
     
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    Well just had these delivered , first impressions are pretty good . They have a good factory finish and the sliding reel seat grips well with my 7ht's but not so well with a 525 . Feels quite a stiff rod in the mid and butt , initial impression is well worth it :)
     
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    Ive one pretty nice rod does have a couple of "buts" ones eyes quite brittle if dropped as mine fell over in the bag one lost liner other eye broke totally other but is bag as pretty dire just thin nylon so no protection at all other as been found is reel seat don't like short reel feet so either have to pack out or change like i did.
    But sits nice in rest no wobbling around pretty progressive tip 6oz is good not sure on 8 though? as once go past 6&a bit into specialist areas but 5-6oz casts great pretty light rod
    Plus for £60 delivered what more can you ask for
     
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    Agree with all that, but I find all eyes these days as they are made of ceramic they are all brittle and even the expensive one's don't like being dropped.

    Can I just ask what sized reel seat you got? I got the same issue with short reel seat feet and seeing as they are only cheap reel seats I figured it's best to change them, I measured the butt under the rubber cap and it was 25.2mm or 25.3mm ish I was looking at the Abu grip lok but they are either 25.2mm or 26.2mm do you buy the 25.2mm and squeeze it over the first bit or would you have to buy the 26.2mm but then as I tend to have to reel in an up position the 26.2mm would be too floppy higher up the grip?
     
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    Hi not sure could be the smaller one as was a squeeze getting it on but you can pack it out
     
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    No that's cool I thought it might be, at least that would have a fighting chance of fitting further up, I will order 1 25.2mm to start with to make sure it's right then if that fit's I'll order another, If necessary I'll put a length of heat shrink where I want the seat to fit
     
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    Well I can confirm that you need the 26.2mm sliding reel seat to fit the TF Gear Delta rods the 25.2mm is far too tight even with the shrink wrap lubed up and the seat just warm in hot water it wasn't going to go on without doing a lot of damage to the shrink wrap
     
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    Whats the rods like to use as im thinking of ordering 2 :)
     
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    They are a nice progressive rod, casts very well and with a sensitive tip that can see a small fish bite, I really like mine I was a little sceptical to start but on the Fishtec the 14ft multi is still £109.99 reduced from £149.99 but they are an absolute bargain for this money, I was lucky I bought one to try and went to get another they sold out, 4 months later luckily they got some more in and these are those rods so I would say grab them whilst you can and if you don't like them you can always sell them without losing much if any money at all but everybody that has tried mine has said what a nice rod
     
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    As above, good all round rod, nice match tip and plenty of power in butt to get a lead out. Really good rod for your money.
     
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    quick question ref the delta 14ft's

    which way round is the spigot on them

    ie tip into butt or butt into tip?
     
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