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FINN

Fly Rod Balancing Kit

Regular price $24.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $24.95 USD
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Product Details

Improve your fly rod performance and increase your comfort while fishing with a perfectly balanced fly rod and reel. 

The FINN Rod Balancing Kit is the first of its kind. Enabling you to quickly and easily balance your fly rod and reel in just a few seconds without worrying about finding the perfectly weighted reel or re-rigging your fly rod setup. 

Benefits

  • Reduce arm and shoulder strain
  • Quickly balance any fly rod and reel*
  • Maximize rod performance and control
  • Increase rod sensitivity
  • Improve casting
  • Lightens your total carry weight

Features

  • Stretches to fit any fly rod
  • Interchangeable design
  • RodShield soft outer coating
  • Strong magnetic clasp
  • Perfectly weighted for balance
  • Eco-friendly metals
  • Lightweight tin case

Options

3 Pack

The 3 pack is perfect for most light to moderate weight rods (#5 or below). Great for most dry fly, indicator, and euro nymphing rigs or for rod and reel combos that are not severely off-balanced by an undersized or plastic reel.

  • 1 Tin Case
  • 3x Balancing Rings
  • Max counterweight: 1.75oz (50.4g)

6 Pack

The 6 pack is ideal for heavier rigs (#6+) or for rods and reel combos that are severely off-balanced. For instance, streamer rigs and rigs with a plastic or undersized reel. 

  • 2 Tin Cases
  • 6x Balancing Rings
  • Max counterweight: 3.55oz (100.8g)

Specifications

Dimensions

  • Tin Case Dimensions: 3.6in (9.2cm) x 1.25in (3.2cm) x 0.4in (1cm)
  • Balancing Ring Outer Dimensions: 1.1in x 1.1in (2.8cm x 2.8cm)
  • Balancing Ring Inner Dimensions: 0.6in (1.6cm)
  • Compatible Rod Barrel Sizes: 0.59in - 0.86in (1.5cm - 2.2cm) 

Weight

  • Balancing Ring Weight: 0.6oz (16.8g)
  • Max Counter Weight (3 Pack): 1.75oz (50.4g)
  • Max Counter Weight ( 6 Pack): 3.55oz (100.8g)
  • Total Product Weight (3 Pack Including Case): 2.28oz (64.9g)
  • Total Product Weight (6 Pack Including Case): 4.57oz (129.8g)

*We still recommend getting an appropriately sized reel for your rod to ensure it can hold all your line and to get your initial weight in the ballpark. For instance, start with a 5wt reel for a 5wt rod or use a heavier reel for a 3wt euro nymphing rod.

Satisfaction Guarantee

We stand behind our products. If, for any reason, the product doesn't work out for you. You can return it free of charge for up to 60 days.

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Customer Reviews

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Eric Albertson
The Fly Rod Balancing Kit is Just Right

Lets see here... new Sage ESN reel or Finn Fly Rod Balancing Kit? Maybe instead of the Sage ESN go for its cousin the Redington Tilt? Lots of dough and I have to invest the time in the line reload. Given all that trying the Finn Fly Rod Balancing Kit was a no brainer. At worst I would be out a bit and have a story.

My cool package from Finn arrived with its three bracelets of weight. I got out my 11" Syndicate 2 wt that was proving to be too tip heavy for all my reels. Between my wife's annoyance with what I spend on fly fishing stuff and my annoyance with the line change deal I was really hoping these little jewels' would work. Work they did!

I popped one on. I loved the audible "snap" that gave me comfort that it was unlikely to fall off during the day while I scrambled around high bushy banks on the Deschutes River chasing fish. One wasn't quite enough. I popped on the second. Viola! Perfection. At 65 a balanced rod is a BIG deal to help me and my aging arms fish all day without fatigue.

The difference is amazing. The look is elegant. The whole package shows the attention to detail that we crazy hard core fly fisherman crave in this sport. Consider me sold and happy!

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Eric Magoon
Where have you been!

I was skeptical at first, but bought a set based on what I heard on the MO on the Fly Podcast. Oh boy am I glad I did. This things make a huge difference in casting, greatly improved my ability to deliver flies farther and more accurately. If you don’t have a set of these you are messing up.

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M.S.
Where?

Wondering where on my rod and reel is the balancing point?

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cole miller
Life is About Balance !

Finally -- A lot of today's " higher end" reels and even rods have simply gotten way too light to balance properly. Before now I was using those slip on chair tips with quarters in them to achieve better balance. Great product , and thanks for the Walts Worm -- wish i could get some more of those !!

Glad to hear it! THANK YOU!

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Nicos Hadjiangelis
Great idea

Performs as expected.

Glad it is performing as expected!