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Cheaters can be very helpful when it comes to casting, but there are many variables when it comes to how long of a cheater you need. The guide line of 3 to 3.5 has changed a bit. Now anywhere from 2.25 to 3.5 can be used. Allot of it has to do with the cast itself the speed of current and the weight of flies you are throwing.

To start off with I would take your longest piece of T that should be the easiest to cast as long as you are not overpowering the rod. If you like the fill of it, and it cast well add cheaters to the shorter lengths to try and get the same amount of stick. If your 10' piece of T10 is still hard to cast add a short to medium length cheater to get it to where it cast good.

As your lengths of t10 get shorter it will become more difficult to maintain an anchor, so the length of cheater should increase.
 
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