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by johnnybassboat
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Shimano driver for small screws.
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Shimano driver for small screws.

Hi Guys, I just started to service my own Shimano reels. What are you guys using to remove the small phillips screw near the thumb bar on a Chronarch MGL. It is a very small phillips headed screw and I cant find a driver to fit it well. Thanks.
by johnnybassboat
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rods You Have Aquired For 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1588

Re: Rods You Have Aquired For 2019

I picked up a couple over the winter so far. I got a Shimano Zodias 175xh casting rod on sale for heavy slop froggin. Also just picked up a new NRX854 for under $300 from my local Cabelas/BPS on clearance. It will feel right at home with my NRX893,873, and 894.
by johnnybassboat
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?
Replies: 43
Views: 2057

Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Between my GLX845 cbr and NRX893. Probably better numbers on the crankbait rod, but better quality on the NRX with a beaver and a 1/4 tungsten weight. BUT I sure love pitchin a jig to cover with my NRX894.
by johnnybassboat
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2019 wishes
Replies: 41
Views: 6103

Re: 2019 wishes

My wish from 2014 to 2019. Daiwa Baby Z :lol: This. A $300 range Daiwa, a miniature Z2020 would compete well with the Bantam MGL. I'd also like to see a SV105 replacement with a shallow spool. On the Shimano side, a Curado K70 or Curado 70MGL would be awesome. I like the Aldebaran but worry about t...
by johnnybassboat
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Daiwa...
Replies: 141
Views: 13157

Re: What's next for Daiwa...

They're finally, after hundreds of years, making the Z1016. Because that's not enough, they're reintroducing the beloved TDZ, which will be just a bit below the Steez price. But wait, that's not enough. They're also reintroducing the pixys with an ultra shallow SV spools. nvm we're not getting anyt...
by johnnybassboat
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BPS and Cabelas
Replies: 14
Views: 3613

Re: BPS and Cabelas

I posted on your BBC post, so hopefully you can get more answers here too.
by johnnybassboat
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: I believe she is the "one"
Replies: 10
Views: 4109

Re: I believe she is the "one"

Man I could have saved you a lot of money and time. But that is half the fun I guess. That NRX894 is one of my favorite sticks. I use mine mostly for jigs, but it will work for all kinds of bottom contact baits.
by johnnybassboat
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: NRX 852C how does it translate to JDM rods?
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: NRX 852C how does it translate to JDM rods?

First two numbers are total length in inches and the third number is power. I power being light, 2power medium and 3 med heavy and 4 heavy. Nrx rods seem to be a bit on the light side of most power rating systems. I dont have an 852, but do have a 893, 873, 894, and a 852s spinning rod. All rods are...
by johnnybassboat
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Core 51Mg7 Handle Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 1663

Re: Core 51Mg7 Handle Upgrade

i tried some of those handles (Chronarch/Metanium) but ended up with straight ones on my Core and Alde mgs. for some reason it rubbed the drag but i have heard others having success! if you decide to drop a little more into it that reel, check out the 7.7:1 brass gears if you havent already. http:/...
by johnnybassboat
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ICAST 2018 Rumors
Replies: 93
Views: 13576

Re: ICAST 2018 Rumors

JWR075 wrote:Also saw 13's new Envy rods. 46T graphite and Fuji SS Sic guides.

http://www.13fishing.com/envy-black/

Wow I hope they are good. Price seems kinda high. I have two and think I paid less that $200 for them.
by johnnybassboat
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: NEW: Daiwa Tatula 100 (based off Steez)
Replies: 117
Views: 14125

Re: NEW: Daiwa Tatula 100 (based off Steez)

https://s33.postimg.cc/74rmjyanj/Screenshot_20180622-000944.png https://s33.postimg.cc/acw3wl4in/Screenshot_20180622-000839.png https://s15.postimg.cc/823h9iq7f/Screenshot_20180622-143440.png Look at the bottom pic and notice how the mag dial is right there in the way of your finger. If they would ...
by johnnybassboat
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Loomis 853/854 vs 893/894
Replies: 14
Views: 1688

Re: Loomis 853/854 vs 893/894

I use my 893NRX for t-rigs with a 1/4 or 5/16 weight, mostly with a beaver. I always have a 3/8 or 1/2 jig tied on my 894NRX. Both work great in their application. Dont have a 853NRX or 854NRX, have a few glx rods to fill these spots. Do have a 873NRX and would say I like it a lot also. It would al...
by johnnybassboat
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Curado K
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Curado K

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:I wonder if HH will make a thumb bar for the curado K

I have heard this a couple times. What dont you like about the thumb bar?
by johnnybassboat
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Loomis 853/854 vs 893/894
Replies: 14
Views: 1688

Re: Loomis 853/854 vs 893/894

I use my 893NRX for t-rigs with a 1/4 or 5/16 weight, mostly with a beaver. I always have a 3/8 or 1/2 jig tied on my 894NRX. Both work great in their application. Dont have a 853NRX or 854NRX, have a few glx rods to fill these spots. Do have a 873NRX and would say I like it a lot also. It would als...

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