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Dobyn's Rods?

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Just wondering what guys are thinking about these rods?

I know they can be hard to find retail locally and was just wondering if there was a place in the metro would a lot of guys use them?

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Was strictly a Shimano guy up until last year. Purchased a Dobyns Champion 733. Now I wish I could replace my fleet of Shimanos. Overall the Dobyn's rod was light, very sensitive, and felt balanced in my hands.  Treat yourself like I did, you won't regret it.

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This may or may not matter to you, but they are made in China.  I've heard some very good things about them, but for what they cost, I would rather give my money to a company that builds their rods in the USA.

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I love Dobyns Rods, floated around trying different high end brands for a while but seem to have settled on Dobyns. Currently I have 2 Champions, 1 Savvy and 2 Fury's.

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Get one!! I spent the last two years trying most rods, the only rod that come close to dobyns is Powell. If you can find an old endurance or max or the new 3d Max's are great rods. The champions are awesome too. A 734c is a great do it all rod. 

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I fish Croix Avids, LTB and Elites, NRX, Cumaras, Exprides, and some of my favorite rods to fish are my Dobyns.  They have great lengths, powers and actions that seem to fit my liking more than the others.  My personal faves are their Champion cranking rods and the two Dobyns Extreme jig rods I own.  Plus they're so comfortable for me since they still use the old Fuji ECS reel seats.

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