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by mrpao
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: old core 50 and aldebaran or new
Replies: 8
Views: 774

Re: old core 50 and aldebaran or new

I like both versions.
I have two core 50mg7, two aldebaran mg7.
Also a Aldebaran 50HG, Aldebaran 50, two Aldebaran 30HG.
I use them interchangeably.
The older 50E body feels more solid but the newer Aldebarans are crazy light.
by mrpao
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Where are the shimanos?
Replies: 1403
Views: 324231

Re: Where are the shimanos?

That's some sexy spinning combos.
Sweet smallie too
by mrpao
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Shimano Cardiff Upgrades
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Re: Shimano Cardiff Upgrades

Did you ever finish your upgrades?
I would also recommend getting a longer handle.
I hate the short handles that come on those reels.
by mrpao
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Shimano ch100 side plate stuck
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

Re: Shimano ch100 side plate stuck

Had to spray it with WD40 over and over and let it sit for several days. Finally got it off but not without chipping part of the turning tab off. There was some rust on the brake race but I didn't see any corrosion on the threads for the side plate turn daily. Sanded the rust off and cleaned the sid...
by mrpao
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: How do you like you’re aldebaran mgl 50?
Replies: 7
Views: 875

Re: How do you like you’re aldebaran mgl 50?

I have two MGL 30 hg, regular 50 and 50HG. They all feel the same in smoothness. I'm not throw super finesse lures with mine so I can't say how it would be with really light lures. I have one 30 mgl on a 6'10" expride for regular sized top water and jerkbaits. Another 30 mgl on a 6'8" med black cuma...
by mrpao
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: **Shimano family picture**
Replies: 16
Views: 3869

Re: **Shimano family picture**

Nice family pictures.
by mrpao
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Shimano ch100 side plate stuck
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

Shimano ch100 side plate stuck

I have an older ch-100a with a left side plate turn key dual that won't budge. I'm afraid to put to much torque on it because it might break.
What's the best way to get the turn key dial to turn so I can get the left side plate off.
It the original silver chronarch 100a.
by mrpao
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Looking for some knob shims for an Abu Handle
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: Looking for some knob shims for an Abu Handle

I bought some a long time ago from ebay.
It came in a set with different sizes. Came in very handy when trying to shim knobs to correct tightness.
by mrpao
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Stadic fk spool
Replies: 7
Views: 2372

Re: Stadic fk spool

Great.
I didnt have a FK spool to try it out.
Didnt want to buy one and have it not fit.
by mrpao
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Stadic fk spool
Replies: 7
Views: 2372

Re: Stadic fk spool

FB model
by mrpao
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Chatterbait reel
Replies: 38
Views: 4705

Re: Chatterbait reel

Prefer the lower gears.
More torque when retrieving and less resistance.
by mrpao
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Stadic fk spool
Replies: 7
Views: 2372

Stadic fk spool

Does anybody know if the stradic fk spools will work on the stradic CI4+ body.
Kind of tired of all the red on the stradic CI4+.
by mrpao
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Which Rod should I pair with an Aldebarán MGl 30?
Replies: 4
Views: 1460

Re: Which Rod should I pair with an Aldebarán MGl 30?

I have a 30HG paired up with a expride 6'10" med hvy. Topwaters and jerkbaits. Another 30HG paired up with a black cumara 6'8" med. Small topwaters and jerkbaits. I have a 50Hg on a expride 7'2" med light. Small T-rigs and other plastics. Another 50 on a GLX 852c. Small T-rigs and plastics. The expr...
by mrpao
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: In the market for UL/Finesse Spinning reel.
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

Re: In the market for UL/Finesse Spinning reel.

I have a legalis 1000lt.
I did put a revros 2000lt spool on it to see if it would fit.
It fits but i never tried to fish it to see the line lay.
The drag knobs are the same size.

I have a 7' presso rod and have a daiwa QG750 on it.
Nice combo but the rod is fairly flimsy.
by mrpao
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Chatterbait reel
Replies: 38
Views: 4705

Re: Chatterbait reel

I use a calcutta 100d.
Its got a 5.9:1 gears.
I want to try the Bantam MGL PG or the Engetsu 100PG.
I like a slower gear so I can run it deeper.