OPST Commando Sink Tips, 10'
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10 FOOT COMMANDO TIPS
For rods from 10 to 12 feet or so, our 10 foot Commando Tips make a great choice. These come in 8, 11, and 14 grains per foot, or 80, 110 and 140 grains total, making them identical in weight to industry standard sink tips. Again, each grain weight of our 10 foot Commando Tips comes in three different sink rates: a Riffle, Run and Bucket.
Our lightest 10 Foot Commando Tips, the 80 Grain series, comes in S2, S4 and S6 of level sink tip. These tips are good for 2-weight spey rods up to about a 6-weight spey rod. They are optimized for switch rods, but they can be used on spey and single hand rods as well. Our 110 Grain and 140 Grain Commando Tips come in S3 for Riffle, S6 for Run and S9 for Bucket.
The 110 Grain series is best for rods from about a 6-weight switch to an 8-weight switch, or about a 275 grains to a 375 grain Commando Head. Our 140 Grain Commando Tips are best for heavier rods, from about a 7-weight switch to a 9- or 10- weight spey rod, or a 375 to a 475 grain Commando Head. Again, you might notice there is some overlap here. You could probably cast a given rod with any of our three 10 Foot Commando Tips, but one would probably cast the best for you. One thing to keep in mind is that if you are struggling with your cast, the solution might be to go down in tip size.