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by bigfruits
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rods You Have Aquired For 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: Rods You Have Aquired For 2019

i plan on adding a MB Javelin. seems like a great rod to launch single hook moving baits. im so happy with the balance and feel of the Daemos and FMJ that im not worried at all about the purchase. id love the CNQ 905 for small/medium swim baits and offshore fishing but the price tag is too high for ...
by bigfruits
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: What rods compare to a NRX 852c ?
Replies: 14
Views: 632

Re: What rods compare to a NRX 852c ?

sensitivity doesnt get better. put something lightweight like an aldebaran on it and you will be spoiled for life.
by bigfruits
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Finesse jig and light texas rig rod for 3/16 - 1/2oz
Replies: 11
Views: 822

Re: Finesse jig and light texas rig rod for 3/16 - 1/2oz

daemos sounds perfect for that.
by bigfruits
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: What’s your 2019 Rod to have?
Replies: 61
Views: 3872

Re: What’s your 2019 Rod to have?

i still havent bought the javelin i wanted to fish with this year. anyone want to trade for the 110 special?

id love to see a remake of the X4 Destruction. same power and taper, maybe a bit longer.
by bigfruits
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Megabass F5-72X Daemos
Replies: 18
Views: 670

Re: Megabass F5-72X Daemos

i agree word for word on what vishus said although ive never tried squarebills on it. jigs and t-rig (1/4-3/8oz plus plastic) is what i mainly use it for but also great with single hook moving baits in the 1/2oz range. i even like it for 5 and 6 inch senkos. the daemos and the fmj have become two of...
by bigfruits
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: What happened to my rods??
Replies: 15
Views: 648

Re: What happened to my rods??

temps must have hit 400 degrees overnight.
by bigfruits
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's next for Shimano???
Replies: 110
Views: 8110

Re: What's next for Shimano???

core 71 please
by bigfruits
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: All around spinning rod (NRX v. ST. C LE v MB Add)
Replies: 8
Views: 2922

Re: All around spinning rod (NRX v. ST. C LE v MB Add)

the nrx 852s is my favorite spinning rod. i think it sits right between st.croix ML and Med powers. if i only had one spinning rod it would be this one, no doubt. a ML st croix might be a little better suited for light DS and small mushroom ned jigheads and a Med st croix for 1/4oz jigs (+ plasitc) ...
by bigfruits
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Still in love with my 803!
Replies: 27
Views: 5888

Re: Still in love with my 803!

man, your kistler reviews and stuff ive read in the past makes me really want to get one. please dont tell me they have something similar to the xpeditor service. i still have my old 852glx. the nrx 852s "feels" a little less powerful and has a bit more tip. i know you dislike spinning but...
by bigfruits
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Still in love with my 803!
Replies: 27
Views: 5888

Re: Still in love with my 803!

sorry, read this the other day and didnt realize you already had it. im very surprised you didnt get good offers on that 50. if it was a 51, i might have got it from you! while ive not fished the new 803, i have fished plenty of loomis 3 powers. i think it will make a good shallow water light jig an...
by bigfruits
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Still in love with my 803!
Replies: 27
Views: 5888

Re: Still in love with my 803!

goldrod - i have not heard much about the newer glx 803. is there a reason youre looking for a "short" rod? i still use the old BCR version. i even bought a spare a few years ago because i was scared of breaking it. still have the original and spare and no plans on selling them. its still ...
by bigfruits
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: $300 spinning rod for bottom contact techniques
Replies: 15
Views: 4162

Re: $300 spinning rod for bottom contact techniques

id recommend the nrx 852s except i wouldnt like 1/2oz plus plastic (or even 3/8oz) but it will handle it fine. the LE 6'8" mxf would be a good choice. i havent fished the new glx 853 but it might be worth looking into. loomis MH are less powerful than st. croix MH but still prob not the best ch...
by bigfruits
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Conquest 842S or Megabass Addermine
Replies: 18
Views: 2083

Re: Conquest 842S or Megabass Addermine

I can honestly say Loomis/Shimano Conquest is a bunch of smoke IMHO. I will get flamed but doesn't float my boat in anyway shape or form even with all the PR mumbo jumbo and prehype. I thought for sure they would have easily had me with that offering :-k I haven't fished them so take that with a gr...
by bigfruits
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Core 51Mg7 Handle Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 1421

Re: Core 51Mg7 Handle Upgrade

thats what i need! a spacer...

i have two on bottom contact rods and one on a walking topwater/shallow crank rod. great little reels! compact and light and plenty of line for 95% of what i throw. i do miss an external brake sometimes though...
by bigfruits
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Core 51Mg7 Handle Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 1421

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://...

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