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by Cal
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Lucky Craft Co in trouble?
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: Lucky Craft Co in trouble?

Direct from Lucky Craft USA:

"We are totally fine, we have been preparing many items, so some demand for old model can’t be satisfied enough."
by Cal
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Lucky Craft Co in trouble?
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: Lucky Craft Co in trouble?

This news is from more than 5 years ago. Lucky Craft USA has resolved their tax issues and isn't going anywhere.
by Cal
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium MGL Review
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: Metanium MGL Review

DavidSA wrote:
Cal wrote:Metanium is hardly Shimano's flagship. That status is for Antares and Conquest in the casting reel department. Nevertheless, all good things come to those who wait. ;)


common Man! we been waiting. the 18 model will be out soon :big grin:


I know, right? :lol:
by Cal
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium MGL Review
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: Metanium MGL Review

Metanium is hardly Shimano's flagship. That status is for Antares and Conquest in the casting reel department. Nevertheless, all good things come to those who wait. ;)
by Cal
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium MGL Review
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: Metanium MGL Review

Hennessy wrote:And maybe also why the daiwas flagship steez sv tw never got any love.



http://www.tackletour.com/reviewdaiwasteezatw.html
by Cal
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Quantum's Surprising New Smoke Series Three (S3)
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Quantum's Surprising New Smoke Series Three (S3)

Quantum's Surprising New Smoke Series Three (S3) http://tackletour.com/images17/featureban_quantum_smokes3cast.jpg Introduction: Quantum has been making strides in recent years to up the level of refinement in their reels and this past year at ICAST, they revealed their latest results. Their "...
by Cal
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: St. Croix Delivers Value in our Search for One with the BXC71MHF
Replies: 1
Views: 62

St. Croix Delivers Value in our Search for One with the BXC71MHF

St. Croix Delivers Value in our Search for One with the BXC71MHF http://tackletour.com/images17/featureban_stcroixbassx71mhf.jpg Introduction: There is no more reputable a rod manufacturer than St. Croix Rods out of Park Falls, Wisconsin. The fact that the company rolls their own blanks and builds ...
by Cal
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels
Replies: 7
Views: 156

Re: Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels

mhood wrote:
Cal wrote:I don't think I had much to do with the conception of the Pixzilla... just the documentation of the process/qualifications of what it is/was in that article :lol:


It was my Dark Lord who got me the CPO 301 spool and what is a Pixzilla without a CPO 301 spool?


Well of course I remember that :)
by Cal
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels
Replies: 7
Views: 156

Re: Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels

I don't think I had much to do with the conception of the Pixzilla... just the documentation of the process/qualifications of what it is/was in that article :lol:
by Cal
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels
Replies: 7
Views: 156

Ressurecting an Oldie in honor of this weekend's movie debut : TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels

TackleTour's Legion of SuperTTuned SuperReels: Enabled by Office ZPI http://www.tackletour.com/images2/picsuperreels14.jpg Introduction: Winter can be a trying time for the Tackle Enthusiast. News regarding new tackle from the factories within Japan leaks out painfully slow until the sportfishing s...
by Cal
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Better Late Than Never : Lucky Craft's Pointer Minnow
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Better Late Than Never : Lucky Craft's Pointer Minnow

Better Late Than Never : Lucky Craft's Pointer Minnow http://www.tackletour.com/images17/featureban_luckycraftpointerminnow.jpg Introduction: As popular and effective a jerk/rip bait as the Vision OneTen is, one bait suspends shoulder to shoulder with that bait on the rod tips of the TackleTour Edi...
by Cal
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: TackleTour Autopsy: Consistency is King, the Megabass I-Jack
Replies: 0
Views: 49

TackleTour Autopsy: Consistency is King, the Megabass I-Jack

TackleTour Autopsy: Consistency is King, the Megabass I-Jack http://www.tackletour.com/images17/featurban_autopsyijack.jpg Introduction: There are few companies that place such a high priority on detail and consistency across all their products to the extent that Megabass does. Whether it is a prem...
by Cal
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Creature Fever : Strike King's Rage Twin Tail Menace Grub
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Creature Fever : Strike King's Rage Twin Tail Menace Grub

Creature Fever : Strike King's Rage Twin Tail Menace Grub http://tackletour.com/images17/featureban_strikekingmenace.jpg Introduction: With today's seemingly unlimited choices in specialized plastic baits, one old staple seems to have fallen by the wayside. How many of you still fish the old staple...
by Cal
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Spro's New Dean Rojas Bronzeye Spit Shad
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Spro's New Dean Rojas Bronzeye Spit Shad

evilcatfish wrote:Cal, thanks for another great review! I myself have done rather well on the spit shad. I'm curious about your rod choice in using the Diablo Spec R. Did you feel it worked well with the spit shad?


If it didn't work well, I wouldn't have used it in the review ;)
by Cal
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Evergreen International Continues to Impress with the Affordable RCSS-71MH
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Evergreen International Continues to Impress with the Affordable RCSS-71MH

Evergreen International Continues to Impress with the Affordable RCSS-71MH http://tackletour.com/images17/featureban_evergreencombat71mHspin.jpg Introduction: Earlier this year, we took a look at one of the most anticipated rods of the season, Evergreen International's Jack Hammer - a $200 stick bu...

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