I currently use a Ugly Cat 7' MH rod paired with an Abu 6500, and a 7' H Quantum Big Cat with an Abu 6000, but I'm thinking about upping my arsenal for when I go after the bigger Flatties around this area. If I had to choose just one of those rods, I would say I slightly prefer the Quantum Big Cat. Its a little bit stiffer with a little more backbone, yet it weighs a little less than the Big Cat. I'd like to try out an Abu 7000C3I, and pair it with an Ugly Stik Tiger 7' MH rod, the problem is I have no local shops within 2 hours of driving distance where I can feel the Tiger rod for myself. And I really hate ordering a rod blindly off the internet or through a catalog without getting to feel it in person. How would you say the Ugly Cat and Big Cat rods compare to the Tiger in terms of action, backbone, tip flex, and overall weight? I'm just about to pull the trigger and make the order from Cabelas, but I thought I'd see what some opinions are around here first.