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by MardukFIN
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Sensitivity
Replies: 21
Views: 898

Re: Sensitivity

Many things affects on sensitivity. Most is blank, then grip material and then guides. I use only titanium guides. Mostly AT ti-forged due price compared to Fuji Torzite. I've built K2, couple Croix SCV's, many NFC HM, couple NFC HM X-Rays, new Bushido HM etc.. At the moment most sensitive rod i've ...
by MardukFIN
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa reels - gaudy or sexy?
Replies: 55
Views: 1840

Re: Daiwa reels - gaudy or sexy?

Winstondry wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:05 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:11 pm
I'm just sick of the anodized red on Daiwa and Shimano reels...
Probably a good thing I'm photo sharing challenged here on TT, you'd puke seeing all the red parts on my Daiwas! :big grin:
Red and black is best combo. Here's my Bushido without guides yet.
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by MardukFIN
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa reels - gaudy or sexy?
Replies: 55
Views: 1840

Re: Daiwa reels - gaudy or sexy?

I've noticed a lot of people here seem to reeeeally like Daiwa reels, but I haven't yet pieced together all of the reasons why. Despite some reels seeming to be excellent performers, I can't get over how flashy some of them are. I would be pretty interested in some Daiwa reels if they didn't have a...
by MardukFIN
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What have you lost while fishing?
Replies: 54
Views: 9959

Re: What have you lost while fishing?

1st and 2nd wife \:D/
by MardukFIN
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Building the Ultimate BFS Rod
Replies: 17
Views: 613

Re: Building the Ultimate BFS Rod

Well i dont need more grip cause i hold reel like this. https://i.imgur.com/v79SrpA.jpg Both of these split grips are these: https://www.mudhole.com/CFX-Composite-Carbon-Fiber-Grips-Fighting-Butt-Grip 2,35". Got some AGS guides too. Woudnt use those to UL rod. Guide feet is so wide that wrapping wou...
by MardukFIN
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Building the Ultimate BFS Rod
Replies: 17
Views: 613

Re: Building the Ultimate BFS Rod

CFX carbon grips are perfect for lightest builds. I use those butt grips as rear grip also. Here's my lightest rod atm. It's built with CFX grips and Rodcraft skeleton seat. Blank is modified Bushido CB68/6-12 cut donw to 6'- Rod weights 65g (2,3oz). Cast nicely 3-15g. https://i.imgur.com/ctHQTds.jpg
by MardukFIN
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: MicroWave Guides Casting Distance
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: MicroWave Guides Casting Distance

So I've been wondering about these American Tackle Microwave Guides. Has anyone used them before, and do they actually increase casting distance? I'm skeptical because the outer ring of the stripper guide seems like it reduces distance as it creates more friction. OH yes, I've built several rods wi...
by MardukFIN
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Power ratings on new NFC X-Ray blanks?
Replies: 6
Views: 937

Re: Power ratings on new NFC X-Ray blanks?

Here's something data from my own deflections.. blank, length, lureweight, WL(cm), RDA(g) TR904-3-MHX 7'6" - 3/4oz 188 648 BFT Vertical Microwave 6' - 60g 146 630 NFC MB 709 IM 7' 3/8 - 2 oz 173 621 BFT Vertical Pelagio V2 5'9" - 60g 135 600 NMB873-MHX 7'2" ¹/⁴ - ³/⁴oz 183,5 575 NFC MB 736-1 (X-Ray ...
by MardukFIN
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Older Steez EX 100HS spool help ????
Replies: 8
Views: 670

Re: Older Steez EX 100HS spool help ????

I have two Steez EX's. Spool is fine for pike fishing as it takes plenty of 40-50lb braid.
by MardukFIN
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster
Replies: 15
Views: 894

Re: 2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster

y2k88 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:49 am
No mention of any type of mag braking though.
If it's CT spool + sideplate compatible...
by MardukFIN
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster
Replies: 15
Views: 894

2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster

WOW!

This is great. Finally light reel from Daiwa! 135g with Steez CT frame. 8-)

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http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/re ... nyiyWgjEyI
by MardukFIN
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: ICAST 2019
Replies: 181
Views: 13972

Re: ICAST 2019

Hey E73Bass. Where is the new Zillion CT. Did your source screw up and say CT instead of HD :lol: or is the reel coming out at a later date. Smoke and mirrors in Orlando. Meanwhile in Japan: http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/reel/boat_rl/admira/index.html OMG !!!! Finally reel light as Aldebaran...
by MardukFIN
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: another "what's next for daiwa?" thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1952

Re: another "what's next for daiwa?" thread

E73Bass wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:16 pm
Loafer wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:40 am
If "CT" is in trend now, then let Zillion CT SV be released. :D
It’s a com’in... though may not be available till end of year
With made in Japan - stamp?
by MardukFIN
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1453
Views: 297094

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

Oh yes! :lol:

I have only Steezes. Theres 1016 SV TW, CT SV TW 700XH and 103H. Rods are build by myself: NFC MB 736-1 X-Ray, HM Bushido MB76/8-15 and St. Croix 5C70MF-G.
by MardukFIN
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1453
Views: 297094

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

SteveSchmelzle wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:30 am
those from Finland?

I'm first Gen Canadian. Mom was born in Finland.

Would love to Visit my home town and do some fishing....But man, Tourism is tough in the motherland :)

Yes. From Finland.