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Anyone have any experience with a GL3 or IMX S842 7ft Fast-Lite? Whats your thoughts and feelings? How is she gonna fish a 1/8oz jig and maybe a 1/4? Was hopeing someone had fished both the IMX and GL3 in that model, much difference?

I kinda want the IMX but like the looks of the GL3 mahogany blank.

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Drawing a blank here. Is that their ultra light blank??

What do you intend on using it for??

I just went out on their site. the S842 is listed under their Panfish rod section, so your use may somewhat be limited depending on how you use it.

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When on thier site click on "blanks" then "spinning". You'll see the S842-2 offers in both IMX and GL3 - its a fast astion, lite power for 1/16-5/16oz 4-8 lb. They also have a S841 fast ultra-lite for 1/32-3/16 - not interested in that one.

Im gonna use it for panfish but mostly throwing 1/8 and 1/4oz jigs for eyes, so it sounds like the ticket.

Im thinking a split handle with recoil guides. Some dont like the recoils but I do, they are the lightest option going...

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Yep not much diff price wise between the two. Reading, the IMX seems like it might be a tad stiffer so hopefully enough backbone and it weighs a tad less. Sure wish I had a place to fondle blanks before I buy. I can always send it back but thats a pain I try and avoid...

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