Pistol Grip casting rod, anyone use one?

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The first casting rod I ever bought was a pistol grip Ugly Stik when I was just starting out buying equipment of my own. I only bought it cause I was unaware that there were different styles and I didn't pay attention. Another mistake I made with that one is the length. At only 5'6", and having the famous Ugly Stik flimsy tip, I cannot cast it well. So, I dislike it and therefore put my reel onto a Berkley Cherrywood HD with a normal length grip.
I would like to sell the Ugly Stik as I haven't used it in years.

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I'm building a couple of rods for my grand daughters. The youngest is getting a pistol grip.


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Nice job! I was just looking at my pistol grip extreme rod yesterday lol!
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New River Rat wrote:I'm building a couple of rods for my grand daughters. The youngest is getting a pistol grip.


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Starting from blanks or repaired and modified?

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Basstrackertx17 wrote: Building rods.
Way cool...."
Starting from blanks or repaired and modified?

New components.


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I still fish a couple of these rods, but one of them was a Christmas present 35 years ago. I use them to pitch texas rigged worms and jigs. A 5 footer is great for underhand pitching.

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Here is my Go-To rig for those big stripers... Can't wait to use it again!

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(I'm a big liar...bought this in an antique shop 20 years ago..metal rod and all).
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Rich
By any chance do you remember what you paid for it?

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Re paid for it...Nope. I bought it a good 20 years ago near Table Rock Lake MO

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