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Shooting heads DIY
When calculating the weight of a shooting head, you can use this number as a guide line and increase the weight for a given AFTM class. The right side of the table shows suggestions for this shooting head weight. On top of that I personally prefer even more weight, and for demanding conditions like long casts under windy conditions I go two classes above the AFTM class. Each rod has its own performance, so you will need to test and adjust individually under all circumstances. Read the article.
|AFTM Weight of WF 30' belly
||Recommended shooting head weight
Please notice that the above recommendations are just guidelines. I personally often cut my shooting heads slightly heavier than what this table recommends. Martin. This link will bring you there.
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