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Ande 20-50 stand up rods

Old 08-12-2016, 08:31 PM
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Default Ande 20-50 stand up rods

Anyone have pictures of these rods? All the pics on the internet show quarters of the rod. I'm wanting to see the entire rod so i can see the guides. Some pictures make them look tiny and others look to be 'beefier'.

Anyone have experience with them? For around 50$ a rod, seems decent.

ASU-561A SBMH 5'6
ASU-601A SBMH 6'0

Are the models. Thanks guys!
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Old 08-13-2016, 03:31 AM
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I have all my 30 wides on Their 50-80's. The tournament series. Good rods
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Old 08-13-2016, 06:41 AM
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This is the image dicks sporting goods gives you. Looks like they have small butts

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This is the image tackle direct gives you.

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How in the hell would you be able to tell if the rod is what you're looking for by these pictures lol? I haven't been able to find any other pictures either.
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I'm in the same boat. It's a cheap rod for medium trolling. I don't like the fact that it has a rubber gimbal but I'm considering it to save some money. Anyone have experience please chime in.
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I have 20 of them for my rockfish spread they are great rods and the price is right. Also use them chunking for tuna and marlin spread.
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I have both 20-40lb and 20-50lb 6'ers. They have held up well to charter use during the Maryland striped bass trophy season for at least 5 years now. Butts are not terribly short. However the end of the butt is rounded which are nice for resting against you but can be tight on some rod holders.
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:32 AM
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Originally Posted by SubmarinerTT View Post
This is the image dicks sporting goods gives you. Looks like they have small butts

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This is the image tackle direct gives you.

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How in the hell would you be able to tell if the rod is what you're looking for by these pictures lol? I haven't been able to find any other pictures either.
not to derail, but this has been my grip for a while. looking at rods online sucks. it seems every site does this with the pictures.
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by iFishMD View Post
I have both 20-40lb and 20-50lb 6'ers. They have held up well to charter use during the Maryland striped bass trophy season for at least 5 years now. Butts are not terribly short. However the end of the butt is rounded which are nice for resting against you but can be tight on some rod holders.

I was thinking about getting the 20-50's and putting my squall 16vs on it for light trolling mahi/smaller tuna. I have been hesitant because of the quality factor. Does the rubber gimbal hold up well? My boat is down in Mexico so I don't like dragging junk down there but if I can save bucks I'll try em out.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:21 AM
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They are good rods for the money and I own a good number of them. Primarily trolling rockfish (striped bass) and bottom fishing. The blanks are tough to beat and I like the metal reel seat, which feels and so far has proved more durable than a graphite one. I will say this. The guides on these rods are low quality and it's only a matter of time before one pops the insert. I just cut them out and re-wrap a new one and good to go again. But it's not a completely free lunch.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:07 PM
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I have 8 of them & think their great rods they bend at your hand similar to a seeker black steel blank. iv got 30s on mine filled with 600 yds 80# braid & a 100yrd mono top shot with wind on swivels & never had a guide problem they are my short-long rigger & flatline rods & have cought bft to 175 & an estimated 500# blue marlin I don't even no how many yft & mahi with no problems
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I have 8 of them & think their great rods they bend at your hand similar to a seeker black steel blank. iv got 30s on mine filled with 600 yds 80# braid & a 100yrd mono top shot with wind on swivels & never had a guide problem they are my short-long rigger & flatline rods & have cought bft to 175 & an estimated 500# blue marlin I don't even no how many yft & mahi with no problems
Good info right here! Thanks
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