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   ESP Sniper MK1 vs ESP Sniper MK2
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   Old Thread  #26 2 Dec 2014 at 3.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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If that's the case there are far better rods out there
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   Old Thread  #25 2 Dec 2014 at 3.37pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I'll just buy new, money isn't really a problem
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   Old Thread  #24 2 Dec 2014 at 1.58pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Try -
Ebay
Facebook fishing buy and sell

Tbh it's just a trust thing
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   Old Thread  #23 2 Dec 2014 at 11.57am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I only need one rod, but where would I get a second hand one from? How would I know its fully functioning as well.
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   Old Thread  #22 2 Dec 2014 at 11.37am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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There the ones mate yea agree 100%. If I were u id look at getting second hand century's. I got a set of 2.75 ngs a few years back for 290 and they retailed at about that each brand new
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   Old Thread  #21 2 Dec 2014 at 11.12am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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you mean the warrior XT? they were cheap and quite old now, I had one until it broke not the rods fault tho. Wasn't so bad but casting a lead and a pva was a nightmare..
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   Old Thread  #20 2 Dec 2014 at 7.30am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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O. Mine were the warrior xts which were the budget ones, so presumed you meant these
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   Old Thread  #19 1 Dec 2014 at 10.40pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The XTS ranger is like 100 quid you sure its the one your thinking of?

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   Old Thread  #18 1 Dec 2014 at 9.57pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I had a set of the cheap fox rods (warrior xts ring a bell) nice looking rods but casting was a nightmare - giving them a good whack and struggle to hit 90yards. So I personally would opt for

Second hand century ect (pick sets up for under 300)
Soniks
Or snipers
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   Old Thread  #17 1 Dec 2014 at 7.44pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Did excatly the same great playing rods the tracers and have the mk1 3.25 snipers and love them was going to upgrade but in the end saw no need to very happy with what I have
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   Old Thread  #16 1 Dec 2014 at 5.26pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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dunno my xt was a 2.5 tc and i casted 3 ounce leads and a pva bag all the time... The casting accuracy was awful though lol but I thought that was just me D: They are smallish pva mesh bags the ones you make yourself.

Might get the fox ranger xts in 3 tc or the 2.75 bit cheaper and does what I want and i know the fox brand is excellence.

Unless you think the action is better on the sniper ?
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   Old Thread  #15 1 Dec 2014 at 4.31pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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About 150 for set
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   Old Thread  #14 1 Dec 2014 at 4.14pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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If your using 3onz leads with bags (depends if it's a small mesh bag or a big bag?) I would go bigger then 2.75tc as the total weight may end up being 3.5onz+ which may be too heavy for that rod. Id personally go for the 3.25tc version. The mk (mark) 1 versions are nice playing rods in 3.25 so don't think they are stiff
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   Old Thread  #13 30 Nov 2014 at 10.07pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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By mk2 you mean ESP Sniper II Rod? Mk means mark? Im looking for a new carp rod with thorough action, tried looking at the 'ultimate rod guide' on here but people just say generic things like beautiful action which could mean anything. I don't cast that far and use 3 ounce lead with pva bags, could i use the ESP Sniper II Rod 2.75 tc or would i need the 3 tc one and is that got the through action?
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   Old Thread  #12 18 Feb 2014 at 9.50pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Personally I Don't think you can beat esp rods full stop,I agree with many regards the look of the mk2-although I will say they do look better in the flesh than in the ad pictures.all the esp's seem to have a real good playing action,although I wouldn't say there's any that are out and out casting tools.i think in your shoes I'd be hunting out a set of mk1's safe in the knowledge you'll be getting a superb rod and if you have to change for whatever reason in the future you'll probably get your back and more

Edit: I've now just noticed the date too,presuming you've got some by now
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