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by joekaz
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Shimano???
Replies: 133
Views: 10681

Re: What's next for Shimano???

Compare size of "new" and "old" Antares: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsuL62rATFy/ https://c.radikal.ru/c09/1901/94/9fa75102f859.jpg The pic is not truly accurate. See how much bigger around the rod handle on the right looks compared to the one on the left. The camera is not look...
by joekaz
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Fuego Ct or Shimano SLX
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Re: Daiwa Fuego Ct or Shimano SLX

I bought a SLX. Have not fished it yet due to frozen lakes. The reel feels smooth. It fits my hand better than my Citica I. Not a big fan of the new style clutch bars. I sanded the sharp edges off both plates that are on either side of the clutch bar to keep them from scraping my thumb. The Fuego is...
by joekaz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Shimano???
Replies: 133
Views: 10681

Re: What's next for Shimano???

It looks like the Scorpion has a scorpion logo on the cast control knob.
by joekaz
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Shimano???
Replies: 133
Views: 10681

Re: What's next for Shimano???

I see they are calling the SLX MGL a 70. It must have a shallower spool compared to our SLX 150.
by joekaz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: ZPI Reel?
Replies: 79
Views: 3766

Re: ZPI Reel?

poisonokie wrote:Image
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Hmmm...

Not this reel. Look at the 2019 Bionic Plus
by joekaz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Shimano???
Replies: 133
Views: 10681

Re: What's next for Shimano???

Tzlure mentions a scorpion Mgl and SLX Mgl.
by joekaz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: ZPI Reel?
Replies: 79
Views: 3766

Re: ZPI Reel?

I think it is made by the same company that makes Bass Pro Shops reels. Is it Doyo? Look up the new Bionic Plus reel. Looks the same to me.
by joekaz
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 335
Views: 21693

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

Daiwa Japan website lists that all new Steez CT reels have 80mm handles. :(
by joekaz
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 335
Views: 21693

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

According to tzlure,com there is going to be an Alphas CT SV 70 casting reel.
by joekaz
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: ZPI Reel?
Replies: 79
Views: 3766

Re: ZPI Reel?

It looks like the new Bionic Plus casting reel shown in the 2019 BPS master catalog.
by joekaz
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 335
Views: 21693

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

We're due for a new Project T video.
by joekaz
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 335
Views: 21693

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

It looks like he is motioning that the mag dial is on the bottom of the side plate.
by joekaz
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: 19 Calcutta Conquest DC
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: 19 Calcutta Conquest DC

joekaz wrote:
JWY wrote:A grainy photo of the upcoming Conquest DC:

https://www.bassou.net/2018/12/blog-post_21.html

Wrong thread but Is that a new Daiwa SS SV in the second pic from the top? Maybe one of the reels in Project T.
by joekaz
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: 19 Calcutta Conquest DC
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: 19 Calcutta Conquest DC

JWY wrote:A grainy photo of the upcoming Conquest DC:

https://www.bassou.net/2018/12/blog-post_21.html

Wrong thread but Is that a new Daiwa SS SV in the second pic from the top. Maybe one of the reels in Project T.
by joekaz
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 335
Views: 21693

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

https://i.postimg.cc/y63xxg70/Screenshot-20181211-142107-3.png Looks like slight modified Steez in this pic. You can see the mag dial protrude from the palming plate in the usual position but looks like it has a plastic lip around it. The plastic beneath the dial appears to be reduced or removed. L...

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