Rod set-up Question

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Rod set-up Question

Post by donholton » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:03 am

I'm building a rod to eventually be used with a Shimano Stella 1000, but I don't have one yet. Does anyone know the distance from the bottom of the foot to the center of the spool and also the spool diameter. I have a 2500 but I would think the 1000 would be a little smaller. Thanks

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Re: Rod set-up Question

Post by Mattman » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:06 am

The last couple 1000 series Shimano's I've built for had a 42mm spool. Used size 20 Fuji first guide.
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Re: Rod set-up Question

Post by donholton » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:15 pm

Thanks Matt, do you remember if the 1000 is a shorter from the foot to the spool than the 2500?

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Re: Rod set-up Question

Post by Mattman » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:00 am

I believe it is.

I can verify when I get home. I have a 1000 Biomaster and a 2500 Ultegra on my work bench right now.
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Re: Rod set-up Question

Post by Mattman » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:54 pm

1000 Biomaster (left) vs 2000 Ultegra (right).

The 2000 and 2500 have the same body, but different spool.



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Re: Rod set-up Question

Post by donholton » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:21 pm

Thanks again Matt, I'm building a 7'6" 5wt spinning rod to throw 1/8 and 1/4 oz jigs to white bass. The handles done, now I can set up the guides and someday hope to get a used Stella.

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