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Yep. Had a double on first outing with it. Obviously the shorter length takes some finesse out of casting ability (lobbing is the order of the day), and looks a bit strange with the 'missing' 4ft, but can't fault the playing action. Also have the heavier 10ft, probably the better option.
Pretty much, I'm not a fan of single leg rings anyway, but these seem to be quite flimsy IMO. Not so much of a problem if sat in rests or on a pod, but a rod such as this, is, I believe meant to be a stalker, or as the name on it suggests, "opportunist" so it should be expected to be laid on the ground, carried through undergrowth or nearbank bushes, trees etc. exactly the type of scenario that could see rings bent, strong double legs prevent a lot of damage.
Sadly, for me at least, most or quite a lot of rods off the peg these days are single leg so it's a pill I have to swallow with off the peg rods. I usually have any rods that are required for certain situations made by Dave Lumb anyway, so not a problem, he usually builds with double leg as standard.
Not a fan of Minima rings - yes they are light but that's about it. On several occasions have fitted them on request by customers but had problems mostly with the liner material.
I have loads of them but won't use them :-(
Rod seems great value for money though.
Lots of my friends are carp anglers and they have got some custom rods built by mark tunley with minima guides and they rate them highly but i suppose it's each to there own. Personally i like them a lot