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- Joined: Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:02 am
just curious if anyone is familiar with the two rods and can tell me how they compare. Thanks for your input.
- Pro Angler
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- Joined: Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:25 pm
- Location: Michigan (U.P)
NRX all day. I do like the Legend Elite series. I built 2 customs on the blanks. I could tell the difference easily between the NRX and Legend Elite in sensitivity. Both are great rods. Price would be a major factor.
The 2 Legend Elite blanks are a 7ft Lite and a 7'6" MH.
St Croix does have a great warranty.
- Elite Angler
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- Joined: Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:20 pm
I have had them both in spinning variants. The tapers are different with the NRX being really fast and the St Croix having a fast tip with a parabolic action. The St Croix is more comparable to a 842 MBR taper.
- Elite Angler
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- Joined: Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:56 am
the nrx 852 has a faster tip for sure and in my hands is more sensitive. I have two of the legend elite 7 m action casting rods and 1 spinning 7 m and like stated above they have a softer tip and more parabolic bend in the rod once loaded. I really like the 7 m casting rod its one of my favorites in the line up for many things on the lighter side. smaller keitechs, blade baits, underspins, and a really good jerkbait rod if you prefer a 7 footer for them. I throw a lot of vision 110+1s on the elite. i no longer have the 852 casting but still have the spinning which is the same blank. i really liked it for light texas rigs and 1/4 oz finesse jigs more of the bottom bouncing stuff.