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by doomtrprz71
Fri May 22, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: gears for baitcasters
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: gears for baitcasters

I would say no, most of the "cold forged" gears in spinning reels that are cast zinc aren't as precise plus it would make more sense to cut helical gears for finer teeth. They could use a cold forged alloy but I'm sure something like 7075t6 or 6061t6 would be a lot cheaper and be plenty strong and w...
by doomtrprz71
Thu May 21, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: gears for baitcasters
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: gears for baitcasters

It amuses me that alot of gears in spinning reels claim cold forged gears that are usually cast zinc. I would think cold forged gears would be cost prohibitive for a baitcasting reel.
by doomtrprz71
Mon May 18, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa TWS And Braid, Opinions
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Daiwa TWS And Braid, Opinions

I've never had any trouble with any of my tws reels and braid, my og tatula type r has never had anything else on it.
by doomtrprz71
Wed May 13, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Ultracast has coastal camo and so does suffix, I like the Castaway as well, but for the money I prefer the ultracast.
by doomtrprz71
Tue May 12, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Do you like ABU reels?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Do you like ABU reels?

nice collection of round reels Slazmo. what is the one on the far right? An Abu Ambadsadeur Ultra Mag XL 2. Just picked it up randomly one day, quiet interesting a reel however. Keeps a lot of the old world charm with a flair of new age built in. It's that transition between round and low profile w...
by doomtrprz71
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Any good Aliexpress spool bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Any good Aliexpress spool bearings

I've had good luck with trb bearings from eBay, they would be cheaper than some of those AliExpress bearings.
by doomtrprz71
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Zero adjuster
Replies: 35
Views: 6716

Re: Zero adjuster

My Coastal SV was horribly overbraked until I loosened the zero adjuster up. In fact its the only thing I don't like about the reel, Id much rather have a regular spoon tension knob.
by doomtrprz71
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Show off your OG Zillion
Replies: 64
Views: 4265

Re: Show off your OG Zillion

MountainMan 83 wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:03 am
doomtrprz71 wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:22 pm
Mine are a bit beat up
They look great! That PE special is one sweet looking real. Love that JDM SH picture as well; wet, muddy, dinged up. A true workhorse!
They are all a little muddy looking because of all the pine pollen :lol:
by doomtrprz71
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Ultimate speckled trout set-up
Replies: 31
Views: 16624

Re: Ultimate speckled trout set-up

LOL- same here! I ordered two spools of Castaway for this fall. Expectations are high for some epic stories like this. 😃 :shock: Hope I didn't oversell this stuff. With that said, I ordered a spool for my Steez A (which is going full SW) and my Daiwa Certate 4000. All in! I tried it and liked it, b...
by doomtrprz71
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Show off your OG Zillion
Replies: 64
Views: 4265

Re: Show off your OG Zillion

Mine are a bit beat up PE special I use for flats fishing https://i.ibb.co/1TkF3Vf/IMG-20200406-171030.jpg 7.9 jdream for frogs https://i.ibb.co/vxDtRY8/IMG-20200406-171119-01.jpg 6.3 jdream for topwaters https://i.ibb.co/K6n9kWc/IMG-20200406-171154-01.jpg 7.1 for chatterbaits that was $70 https://i...
by doomtrprz71
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Tat Elite vs Zillion SV
Replies: 27
Views: 3223

Re: Tat Elite vs Zillion SV

If purchasing a new daiwa and wish to fish salt or dirty water steer clear of full shaft spools that don't have a bearing mounted on the spool shaft. That design has an inherent flaw that allows water to enter the reels gearbox along the spool shaft requiring continued maintenance as the pinion bea...
by doomtrprz71
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: Is the Senko Still King in 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 1634

Re: Is the Senko Still King in 2020?

My favorite other than a senko is the wave worms bamboo stick, they are thicker and fall slower. I do want to try the pocket rockets.
by doomtrprz71
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Sunline Asegai low price. Is this legit
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Sunline Asegai low price. Is this legit

Mine arrived today so it was indeed legit
by doomtrprz71
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Sunline Asegai low price. Is this legit
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Sunline Asegai low price. Is this legit

I couldn't pass it up either so we shall see
by doomtrprz71
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Lews Winn paddles
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: Lews Winn paddles

Has anyone tried the Winn paddles on a daiwa handle? I love the Catalina reels except for the big foam grips and want to change to something slimmer. The only paddles that will fit are the Tatula/Tat CT paddles. The Lews knob posts are 1mm larger diameter than Daiwa knob posts. Thanks, looks like I...