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GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 01:38:35 PM
G'day
On a recent trip to Bougainville PNG I managed to get a line wrap around the second guide(from the tip) while casting into the wind.
One leg of the guide has been ripped out of the binding and the ring has cracked and fallen out. I would like to find the exact replacement guide but I don't know the model/part number, it has Fuji 20 stamped on the frame.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thanks in advance,

Tony

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 01:44:35 PM
It might depend a bit on the age of the 78Flex. 

I am sure it will be a SIC guide probably Fuji MNSG or E-MNSG?  Posting a photo might help.

Last Edit: June 30, 2014, 01:46:47 PM by Mark Harris

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 01:46:38 PM
Test photo, Bougainville GT



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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 01:51:53 PM
It might depend a bit on the age of the 78Flex. 

I am sure it will be a SIC guide probably Fuji MNSG or E-MNSG?  Posting a photo might help.

Thanks for the quick reply,
I purchased the rod in June last year, I think it was new stock.The guide frame is silver and I'll get a pic of it, I'll also search those part #'s.
Cheers

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 02:24:13 PM
It appears to be an E-MNSG or a PMNSG in the 20mm size.






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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 02:29:05 PM
I believe P-MNSG is a bit more satin (like the polished stainless on a watch).

E-MNSG is a shiny bright chrome finish.
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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 02:40:05 PM
Comparing it to Fuji guides on my other rods (Saltiga, NS Blackhole) I would say its the satin PMNSG.

Thanks for your help Mark.

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 06:01:14 PM
if it is a Ripple, it would be an E-MNSG
If it swims; I want to catch it!

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
June 30, 2014, 08:34:08 PM
I am sure Brandon is right.

Thinking about it, my older Ripples have the MNSG type guide in dark mate grey finish (same as Carpenter used in that era).. can't remember the code.  And newer ones are E-MNSG for sure.

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Re: GT 78 Flex - Damaged Guide
July 01, 2014, 11:24:08 AM
OK, I'll order an E then.

Thanks