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by a1712
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Star drag and handle options, Scorpion XT?
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Re: Star drag and handle options, Scorpion XT?

Might want to post this in the Shimano Support Forum, Bantam might be of help. Brian.
by a1712
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Cast Control Cap for Curado K
Replies: 2
Views: 686

Re: Cast Control Cap for Curado K

Ask Bantam in the Shimano Support subforum, he'll know. Brian.
by a1712
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Aftermarket handles
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Re: Aftermarket handles

Hawgtech makes a decent, reasonably priced handle with different accent color options, even cork knobs. Brian.
by a1712
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: TRANX 300 HG Handle Play
Replies: 5
Views: 844

Re: TRANX 300 HG Handle Play

The only thing the handle nut does is hold the handle on. The play is from the slop in your base bearing to the retainer plate. Brian.
by a1712
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Reel to pair with NRX 853c
Replies: 16
Views: 2333

Re: Reel to pair with NRX 853c

I have Curado K HG's on my 853 and 854. They fish extremely well and balances the rods out nicely. Brian.
by a1712
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1453
Views: 298202

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Small pond in south central PA. Just shy of 22", 6lb. 4oz.. Brian.
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by a1712
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Curado 70 Gears
Replies: 14
Views: 2992

Re: Curado 70 Gears

Try Bantam in the Shimano Support Forum, he'll know. Brian.
by a1712
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past
Replies: 61
Views: 9252

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

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That was with a K, so it doesn't go with the theme. Brian.
by a1712
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past
Replies: 61
Views: 9252

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

Just purchased 2-NIB Shimano Curado 50E's, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Brian.
by a1712
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Curado K Spool
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Re: Curado K Spool

Bantam1 wrote:The spool for the K is unique to the K model and will not work in any other reel models in the current lineup. I'm not sure why you are having a hard time getting one when we have plenty in stock.
Can't find the K on Fish Shop. Brian.
by a1712
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Curado K Spool
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Curado K Spool

Does anyone know if the K is compatible with any other spools in the Shimano line? I need an extra spool and am striking out. Thanks, Brian.
by a1712
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 50 mg7
Replies: 17
Views: 2365

Re: 50 mg7

Kolton wrote:I'm sure this is previously covered, but can I get 7.7 brass gears for my 50e Curado? If so, How much? Can any certified shimano service place put them in?
Japan Tackle, $48 + shipping. Brian.
by a1712
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Need a Complex spool.
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Need a Complex spool.

I've been looking high and low for a Shimano Complex CI4 2500HGS F6 spare spool. Is there anyone that can help? Thanks all, Brian.
by a1712
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Lews bearings question
Replies: 6
Views: 1427

Re: Lews bearings question

I pop all 3 bearings out, completely flush and administer 1 drop of TSI 321. It actually makes a huge difference. Brian.
by a1712
Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: US Source for aftermarket parts?
Replies: 10
Views: 889

Re: US Source for aftermarket parts?

I don't really mind ordering from overseas, but I am inpatient. I ordered something from Hawgtech a week ago and it has been sitting in customs for the last 4 days...sucks. In the same token I ordered my Metanium on ebay from Japan and it was here in two days. Hawgtech is in Florida, if your order ...