LOOP 7x MF 8132-4 Spey Rod - Used

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For sale is a used 13' 2" 4 piece LOOP 7x Medium Fast Spey Rod - The 7x series marks the pinnacle of rod making for LOOP and is their premium offering. This 13' 2" 8wt is a perfect all around 8wt for large fish in larger water as well as for picking up heavier sink tips and big flies. Suggested Skagit lines are 575-600gr. This 8 wt Spey is perfect for Washington's Olympic Peninsula, British Columbia, Alaska and Tierra Del Fuego. Rod Weight : 209g

The rod is in excellent condition and hardly fished. Customer is a good friend of the shop and just did not connect with the rod. Very little wear on the cork and hardly any visible scratches on the blank if any at all. Includes Aluminum Tube and Rod Sock. 

From LOOP: 

After many years of constantly challenging ourselves as a company to extend the boundaries of modern fly rod design, we take great pride in creating what we truly believe to be highest performance fly rod range we have ever made – the LOOP 7X

Our 7X rod series introduces the innovative design and performance advantages of an exclusive and pioneering heptagonal (7-sided) blank construction process. This patented technology optimises power transfer and enhances rod tracking for both accuracy and maximum energy efficiency.

The 7X’s superior casting performance is due to the geometric advantages inherent within its shape, resulting in accelerated and rapid dampening of the rod during the energy transitions of a casting cycle.

The 7X design, with its 2-3-2 structural support, eliminates “spine effect” and broadens the versatility beyond the conventional overhand cast and underhand casting techniques. The rod also provides equal precision and power in a multitude of casting actions, including the sidearm or backhand casting, which are often required in many demanding sport fisheries.

Finally, the 7X is both lighter and stronger than all circular fly rod constructions, and the ultra efficient energy transmission results in the enhancement of:

  • Accuracy
  • Presentation
  • Performance
  • Versatility

This truly is the most technologically advanced, high performance fly rod in the world.