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by TommyG
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: High Speed Reels (9:1 Type)
Replies: 12
Views: 896

Re: High Speed Reels (9:1 Type)

JigginOG wrote:With regular maintenance (annually), my 9:1 Zill tws has held up just fine. Still smooth and solid. Mainly used for frogging and punching with heavy braid and drag locked down.

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by TommyG
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Zillion SV spools compatible with Zillion TWS Reels?
Replies: 16
Views: 914

Re: Zillion SV spools compatible with Zillion TWS Reels?

The Morethan spool is 34mm, the 1516 spool is 36mm.
by TommyG
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Mibro Handle Knobs
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Mibro Handle Knobs

I know the knobs from my Bantam Mgl fit on my Daiwa handle.
by TommyG
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Team Daiwa "big green" sticks
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Re: Team Daiwa "big green" sticks

One of the best reel seats ever imho.
by TommyG
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Cranking Reel
Replies: 55
Views: 3989

Re: Cranking Reel

I use the Zillion TWS 6.3 for the Fat Free Shad, 6XD, not so much for the 8XD or 10XD. The 6.3 is great for a medium diver.
by TommyG
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Cranking Reel
Replies: 55
Views: 3989

Re: Cranking Reel

When I do deep cranking, I prefer the Shimano Antares 5.4 or the JDM Zillion TW 1516 5.5
by TommyG
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: tatula ct noise
Replies: 11
Views: 467

Re: tatula ct noise

I have a Tat Sv that has a "rattle" when ripping a trap or chatterbait, sounds like it's coming from the inductor. Going to swap the palm plate brg and see what happens. A jig or worm it's fine, only happens with a vibrating bait. :-k
by TommyG
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Bearing Issues
Replies: 14
Views: 796

Re: Daiwa Bearing Issues

:-k Don't own a Steez, so any speculation on my part would be a guess. Good Luck!!
by TommyG
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Bearing Issues
Replies: 14
Views: 796

Re: Daiwa Bearing Issues

I think I would check the knob brgs first. had a similar issue with a new reel, swapped handles with a known smooth one and that turned out to be the problem. bad knob brgs.
by TommyG
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Edge Rods
Replies: 20
Views: 1977

Re: Edge Rods

My experience with the Kickstarter fiasco--extreme delays, no communication, substitution of cheap guides for those promised--killed any interest I had in future purchases from them. Looks like the delays and lack of communication remain problems. Kickstarter fiasco? A couple of years back Edge had...
by TommyG
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past
Replies: 61
Views: 5523

Re: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past

=D> Well Done Sir!!
by TommyG
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Best Jig Rod for $200
Replies: 14
Views: 1802

Re: Best Jig Rod for $200

Welcome =D> Check with the Tackle Trap, they may have a MB XX rod available. They were on sale. The best jig rod is the one you feel comfy with.
by TommyG
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Steez A Question
Replies: 62
Views: 6866

Re: Steez A Question

They are pretty fast. EMS is usually 3 days to customs. Once it get to customs keep your fingers crossed.
by TommyG
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL reviews?
Replies: 70
Views: 7602

Re: Bantam MGL reviews?

I have 2, they fish just fine. With the advancements in plastic, polymer, carbon fiber, etc. I'm not concerned about a plastic pawl. If it breaks "I got a guy" ;)

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