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by phatbass
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 - How many do you own?
Replies: 57
Views: 7669

Re: SV103 - How many do you own?

I have 3 of the XSL. Nothing matches them IMO for flipping/pitching - very sturdy and solid feeling. This is coming from a mostly shimano guy. I THINK I have found a right handed 7.9. I was really wanting to try the Chronarch MGL when the labor day sales start, the SV103 is non TW and listed for $2...
by phatbass
Sun May 28, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium MGL gear upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1542

Re: Metanium MGL gear upgrade

no it won't work,I actually was thinking if i can find a machine shop that can make these sets in brass. I think machining a set of brass gears as a one off would cost more than a new reel. if it were not to crazy i would get quite a few sets and sell some, but i know that stuff would cost a small ...
by phatbass
Fri May 26, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium MGL gear upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1542

Re: Metanium MGL gear upgrade

no it won't work,I actually was thinking if i can find a machine shop that can make these sets in brass.
by phatbass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Metanium MGL geary feeling?
Replies: 33
Views: 1845

Re: Metanium MGL geary feeling?

I was told on another forum the gears from the antares 12 hg won't work in the met13.maybe there wider then the met13 gears and won't fit the side plate,i don't see why it would'nt work no reason was given.
by phatbass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 vs. J-Dream
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: SV103 vs. J-Dream

Big-Bass wrote:I bought three! Two in 7.9 and one in 6.3.

I did the same ,but all three are the 7.9.
by phatbass
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 vs. J-Dream
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: SV103 vs. J-Dream

I don't know if they ever could get rid of that reel platform. In fact, bring it back made of Mg, put an SV spool in it, and call it the 20th Anniversary TD-Z SV (since 1998 was the first year of the TD-Z) and bring it back as a limited model at I-Cast under the price of the current Steez SV. Hotca...
by phatbass
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 vs. J-Dream
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: SV103 vs. J-Dream

The J-dream is going to cast further and crank smoother. It is one sweet reel for casting crankbaits. The SV 103 is going to be better for pitching and skipping. have to disagree casting difference and smoothness on the retrieve are equal with both. Guess I will have to do a side by side test this ...
by phatbass
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Poison Adrena Rods
Replies: 8
Views: 1488

Re: Poison Adrena Rods

excellent very light and sensitive rods i have the 6'10mh,6'10ml and the 7'6 xh .
by phatbass
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 vs. J-Dream
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: SV103 vs. J-Dream

spencerinstl wrote:The J-dream is going to cast further and crank smoother. It is one sweet reel for casting crankbaits. The SV 103 is going to be better for pitching and skipping.

have to disagree casting difference and smoothness on the retrieve are equal with both.
by phatbass
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103 vs. J-Dream
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: SV103 vs. J-Dream

I have the megabass IP79 which is the same as the j-dream just different paint job,and i have the sv103 and both cast and feel the same ,both smooth and can bomb it out there but the SV103 can cast lighter baits.
by phatbass
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Metanium MGL geary feeling?
Replies: 33
Views: 1845

Re: Metanium MGL geary feeling?

First post :D I have had two Metaniums...sold them. And now I have two MGLs. One is XG and the other is a regular. Both feel geary if the tension cap is tigthened beyond any side to side wiggle. I think other posters are right about the gear material. I recently bought a Chronarch MGL XG which feel...
by phatbass
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa SV series: please rank!
Replies: 18
Views: 3007

Re: Daiwa SV series: please rank!

I think reigion of where someone lives and if they have a boat or not weighs on this. Not saying a Steez is not capable but I sure wouldn't want to throw an A rig, C-rig 3/4oz. + or a DD22 on it all day ! :lol: Not to mention a Steez normally doesn't balance well with most rods into the 7'6" +...
by phatbass
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Metanium MGL geary feeling?
Replies: 33
Views: 1845

Re: Metanium MGL geary feeling?

I have 2 mgls and 2 met13 and i use zpi medium grease and i don't have any issues , smooth as silk and i am very picky about my reels
by phatbass
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Metanium MGL geary feeling?
Replies: 33
Views: 1845

Re: Metanium MGL geary feeling?

First post :D I have had two Metaniums...sold them. And now I have two MGLs. One is XG and the other is a regular. Both feel geary if the tension cap is tigthened beyond any side to side wiggle. I think other posters are right about the gear material. I recently bought a Chronarch MGL XG which feel...
by phatbass
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: (SLP TATULA "Click" works?) Is it possible to install clicking spool tensioner on SV103?
Replies: 32
Views: 3389

Re: (Help)Is it possible to install clicking spool tensioner on SV103?

LgMouthGambler wrote:Here it is.

viewtopic.php?f=47&t=70035

even if this guy would have made them available to buy, i don't think i would want to glue that piece to the frame and i don't see how it would hold with that little surface area.

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